How to create new Dropbox folders for new rows in a Coda table is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Coda, Dropbox, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “create folder” action in Dropbox for each row added in Coda using
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Create your playbook and set the Coda trigger as "Row added"

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

To set up this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "Row added" under Coda. Then, select the table. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the newly added row in Coda and initiate necessary actions.

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


Add the "Create folder" in Dropbox automation

Integrate the Dropbox automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of new folder for each new row added to a specific table in Coda.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create folder" automation for Dropbox and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Dropbox 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 Dropbox account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of new folder in Dropbox. Once turned on, it will respond to each new row added in Coda by creating a new folder in Dropbox 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 being sent correctly.

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