Google Tasks

Query from Google Task into Google Sheets or Post data from Google Sheets into Google Task using Sheet Director.

What is Sheet Director?

Sheet Director is a G Suite add-on that helps to manage and control bi-directional data flow between Google Sheets and several other applications like Google Calendar, Tasks, Contacts, Sheets, QuickBooks, FreshBooks, Zoho etc.


It is available in the G Suite Marketplace and Chrome Web Store. Please check Installation instructions to install the add-on.

What is Google Tasks?

Google Task is a free online service for managing your to-do lists.

Google Task app enables you to create tasks and task lists from the form data .

Use Case(s)

>Pull the all my tasks from Google Tasks into Google Sheets

Google Tasks

Sheet Director

Google Sheets

Setting up Google Tasks into Sheet Director

Choose App and Service:

  • Select Google Tasks from the list of applications.
  • Select service as Get Task.
  • Switch on Run Automatically if the queries needs to be executed in regular intervals.

Google Task Configuration:

  • Select the required task from the task list.
  • Select the required fields for which you need data.
  • Fix the maximum result that is required.
  • Select the required destination sheet or you can create a new spreadsheet and save the data by clicking the add icon.

Sample Output

The below image shows the data that is obtained from Google Tasks.

Google Sheet to Google Tasks - Post

Entity

  • Select the Task that you need to post to
  • Select Apply Template or Setup Mapping
  • Select Apply Template to add a default template.
  • Select Setup Manually to select manually.

Source Sheet

  • Choose the sheet that contains post records.
  • Enter the Start at cell value

(the default value is A1, if you change the value you need to refresh the header by clicking on refresh icon on side)


  • Select the Status column
  • If status column is not there, simply click the +button to add the status header on your sheet(A status column will be created in Spreadsheet)
  • Select the Result column
  • If result column is not there, simply click the +button to add the result header on your sheet(A result column will be created in Spreadsheet)

Mapping

  • After selecting the entity it will ask for intelligent mapping
  • If you need to do intelligent mapping click on yes
  • Intelligent mapping will map the matching fields automatically
  • You can do manual mapping by selecting Column drop down
  • You can delete the field by click on delete icon on top of each filed map
  • You can't delete mandatory* fields
  • Click on execute will ask for confirmation
  • Click save to save the service
  • It will show number of records ready to post
  • Click post now to post the records on Google Tasks

Sample Output

It will show the count of number of records posted successfully and failed to post.