Gadgets and Collaboration

Gadgets have been deprecated. See our for details.

Based on your spreadsheet's permissions settings, you can control whether others can update gadgets:

  • Viewers will see changes made to gadgets as data is updated, but don't have control over how the gadget looks.
  • Collaborators can add and remove gadgets, update the data that shows in a gadget, etc.

If you'd like to check or change someone's access level, just click the Share tab.

Interested in creating a Gadget of your own? Check out the Google Gadgets API and the Google Visualization API. For help using these APIs check out the Google Visualization API forum and the Google Gadgets API forum.