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Connecting your Prezi Design charts and maps to Google Drive

Connect your Prezi Design chart or map to a Google Drive document for live data updates. After connecting, as soon as you'll make changes in the Google sheet, the chart or map it is linked to will automatically update, including all embeds.

Paid feature: Connecting charts and maps to Google Drive is possible for users with a Plus or higher Prezi plan. Luckily it's a breeze to upgrade your license and get access to this and all the other great features our Prezi plans have to offer.

Connecting to a Google Drive document

  1. After you've added a chart or a map to the canvas, double-click on it to access the datasheet.
  2. Select Add Google Drive document at the top of the datasheet.
  3. Choose the document you want to use and click Select.
    Note: When connecting to Google Drive for the first time, you'll have to select the Google account you want to use and allow Prezi Design to access it.

Now, after editing the information in your Google sheet, your Prezi Design chart or map will update automatically, including all embeds. The information is updated approx. every 10 minutes; if you'd like for the information to update quicker within the Prezi Design editor, click Reload at the top of the datasheet.

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Keep in mind: When changing the order of tabs in your Google spreadsheet, they will not automatically shift in your Prezi Design project. Each data tab of your project draws information from the numerically corresponding tab in the Google sheet; therefore, you have to rename the tabs in your Prezi Design chart or map manually.

To learn about other options for live data updates, read the articles on connecting your Prezi Design charts and maps to a JSON feed and connecting your Prezi Design charts and maps to online databases.

For more information on adding data to charts and maps, check out the articles on adding data to a chart in Prezi Design and editing map data in Prezi Design.

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