How to Get the PDF Version of a GDrive File (GDocs / GSheets / GSlides)

  • 19 January 2022
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How to Get the PDF Version of a GDrive File (GDocs / GSheets / GSlides)

 

Did you know GDrive automatically makes a PDF version of the file available?

 

Simply search for “application/pdf” in the returned response data of the Zap step!

 

Example: GDocs

 

Example: GSlides

 

Troy Tessalone 1 month ago

Hi @Waggie 

Yes, use the Zap action: GDrive Upload File

 

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Hello Troy,

 

thx for sharing. Question, is there a possibility to save the pdf with a variabel name. I create invoices through Zapier. Via Gsheets and GDocs I create the invoices, now I would like to save them in PDF with the invoice number as name, which is in the spreadsheet.

Best Regards, Thomas

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Hi @Waggie 

Yes, use the Zap action: GDrive Upload File

 

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Hi @Troy Tessalone ,

 

Great that worked very well! Thx.

 

Thomas

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@Troy Tessalone I am getting a timeout error when uploading to GDrive and issues using the application/pdf link as email attachments

 

https://www.loom.com/share/352d9bfc451448c6b44e10e929701d79

 

Have you got any insight here?

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@tpretori 

Make sure the GDrive files are publicly accessible to be used in the Zaps.

You can either change the parent GDrive Folder permission settings so that all the files within the folder inherit those permission settings.

OR you can add this Zap step:

 

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