How to automatically add a new row in Coda for a newly added spreadsheet in Google Sheets is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Google Sheets, Coda, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the CodaAdd row” action for each Google SheetsSpreadsheet added to folder” event.
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Create your playbook and set the Google Sheets trigger as "Spreadsheet added to folder"

After creating your playbook, you can proceed to add your trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and runs your playbook in response.

To set up this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "Spreadsheet added to folder" under Google Sheets. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect each newly added spreadsheet in Google Sheets and initiate necessary actions.

If this is your first time using a Google Sheets integration in, a prompt will guide you through the connection process.


Add the "Add row" in Coda automation

Integrate the Coda automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a new row in Coda when a new spreadsheet has been added to Google Sheets.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Add row" automation for Coda and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Coda account isn't already connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Coda account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of a new row in Coda. Once turned on, it will respond to a newly added spreadsheet in Google Sheets by creating a new row in Coda without manual intervention.

To enable your playbook, click the toggle button located in the header. It is advisable to perform a test run of your playbook beforehand to ensure all steps work seamlessly together and reminders are sent correctly.

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