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Updating tab on google sheet from email excel attachment

  • 29 April 2020
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Hello, I was wondering if someone could help me with this automation…

I use a google sheet as a template to autofill after a google form is complete...the template pulls data from a tab of data that’s emailed to me weekly. I’d like to 1. email the attached document to zapier 2. had zapier add the document to a specific folder and convert it to a google sheet and 3. pull data from the newly added google sheet and add it to the end of the template google sheet. 

I’m having trouble with #3 since i’m unable to pull data from the newly updated sheet. can anyone help me out? do you know if this is possible? thanks!

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Best answer by andywingrave 29 April 2020, 13:39

Hey there! The best way to approach this is to store a reference for the newly added Google sheet somewhere - You’ll need to know what it is, and some way to identify it in the future.

 

I suggest considering somewhere to store the name of it so it’s easily referenceable in a different zap. This could be something like:

  • Another Google Sheet
  • Airtable
  • Zapier Storage
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Hey there! The best way to approach this is to store a reference for the newly added Google sheet somewhere - You’ll need to know what it is, and some way to identify it in the future.

 

I suggest considering somewhere to store the name of it so it’s easily referenceable in a different zap. This could be something like:

  • Another Google Sheet
  • Airtable
  • Zapier Storage