With the Attachment data type, you can add files from multiple locations: your computer, Google Drive, Box, OneDrive, Dropbox, and more.
With the attachment data type, files can live in cells just like other data. And with attachment uploads, you can keep your team's files in Box and attach them into Spreadsheet.com as needed. Or, if you already are using Box, you don't need to change anything when you create a Spreadsheet.com account.
To upload an attachment from Box, you must first (1) set a cell, range of cells, or column to the Attachment data type and second (2) link your Box account to Spreadsheet.com.
How to link your Box account
After you have set a cell, range of cells, or column to the Attachment data type, you can then link your Box account to Spreadsheet.com. Linking your Box account allows you to navigate your Box files and chose ones to upload.
To link your account, choose to add an attachment by clicking on the add attachment button in an attachment cell. From the add attachment window, select Box, and follow the instructions to sign into and link your Box account. Linking Box may open another window in your browser.
How to upload attachments from Box
After you have set a cell, range of cells, or column to the Attachment data type and linked your Box account, you can then browse your Box account and chose files to upload.
To upload a file from Box, first navigate to the attachment cell where you would like the attachment to live, then click the add attachment button . A menu will pop up showing different locations you can upload files from. Select Box.
From here, you will open your linked Box account, where you can browse, search, and select files to upload. Select your desired file or files, chose to Upload the file or files, wait until the file has Completed uploading, and then close the import window. Your selected file will now appear in your attachment cell.