AwesomeTable connector - Permissions and limitations

This article presents the limitations and the permissions required by the AwesomeTable connector.

Permissions required

Permissions required

When installing the AODocs AwesomeTable connector, end-users are asked to grant some permissions on their G Suite account.


The table below lists the permissions requested by the AODocs AwesomeTable connector and the reason why they are required:

View and manage your spreadsheets in Google Drive It allows the add-on to populate the Google Sheet the AwesomeTable will fetch its data from.
Display and run third-party web content in prompts and sidebars inside Google applications

It allows the add-on to store configuration data, especially to make the auto-update feature work properly.


Allow this application to run when you are not present It allows the auto-update feature to refresh the content of the sheet even when you are not using it.
Send email as you It allows the add-on to warn you whenever the auto-update feature encounters a problem and needs an action from you.
Connect to an external service It allows the add-on to reach to AwesomeTable API and create the AwesomeTable.


Below is a list of the current limitations of the AwesomeTable connector:

  • The property file size view, if present in your view, won’t be exported to the AwesomeTable.
  • The add-on can’t be used inside the Google Sheets viewer in AODocs preview feature.
  • You might experience timezone issues with your date properties in some configurations. If so, change any cell content in your spreadsheet (by putting a title in bold, for example), and click the "Update" button in the add-on to refresh the content.

There is no limit to number of documents you can synchronize. However, if the process is slow, as an administrator, you can use the extended script execution in the Early Access program. This extends the execution time of Apps Scripts to 30 minutes, which may allow you to synchronize more documents.

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