Does =TODAY() in Google Sheets trigger as an update to the row?

  • 21 October 2021
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I’m trying to set up a trigger such that I scrape data from 1 google sheet to another google sheet once a day.

The only way I can do this is to get todays date via =TODAY() in a cell.

When the date changes, the corresponding figure in =TODAY() will also change.

But will this trigger my zap? Seems to not for some strange reason...

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Hi @Jeffrey 

Perhaps you can describe you use case more for needing to move data between 2 GSheets.

Perhaps post screenshots about how your Zap steps are configured.


Maybe consider using an operational database app such as Airtable instead of GSheets:

Airtable has built in Automations, Views with Filters that can be used to trigger Zaps, and integrate well with Zapier.