Getting a file as a blob from Google Drive

Getting a file as a blob from Google Drive can be accomplished using the Google Drive API provided by the DriveApp service. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to retrieve a file by its ID and get it as a blob, which you can then use for various operations such as copying, modifying, or sending … Read more

Schedule and Track Social Media Posts in Google Sheets

Schedule and Track Social Media Posts in Google Sheets Post Title Scheduled Date Status Launch Announcement 2024-05-08 Feature Update 2024-05-08 Posted Customer Story 2024-05-09 Objective: Use a script to schedule social media posts stored in Google Sheets and mark them as posted on scheduled dates. Steps: Set up a Google Sheet with columns for Post … Read more

Automate Responses to Google Forms Submissions

To set up a trigger for the function onFormSubmit(e) which automatically sends an email to a user after they submit a form, you’ll first need to write the function as part of a Google Apps Script project linked to your Google Form or Sheet. Then, you’ll create a trigger that fires every time the form … Read more

Sync Contacts from Spreadsheet to Google Contacts

Objective: Write a script to add contacts from a Google Sheet into Google Contacts, checking for duplicates to avoid redundant entries. Steps: Ensure your Google Sheet includes columns for First Name, Last Name, and Email. Open Extensions > Apps Script. Replace the existing code with: function syncContacts() {  const sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet().getActiveSheet();  const data = … Read more

Automating Document Creation with Google Apps Script

Efficiency is key in any business setting, and automation can play a pivotal role in streamlining repetitive tasks. One common administrative task is the generation of documents for records or communications based on data collected in spreadsheets. In this blog post, we will discuss how to use Google Apps Script to automatically generate Google Docs … Read more

Sync Spreadsheet Data with Google Calendar

The syncToCalendar() function in Google Apps Script is designed to sync events from a Google Sheet to the user’s default Google Calendar. Here’s a detailed breakdown of how the function operates: Key Assumptions Potential Improvements Sample Data Table in Sheets Here’s an example of how the data in your Google Sheet might look: Event Title … Read more

Automating Task Management with Google Apps Script

Efficient task management is crucial for both personal productivity and team collaboration. As tasks are completed, managing and archiving them effectively can help maintain a clear and focused workflow. In this blog post, we will explore how to automate the process of moving completed tasks from an active task list to a completed archive using … Read more

Streamlining Weekly Data Summaries with Google Sheets and Gmail

In the fast-paced world of data analysis and reporting, providing regular updates and summaries is crucial for staying informed and making informed decisions. However, manually compiling and sending weekly data summaries can be time-consuming and prone to errors. Fortunately, with the power of Google Sheets and Gmail, you can automate this process, ensuring that stakeholders … Read more

Automating Contact Synchronization with Google Sheets and Google Contacts

In today’s fast-paced world, managing contact information efficiently is crucial for staying connected with friends, family, and colleagues. With the power of Google Sheets and Google Contacts, you can automate the process of syncing contact information, ensuring that your contact list is always up to date. In this blog post, we’ll explore how to automate … Read more

Automating Birthday Emails with Google Sheets and Apps Script

Introduction: In today’s digital age, personalization is key to maintaining connections, whether it’s with friends, family, or colleagues. One way to add a personal touch is by sending birthday greetings. However, manually keeping track of everyone’s birthdays and sending emails can be time-consuming and prone to errors. Fortunately, with the power of Google Sheets and … Read more