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Google script to export all csv in one spreadsheet
/*
* script to export data in all sheets in the current spreadsheet as individual csv files
* files will be named according to the name of the sheet
* Note: This script uses the DocsList.createFile() method, which is only available for Google Apps accounts.
* author: Michael Derazon
*/
function onOpen() {
var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet();
var csvMenuEntries = [{name: "export as csv files", functionName: "saveAsCSV"}];
ss.addMenu("csv", csvMenuEntries);
};
function saveAsCSV() {
var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet();
var sheets = ss.getSheets();
// create a folder from the name of the spreadsheet
var folder = DocsList.createFolder(ss.getName().toLowerCase().replace(/ /g,'_') + '_csv_' + new Date().getTime());
for (var i = 0 ; i < sheets.length ; i++) {
var sheet = sheets[i];
// append ".csv" extension to the sheet name
fileName = sheet.getName() + ".csv";
// convert all available sheet data to csv format
var csvFile = convertRangeToCsvFile_(fileName, sheet);
// create a file in the Docs List with the given name and the csv data
folder.createFile(fileName, csvFile);
}
Browser.msgBox('Files are waiting in a folder named ' + folder.getName());
}
function convertRangeToCsvFile_(csvFileName, sheet) {
// get available data range in the spreadsheet
var activeRange = sheet.getDataRange();
try {
var data = activeRange.getValues();
var csvFile = undefined;
// loop through the data in the range and build a string with the csv data
if (data.length > 1) {
var csv = "";
for (var row = 0; row < data.length; row++) {
for (var col = 0; col < data[row].length; col++) {
if (data[row][col].toString().indexOf(",") != -1) {
data[row][col] = "\"" + data[row][col] + "\"";
}
}
// join each row's columns
// add a carriage return to end of each row, except for the last one
if (row < data.length-1) {
csv += data[row].join(",") + "\r\n";
}
else {
csv += data[row];
}
}
csvFile = csv;
}
return csvFile;
}
catch(err) {
Logger.log(err);
Browser.msgBox(err);
}
}
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