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[Google Apps Script] List all files & folders in a Google Drive folder, & write into a speadsheet
/**
* Google Apps Script - List all files & folders in a Google Drive folder, & write into a speadsheet.
* - Main function 1: List all folders
* - Main function 2: List all files & folders
*
* Hint: Set your folder ID first! You may copy the folder ID from the browser's address field.
* The folder ID is everything after the 'folders/' portion of the URL.
*
* @version 1.0
* @see https://github.com/mesgarpour
*/
// TODO: Set folder ID
var folderId = 'My folder ID';
// Main function 1: List all folders, & write into the current sheet.
function listFolers(){
getFolderTree(folderId, false);
};
// Main function 2: List all files & folders, & write into the current sheet.
function listAll(){
getFolderTree(folderId, true);
};
// =================
// Get Folder Tree
function getFolderTree(folderId, listAll) {
try {
// Get folder by id
var parentFolder = DriveApp.getFolderById(folderId);
// Initialise the sheet
var file, data, sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet();
sheet.clear();
sheet.appendRow(["Full Path", "Name", "Date", "URL", "Last Updated", "Description", "Size"]);
// Get files and folders
getChildFolders(parentFolder.getName(), parentFolder, data, sheet, listAll);
} catch (e) {
Logger.log(e.toString());
}
};
// Get the list of files and folders and their metadata in recursive mode
function getChildFolders(parentName, parent, data, sheet, listAll) {
var childFolders = parent.getFolders();
// List folders inside the folder
while (childFolders.hasNext()) {
var childFolder = childFolders.next();
// Logger.log("Folder Name: " + childFolder.getName());
data = [
parentName + "/" + childFolder.getName(),
childFolder.getName(),
childFolder.getDateCreated(),
childFolder.getUrl(),
childFolder.getLastUpdated(),
childFolder.getDescription(),
childFolder.getSize()
];
// Write
sheet.appendRow(data);
// List files inside the folder
var files = childFolder.getFiles();
while (listAll & files.hasNext()) {
var childFile = files.next();
// Logger.log("File Name: " + childFile.getName());
data = [
parentName + "/" + childFolder.getName() + "/" + childFile.getName(),
childFile.getName(),
childFile.getDateCreated(),
childFile.getUrl(),
childFile.getLastUpdated(),
childFile.getDescription(),
childFile.getSize()
];
// Write
sheet.appendRow(data);
}
// Recursive call of the subfolder
getChildFolders(parentName + "/" + childFolder.getName(), childFolder, data, sheet, listAll);
}
};
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@swamyyadav swamyyadav commented Oct 11, 2021

how can we increase the exctime?
im getting this error : Exceeded maximum execution time

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