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Google Sheets  provides a spreadsheet interface for cloud-based data stored in Google Drive. It allows multiple users to edit and format files in real-time. For more information, see https://www.google.com/sheets/about/. 
  • You can create multiple  Google Sheets  connections.
  • During connection creation, you must provide access to Google Drive.

You can create connections to your Google Sheets  instance from  Designer Cloud Powered by Trifacta® Enterprise Edition

Limitations

NOTE: This connection type does not work when running jobs on a Hadoop-based cluster.

  • This is a read-only connection. 
  • Single Sign-On (SSO) is not supported.
  • Custom domains are not supported.
  • This connection does not support previewing of your data in the source.

Enable

  • General relational connectivity must be enabled. For more information, see Relational Access.
  • This connection type utilizes OAuth 2.0 for authentication.

    NOTE: NOTE: OAuth 2.0 authentication requires additional configuration specific to the connection type.

For more information, see Enable OAuth 2.0 Authentication.

Configure

To create this connection, select the Google Sheets  card. For more information, see Connections Page.

Modify the following properties as needed:

PropertyDescription
OAuth 2.0 Client

The OAuth 2.0 Client is displayed.

NOTE: When you create the connection in this window, you must click Authenticate, which authenticates to the app. This step is required.

Connection NameDisplay name of the connection.
Connection DescriptionDescription of the connection, which appears in the application.

Use

You can import datasets from Google Sheets  through the Import Data page. For more information, see Import Google Sheets Data.

Testing

Steps:

  1. After you create your connection, import datasets from the connected Google Sheets . For more information, see Import Data Page
  2. Perform a few simple transformations to the data. Run the job. For more information, see Transformer Page.
  3. Verify the results.

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