AppSheet Events Add-On Enhancements

We are really excite to announce the enhanced version of the AppSheet Events Add-On. This add-on is required if you wants bots to trigger when manual updates are made to Google Sheets. The enhanced version of this add-on provides:

  • Productivity improvements to turn events on/off - Simple toggle controls
  • Improved Security - Leverages OpenID token and removes the need manage/maintain per app API key.

The help article has been updated with new instructions.

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This only works still with a manual data entering, when would it work when data is added through another app(appsheet app or other apps)?

Currently bots in a given AppSheet app can trigger based on the following conditions:

  1. Manual data entry on a Sheet that is referenced as a table in that app (requires the events add-on as mentioned above)
  2. Data changes made in the same AppSheet App (eg: edit a record in the table connected to the Sheet)
  3. Invoke the AppSheet API - this can be done by invoking the API in the other AppSheet app using the webhook task or any other non-AppSheet app can also invoke the AppSheet API.

Hope this helps.

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