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Export from Google Drive to Google Sheets

You can use Awesome Table Connectors to export from Google Drive to Google Sheets. Exporting to Google Sheets via Awesome Table Connectors allows you to access raw data, schedule refresh to get regular updates, and configure your output sheet's layout, among other features.

This article demonstrates how to use Awesome Table Connectors to get a list of folders from Google Drive and export it to Google Sheets. You can use your own Google Drive and follow along.

You have logged in with the Awesome Table Google Drive connector.
  1. Open the Select data drop-down and select what you want to export.

    We are exporting Files & Folders.


    You can also export a list of Shared Drives.

  2. (Optional) Add one or more filters.

    1. Open the Filters drop-down and click Add.

    2. Choose what type of filter you want to apply. We are including only items with the Folder file type.

      The selected filter is File type, the Operator option is set to IS, and the Value is set to Folder.
  3. (Optional) In the Output options, configure how your data will be inserted into your spreadsheet.

  4. (Optional) Use the Preview & Select columns feature to choose the columns you need, edit their names, and configure a sort order.

    1. Click Preview & Select columns.
      A new window opens.
    2. Make the changes you want.
    3. Click Save changes.
  5. Click Run to start your request.


    If you are running a request for the first time, the Permission needed pop-up window opens.

    1. Click Sign in with Google.
    2. Select the Google account you want to use with Awesome Table.
    3. Click Allow to grant Awesome Table the required permissions.

    Awesome Table Connectors informs you if you successfully exported to Google Sheets.

You have successfully exported a list of folders from Google Drive to Google Sheets. Successful requests are automatically saved and displayed in the Home screen.

What's next
Schedule a refresh to get regular updates.