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gsjson

0.1.8 • Public • Published

google-spreadsheet-to-json

NPM version

A simple Node.js command-line tool to export Google Spreadsheets to JSON files.

Installation

npm install -g google-spreadsheet-to-json

Help

> gsjson --help

  Usage: gsjson <spreadsheet-id> <file> [options]

  Options:

    -h, --help                   output usage information
    -V, --version                output the version number
    -u, --user [user]            User to login
    -p, --password [password]    Password to login
    -t, --token [token]          Auth token acquired externally
    -y, --tokentype [tokentype]  Type of the informed token (defaults to Bearer)
    -w, --worksheet <n>          Worksheet index
    -c, --hash [column]          Column to hash the final JSON
    -i, --vertical               Use the first column as header
    -l, --list-only              Ignore headers and just list the values in arrays
    -b, --beautify               Beautify final JSON

Note

A spreadsheet ID can be extracted from its URL.

Usage (public Spreadsheets)

gsjson abc123456789 data.json

Usage (private Spreadsheets)

gsjson abc123456789 data.json -t authtoken

Known issues

  • Since Google now enforces OAuth 2.0, this module offers an argument for the auth token. One of the methods to acquire a temporary token:

  • Public spreadsheets can only be used without authentication if the option "File > Publish to the web" is used in the Google Spreadsheets GUI, even if the spreadsheet is visible to everyone. This problem won't occur when authenticated.

Example 1 (array of objects):

Id Name Age Newsletter
1 Joisse Wendell 25 TRUE
2 Brand Katelin 16 FALSE
3 Gloriana Goldie TRUE

Command:

gsjson abc123456789 data.json -b

Output:

[
    {
        "id": 1,
        "name": "Joisse Wendell",
        "age": 25,
        "newsletter": true
    },
    {
        "id": 2,
        "name": "Brand Katelin",
        "age": 16,
        "newsletter": false
    },
    {
        "id": 3,
        "name": "Gloriana Goldie",
        "newsletter": true
    }
]

Example 2 (hashed object):

Id Name Age Newsletter
1 Joisse Wendell 25 TRUE
2 Brand Katelin 16 FALSE
3 Gloriana Goldie TRUE

Command:

gsjson abc123456789 data.json -b -c id

Output:

{
    "1": {
        "id": 1,
        "name": "Joisse Wendell",
        "age": 25,
        "newsletter": true
    },
    "2": {
        "id": 2,
        "name": "Brand Katelin",
        "age": 16,
        "newsletter": false
    },
    "3": {
        "id": 3,
        "name": "Gloriana Goldie",
        "newsletter": true
    }
}

Example 3 (list of values):

Id Name Age Newsletter
1 Joisse Wendell 25 TRUE
2 Brand Katelin 16 FALSE
3 Gloriana Goldie TRUE

Command:

gsjson abc123456789 data.json -b -l

Output:

[
    [
        1,
        "Joisse Wendell",
        25,
        true
    ],
    [
        2,
        "Brand Katelin",
        16,
        false
    ],
    [
        3,
        "Gloriana Goldie",
        null,
        true
    ]
]

Example 4 (vertical data, without beautifying):

Id 1 2 3
Name Joisse Wendell Brand Katelin Gloriana Goldie
Age 25 16
Newsletter TRUE FALSE TRUE

Command:

gsjson abc123456789 data.json -i

Output:

[{"id":1,"name":"Joisse Wendell","age":25,"newsletter":true},{"id":2,"name":"Brand Katelin","age":16,"newsletter":false},{"id":3,"name":"Gloriana Goldie","newsletter":true}]

License

google-spreadsheet-to-json is free and unencumbered public domain software. For more information, see the accompanying UNLICENSE file.

Install

npm i gsjson

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