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Access Live Google Sheets Data in Google Sheets

Use CData Connect Cloud to gain access to live Google Sheets data from your Google Sheets.

Google Sheets is a web-based spreadsheet program provided by Google. When integrated with CData Connect Cloud, you can effortlessly gain access to Google Sheets data directly within Google Sheets for tasks such as data analysis, collaboration, calculations, and more. This article offers a comprehensive guide on connecting to Google Sheets within your Connect Cloud instance and accessing live Google Sheets data seamlessly within Google Sheets.

CData Connect Cloud offers a seamless cloud-to-cloud interface designed for Google Sheets, enabling effortless access to live Google Sheets data directly within Google Sheets. Use the dedicated Connect Cloud Google Sheets Plug-In to connect with live Google Sheets data. With built-in optimized data processing, CData Connect Cloud efficiently channels all supported query operations, including filters, JOINs, and more, directly to Google Sheets. This leverages server-side processing to promptly retrieve the desired Google Sheets data.

This setup requires a CData Connect Cloud instance and the CData Connect Cloud Add-On for Google Sheets. To get started, sign up a free trial of Connect Cloud and install the free Connect Cloud Google Sheets Add-On.

Configure Google Sheets Connectivity for Google Sheets

Connectivity to Google Sheets from Google Sheets is made possible through CData Connect Cloud. To work with Google Sheets data from Google Sheets, we start by creating and configuring a Google Sheets connection.

  1. Log into Connect Cloud, click Connections and click Add Connection
  2. Select "Google Sheets" from the Add Connection panel
  3. Google Sheets uses OAuth to authenticate. Click "Sign in" to authenticate with Google Sheets.
  4. Navigate to the Permissions tab in the Add Google Sheets Connection page and update the User-based permissions.

With the connection configured, you are ready to connect to Google Sheets data from Google Sheets.

Access Live Google Sheets Data from Google Sheets

The steps below outline connecting to CData Connect Cloud from Google Sheets to access live Google Sheets data.

  1. Log into Google Sheets, create a new sheet (or open an existing one).
  2. Click Add-ons and click Get Add-ons (if you have already installed the Add-on, jump to step 5).
  3. Search for CData Connect Cloud Add-On and install the Add-on.
  4. Authorize the Add-On.
  5. Back in Google Sheets, click Add-ons and open the CData Connect Cloud Add-On.
  6. In the Add-On panel, click Authorize to authenticate with your CData Connect Cloud instance
  7. In the CData Connect Cloud panel in Google Sheets, click Import
  8. Choose a Connection (e.g. GoogleSheets1), Table (e.g. Orders, and Columns to import
  9. Optionally add Filters, Sorting, and a Limit
  10. Click Execute to import the data

Live Access to Google Sheets Data from Cloud Applications

New, you have a direct, cloud-to-cloud connection to live Google Sheets data from your Google Sheets workbook. You can add more data to your workbook for calculations, aggregations, collaboration, and more.

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