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Mechaflash

Anyone ever automate a google spreadsheet?

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Mechaflash

Curious if anyone has ever attempted to hook into google's spreadsheet app like you would for excel?


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Bert

Interesting thought. I've never tried it for when I needed to work with a spreadsheet and I needed to do automation I used Excel. Lately I'm learning VBA to do stuff in Excel and it is quite interesting.

I would like to see if anyone does something with this. I've worked with Google's spreadsheet app and I do like it.

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Mechaflash

Yeah I've been using it quite heavily as of late for some data calculations. I like how it can grab data from other google spreadsheets. Makes it easy to keep static data in separate documents and just load in what you need when other calculations are needed.

Currently, I'm creating a script to load data into a csv and import them into a google spreadsheet. I was hoping to either write data directly to the sheet or have a means of a type of 'auto-upload' method. I know that google has their API for google docs/drive, but the languages it supports I have no experience/knowledge in.


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Mechaflash

I wonder if the desktop app for google drives acts like dropbox? :)  I will have to see when I get home.


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“Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to Old Spice, he could smell like he’s me. Look down, back up, where are you? You’re on a boat with the man your man could smell like. What’s in your hand, back at me. I have it, it’s an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds. Anything is possible when your man smells like Old Spice and not a lady. I’m on a horse.”

 

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kittyshen2013

This is a very good proposal, I think I need to practice.

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jdelaney

Well, outside of the api, the dom object contains objects for the column and row headers...I supposed you can grab the locations of all those, and then use that as a reference to the XY coords


IEbyXPATH-Grab IE DOM objects by XPATH IEscriptRecord-Makings of an IE script recorder ExcelFromXML-Create Excel docs without excel installed GetAllWindowControls-Output all control data on a given window.

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guinness

Drive is similar to dropbox, but with more space and no 30 day version control.

What is the API like for docs?


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