Google Docs

The Google Docs connector Service used to define a connection required for associated actions and start events. Examples include Salesforce and Box. Method of integration to cloud services, business applications and content stores. is used to create connections for Google Docs actions A tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows.. Use Google Docs actions to create empty documents, or list existing documents in Google Docs.

Create a Google Docs connection

You can create connections from the Automate or Designer page.

Note: Your browser-stored credentials are accessed to create connections. Either clear credentials from browser memory or make sure the stored credentials are for the intended environment.


Permissions enable you to manage access for other users to use, edit, and delete connections.







Note: By default, users with administrator role will have the same rights as a Connection owner.

Google Docs data source

Use the Google Docs data source to create a drop-down list of Google Docs documents in a form.

Example:  To allow a user to select a Google Docs document from a list on a form, add a drop-down list of documents to the form using a Data lookup control A form control that allows users to select from a drop-down list of values that have been fetched from a third-party service.. The Data lookup control uses a Google Docs - Get documents data source to populate a list of calendars.

You can create a data source to:

  • Get documents: list documents visible to the authorized user.

Each data source is configured for a specific Google Docs operation. You can create as many data sources as you need.

Create a Google Docs drop-down list

To add a Google Docs drop-down list to your form:

  1. Create your Google Docs data source. For information about data sources, see Data sources.
  2. Add a Data lookup form control to your form and configure it to use your new data source.

Data source fields

When you create a Google Docs data source, you can configure some additional fields for the operations to retrieve specific date.


Field or selection


Add new data source Operation Displays the operations available for the selected Connector. Depending on the selection the following fields are displayed:
  • Google Docs - Get documents:
    • Results per page: The maximum number of documents to return in the list (10, 20, or 50).
    • Page token: Use the page token returned by an Google Docs - Get documents action to retrieve the next page of results.