How do I pull data into my Slack channel?
To pull data into your channel type /ipp pull followed by the ipushpull folder name and page name.
/ipp pull <folder_name> <page_name>
Try it using one of our sample pages:
/ipp pull Demo LiveMarket
How do I pull live data into my Slack channel?
By default the data will be static and unchanging. To pull live data into Slack add the parameter live to the end of the command:
/ipp pull <folder_name> <page_name> <live|static>
Try it out:
/ipp pull Demo LiveMarket live
As the source data updates, the data in your Slack channel will update, too. Stop the updates by pressing the Stop Updates toggle button. Restart the updates by pressing Start Updates.
How do I pull data as an image?
Slack doesn't include your original styles and formatting when it displays your data. You can pull an image of the data, including the original formatting, into your Slack channel using the image parameter:
/ipp pull <folder_name> <page_name> <live|static> <table|image>
Try it out:
/ipp pull Demo LiveMarket static image
How do I view live, formatted data?
To view the data in a live, updating pop-up window, click the Open in ipushpull link:
How do I download data to Excel?
To download the data to Excel, click the Download in Excel link. This creates an Excel file with two tabs. The first tab contains a static snapshot of the latest data - anyone can use this even if they don't have the ipushpull Excel add-in installed. The second tab contains live, updating data - this will only work if you have the Excel add-in installed and are logged into ipushpull.
/ipp pull folder_name page_name <live|static> <table|image>
|/ipp pull||Base command|
|folder_name||Name of the folder containing the page|
|page_name||Name of the page you want to pull|
|live||Display updating data|
|static||Display static, unchanging data|
|table||Display the data in a text table|
|image||Display the data as a jpg image|
/ipp info <folder_name> <page_name > - displays information about the page (last update time, who updated it etc.)
/ipp help - General help with commands
/ipp feedback <message> - Send feedback to the ipushpull team and get help from a human with commands
404 Error - Page Does Not Exist
If you try to pull a page that does not exist you will get the following error message:
To fix the error check you have spelled your page and folder names correctly and try again.
401 Error - Page is not Public
If you try to pull a page that is not public, you will get the following error message:
To fix the error, make the page public.