A Google Apps Script that merges information from a Google Sheet into a Template created by Google Docs. The result is a new Google Docs file that is populated by the Sheet data.
How to use this script
Open your Sheet file and make sure the first row of the data is column headers.
Reference the column headers in the template by enclosing the headers in square brackets. An example that can be in your template Doc may be:
This is [header1] that corresponds to a value of [header2].
Copy the contents of
merge.gsto the script editor of your Google Sheets file, modify the first line of the
doMerge()method according to the ID of your template Doc, and save it.
Then close and open the Sheet file, and you should see a new menu for the Sheet file, called
Merge. From there, pick
A new merged file will be created for you.