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by zer (Deacon)
on Jun 12, 2008 at 18:33 UTC ( #691759=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

zer has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Is there a way to download files off of Google Docs?

I know you can upload, but the download i can't seem to find any simple solution for.

thanks!

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Re: Google Doc
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 12, 2008 at 18:55 UTC

    What is it you can't do. Once logged all you need is a simple "command" like this GET:

    http://docs.google.com/MiscCommands?command=saveasdoc&exportformat=$FO +RMAT&docID=$DOC_ID&hl=en

    Valid export formats for $FORMAT include 'rtf' 'pdf' 'txt' and 'doc'. Obviously you need to specify the $DOC_ID you want.

Re: Google Doc
by kyle (Abbot) on Jun 12, 2008 at 18:50 UTC

    There's not much help to be had, I'm afraid. See Perl and Google Data API for an earlier related discussion. You might do well enough invoking gdatacopier, which is in Python.

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