Reading from a Google Sheet

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Reading from a Google Sheet

Post by Phil Pendlebury » Fri May 20, 2022 6:46 pm

Hi all,

Is there any way to read from a Google sheet, other than manually copy pasting the data from the web URL, (which is not altogether bad for me, except users would struggle with the concept and interfere).

Ideally I would like to do this in the background silently. (Well, with a message saying updating data).

I did search but can not find anything.

Thank you. :-)
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Re: Reading from a Google Sheet

Post by Phil Pendlebury » Sat May 21, 2022 6:55 am

btw. I should add here that HTTP Request works on a shared public sheet but the data is impossible to parse. It is just crazily complex and not regularly formatted.
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Re: Reading from a Google Sheet

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Mon May 23, 2022 10:22 am

There isn't another way that I'm aware of. We always try to steer people towards Excel as of course we have those native Excel commands. But I realize this isn't much help.
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Re: Reading from a Google Sheet

Post by Phil Pendlebury » Mon May 23, 2022 10:30 am

Thanks Dorian, yes I found that pasting a text file to Githib and reading it RAW works really well.
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