Getting started

Timeline Conversion converts the source sheet data into various 3rd party applications that then publish the data on the Web in various formats.

Timeline Conversion Instructions

Configuration application serves for :
  • configuring various types of conversions
  • running the Google Cloud Function doing the conversions.
  • Open the Source sheet template
  • Make your own copy
  • Share the Viewer rights with the cloud function by adding following text medigital-1595594762122@appspot.gserviceaccount.com
  • to the Add people and groups field and press button Done
  • Go to the Demo page and pick the Template view
  • Open the Target Link (e.g. Flippity) and save the target template the same way as the source sheet
  • Share the Edit rights with the cloud function by adding following text medigital-1595594762122@appspot.gserviceaccount.com to the Add people and groups field and press button Done
  • From the File/Share pick Publish to web and press button Publish
  • Go back to the User page and Log-in
  • Press button New Config and fill in the fields
    • ID – any number
    • pick the Visualization Flippity
    • type the category Cats
    • paste the URL of your source spreadsheet into the Source field
    • paste the URL of your target spreadsheet into the Target field
    • press Run visualization and wait for the result URL
    • after successful run the result URL will appear in the Result field
    • type any note into the Note field
    • press Insert and close the pop-up window by clicking outside of it
    • view the result by clicking on the Result field
  • Repeat the New config steps for other visualizations
  • The Source spreadsheet is owned by you and the Medigital Cloud function needs the Viewer rights for being able to read the data.
  • Medigital Cloud function needs the Editor rights to generate the target content needed for the publishing applications
  • Publishing application needs the Publishing to web option for reading the Target spreadsheet and creating the Web content
The link to the Target spreadsheet and the Result view are published so whoever knows the links can see the data. This can’t be avoided; however you can temporarily replace the contents by using options Template or Encryption.