Product News & Updates

Modified on Thu, 15 Feb 2024 at 09:13 AM

January 2024 


This months highlighted features include new menu improvements and comments threads. You can now leave comments on your sheets! 


Menus

  • We’ve added options like ‘New Blank Sheet’ and ‘Sheet Details’.
  • Username is now collapsed down to a button with a dropdown menu that includes username and a log out button.
  • There is also a menu option called ‘Help’ that includes quick links to video tutorials, support docs, and a guide to what’s new in the app.


Data Management 

Getting Data In

  • It is now possible to share a live CSV of a Gigasheet for BI tool integrations. Find it under the File menu.
  • We have improved our parsing infrastructure to reduce the frequency of users seeing their files sitting in “loading” for an extended period of time.



Using Gigasheet


Functions

  • LEFT and RIGHT formulas now accept a column as input for the number of characters parameter.
  • We no longer show the trash can icon when you have only one filter in the filter modal. To remove a single filter, use the Reset button on the bottom of the modal.



Analysis 

  • See a list of actions made on a sheet by navigating to the Sheet History option in the spreadsheet’s file menu or via the row menu in the library

Collaboration

  • Comment mentions now show tagged people in color
  • Users can now drag and drop files into the workspace.



APIs/Connectors

  • Added a new API endpoint for filtering by column name
  • We now support webhook callbacks for loading from URL and exporting to CSV in API calls.
  • The Salesforce Report connector now saves your credentials so you do not need to log in to Salesforce again when re-running an import.



Bug Fixes 

  • Fixed an issue where messages in Sheet Assistant did not appear until after a page refresh.
  • Fixed a bug where Explode JSON did not work on columns that contained blanks.
  • We fixed an issue where the Help menu was not showing in View Only mode.
  • We have resolved the issue where Pivot Mode produced huge numbers of Error toasts
  • Fixed an issue where the ‘Move File’ option was displayed on files where the action was  permitted.


December 2023


December was a large bug-bashing month for Gigasheet, but we did release some features too. Check it out: 


Using Gigasheet


Functions

  • Grab a quick link to export presigned URLs in the row menu.
  • Aggregations are now formatted consistent with the data displayed in the rows.


Analysis 

  • Filter picker is now always alphabetized

  • Sheet Assistant can clear your current chat to start a new conversation.


Collaboration

  • Share directly to your team by selecting your team name option in the dropdown menu.
  • Ability to create folder within folder shared to team
  • Upload directly to team workspace

Enrichments

  • Users can now navigate through our list of enrichments with ease with the use of categories and other sorting improvements.
  • All enrichments consume credits and the limits are enforced.


APIs/Connectors

  • Request API Key is now called ‘Automate Gigasheet’


Bug Fixes 

  • Better error handling when splitting a file.
  • Fixed some misplaced tooltips
  • Fixed a bug where you couldn’t run more than 1 formula at a time.

  • Fixed an issue where a user could would stay logged in on multiple tabs despite logging out


November 2023


This months highlighted features include new menu improvements and comments threads. You can now leave comments on your sheets! 


Menus

  • We’ve added options like ‘New Blank Sheet’ and ‘Sheet Details’.
  • Username is now collapsed down to a button with a dropdown menu that includes username and a log out button.
  • There is also a menu option called ‘Help’ that includes quick links to video tutorials, support docs, and a guide to what’s new in the app.


Data Management 

Getting Data In

  • We've made pasting data in 10x faster.


Using Gigasheet


Functions

  • For formulas, we’ve added a shortcut to the cell editor where typing ‘=’  will now open up the formula builder.


Analysis 

  • If you’ve previously uploaded a similar file, we’ll try to apply the same state on your new file!
  • Sheet Interpreter is live! The Sheet Assistant is now conversational and will remember context as you work with it.
  • The Sheet Assistant is now more likely to choose and apply a sort when asked to do data analysis that requires sorted data.


Collaboration

  • You now can leave comments and tag emails/other Gigasheet accounts on your Team under comments.
  • Teams users now have access to their Team files in one place. Find it in the Library, with your custom Team name.



APIs/Connectors

  • We now support Google Analytics 4 data imports and importing Salesforce Reports.
  • [API] Combine: It is now possible to combine files where rows are appended to the first file instead of creating a new file. This is currently API only and is not an option in the web application.



Bug Fixes 

  • We added user feedback when large files are being copied.


October 2023


Menus

  • We updated the name of some menu items to clarify their functions, renaming “Export” to “Download”
  • Edited our UX/UI to look more like a spreadsheet


Data Management 

Getting Data In

  • We now support importing data directly from Salesforce
  • Connect your Snowflake data directly to Gigasheet


Getting Data Out

  • You can now generate a link with the current state of your sheet to share with a colleague


Using Gigasheet


Data Cleanup

  • Premium users now can split files in the library
  • You can now insert multiple rows

Explore Data

  • You can now enter blank/no values when editing cells

Functions

  • Paste into rows during a expanded groupby
  • You can now use ctrl+z to undo pasted data

Enrichments

  • We added a two new enrichments, ScraperAPI and ExtracterAPI
  • We now offer 3 GPT enrichments with no token required


APIs

  • Users with the API privilege can obtain the JSON of their filter model by opening the filter panel and clicking the gear icon on the top right


Bug Fixes 

  • We fixed an issue where sorts sometimes got overwritten when entering group-by.
  • We fixed an issue where uploading a second file while the first one was still being uploaded would cause the first file to get canceled.


September 2023


Look out! This month we added more Sheet Assistant functionality, enrichments, and many highly requested features. Check it out: 


Getting Started

Subscription

  • You can now complete an account upgrade without leaving the application.
  • Exports on filtered/grouped files are now a Premium feature.
  • Premium accounts can view files with over one million rows.


Data Management 

Getting Data In

  • Postgres is now available as an import source/data connector
  • Hubspot is now available as an import source/data connector


Getting Data Out

  • Renamed “Save As” to “Make a Copy” to more clearly indicate what will happen.


Using Gigasheet


File Management 

  • Folders in your Library are now identified in the URL bar

Analysis 

  • When the Sheet Assistant cannot help you, we now provide a a link to directly connect to our support chat.
  • Sheet Assistant can now respond to open-ended requests for analysis like “analyze the data” or “data analysis”
  • We’ve added support for ‘First’ and ‘Last’ aggregation values.


Data Cleanup

  • You can now rename columns.
  • You can now delete multiple rows.
  • Hide/Show/Delete columns via the column manager.


Explore Data

  • We’ve simplified the edit cell experience.
  • You can now reset the sheet any time columns are hidden


Functions

  • You can now paste data into a sheet with applied filters.
  • You can now paste onto a sheet with hidden columns.
  • We will show a progress bar while the paste operation is being completed.


Enrichments

  • New Enrichment Template for EmailListVerify.
  • New enrichment that uses GPT 3.5 Turbo to guess the first name of a person from a column value.
  • New enrichment called Company Guesser that guesses company names from tickers, email addresses, or other inputs
  • We made it easier to find enrichment options


APIs

  • API users can now see the filter model by clicking on the gear icon


Notification:


Teams

Team users saved filters are automatically included in your list of Saved Filters and can be used on your own files.


Bug Fixes 

  • We fixed a bug where uploads were lost when changing folders.
  • We also fixed a bug in the “Email format check” enrichment so that it now leaves disposition blank for invalid emails instead of marking them as “Organization”.
  • We fixed a bug where deleting one row within expanded rows of a group would sometimes delete multiple rows.


August 2023


Our look and feel have been enhanced with a sleek new appearance this month, featuring upgraded fonts and styling! Here are some other key updates for August: 


Getting Started

Collaboration 

  • There is now a permanent button on the left sidebar for inviting colleagues.


Data Management 

Getting Data In

  • You can now import data from a MySQL database.
  • Move a file from the library with three dot menu. 


Using Gigasheet

File Management 

  • We now allow pasting on sheets with hidden columns.
  • New blank sheets are now created with 10 columns.
  • Premium users can now split  exports into multiple files. 

Analysis 

  • Charting of numeric data is now re-enabled.

Data Cleanup

  • You can now extract the domain from a column of URLs.
  • We now support parsing of colon-delimited files

Explore Data

  • Premium users can filter more than three clauses and usage of aggregate filters. 
  • You can now use Sheet Assistant on mobile.

Functions

  • We now provide an autocomplete popup below the box when typing a formula.
  • Adding a column now adds the column at the right of your visible columns.

Enrichments

  • We now have an enrichment to run ChatGPT 3.5 Turbo on a set of inputs from your sheet.
  • The list of enrichments is now alphabetized and free enrichments are tagged as "Free".


APIs

  • Custom Enrichment now supports 3rd-party APIs.
  • We also now support 202 polling on the Hunter email enrichment. 
  • Updated the Placekey geo enrichment  


Notification:

  • We now notify you by email when your file has finished parsing.


Teams

  • Users on our Teams plan can now choose Read or Edit permissions when sharing a sheet to their entire team.


Bug Fixes 

  • Fixed an issue where bulk hiding columns sometimes caused the page to crash. 
  • Fixed the Save a Copy behavior when viewing a sheet so that any filters and groups are also applied to your new copy.
  • Fixed an issue where the loader bar sometimes stopped showing even when the operation was still in progress.
  • Fixed an issue where some users were seeing an outdated paywall that prevented uploads.


July 2023

Gigasheet is introducing a Sheet Assistant, which offers enhanced data analysis capabilities through recommended questions and answers for new uploads. 


Below is the full outline of the product updates and fixes for July 2023. 


Getting Started

Subscription

  • Combining more than five files is available to premium users. 

Data Management 

Getting Data In

  • If any problems are detected during file parsing but the process is still completed, we now display informational warning messages in the library.  

Using Gigasheet

File Management 

  • When combining files, you will now receive a detailed description of any problems encountered due to file mismatches. 

Analysis 

  • Sheet assistant with now apply filter groups using aggregate values on the groups themselves.
  • Sheet Assistant can now utilize formulas.
  • Sheet Assistant recommends questions to ask for new uploads.

Data Cleanup

  • Add blank rows by right clicking on the sheet.

Functions

  • We've added three new formulas - ROUND, TEXT, and EXACT.

Enrichments

  • Improved the speed at which enrichments are processed.
  • Added two new enrichment templates to our platform: Placekey and Hunter email verification enrichments.


APIs


Bug Fixes 

  • We've addressed an issue that some users encountered with the Sort panel. Previously, adjusting sorts sometimes caused the sheet to enter a bad state, requiring a reset. 
  • We have successfully resolved a bug where filters were not being applied correctly on Vlookup results.
  • An issue related to "in range" filters during exports has been resolved.
  • Removed an incorrect trigger for an upgrade prompt during a "Save as" operation with a small subset of a large sheet.
  • We have fixed an issue with the SQLite parser, ensuring smooth data parsing functionality.


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