Reading data from Google Sheets

Andre Alves Garzia andre at
Tue Nov 13 21:12:04 EST 2018


There is a much easier way. I've just posted about it since it can be of 
interest for others (there is a demo stack included):

Basically, there are special URLs for retrieving a Google Sheet as a CSV 
or a JSON. Much easier than parsing HTML or visible text.



On 11/14/2018 12:46 AM, dunbarxx via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi.
> well the (very) short answer is that you can:
> put url "yourWebpageAddressHere" into temp
> What you get is the entirety of the html contents of a page. Others will
> tell both of us how to get the "visible" text, that is, the tab and return
> delimited data, buried in all those tags.
> Craig Newman
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