Zoho Writer

The Zoho Writer modules allow you to monitor, create, merge, upload, send, retrieve, list, and delete the documents and folders in your Zoho Writer account.

Getting Started with Zoho Writer

Prerequisites

Note

The module dialog fields that are displayed in bold (in the Make scenario, not in this documentation article) are mandatory!

Connecting Zoho Writer to Make

  1. Go to Make and open the Zoho Writer module's Create a connection dialog.

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  2. Confirm the access by clicking Accept.

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The connection has been established.

Documents

Triggers when a new document has been added.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of documents Make should return during one execution cycle.

Triggers when a new favorite document has been added.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of favorite documents Make should return during one execution cycle.

Lists all documents.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Sort By

Select or map the option to sort the documents you want to list:

  • Created Time

  • Modified Time

  • Last Opened Time

Category

Select or map the option to list the documents from the specified category:

  • All

  • Favorite

  • Shared to me

  • Owned by me

  • Trashed

Limit

Set the maximum number of documents Make should return during one execution cycle.

Retrieves a document by ID.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Document ID

Select or map the Document ID whose details you want to retrieve.

Creates a document by uploading a file. Providing a URL or plain text of a document.

Required Permissions: ZohoWriter.documentEditor.ALL, ZohoPC.files.ALL, WorkDrive.files.ALL

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Adding Method

Select or map the method by which you want to create the document.

URL

Enter (map) the public URL address of the file for which you want to create the document.

Text

Enter (map) the complete text that you want to add to the document as content.

Password

Enter (map) the password if you want the document to be protected.

File Name

Enter (map) the file or document name.

Folder Name

Enter (map) the folder name.

Uploads a new document.

Required Permissions: ZohoWriter.documentEditor.ALL, ZohoPC.files.ALL, WorkDrive.files.ALL

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

File

Enter (map) a file name.

File Name

Enter (map) the file or document name.

Password

Enter (map) the password if you want the document to be protected.

Folder Name

Enter (map) the folder name.

Restores a document from a trash bin.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Document ID

Select or map the Document ID you want to restore.

Copies an existing document.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Document ID

Select or map the Document ID you want to copy

Document Name

Enter (map) the document name.

Format

Enter (map) the format.

Password

Enter (map) the document a password.

Folder Name

Enter (map) the folder name to copy.

Include Changes

Select or map the include changes you want to make.

Merges a document and stores it in a Zoho folder.

Required Permissions: ZohoWriter.documentEditor.ALL, ZohoPC.files.ALL, WorkDrive.files.ALL, ZohoWriter.merge.ALL

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account

Document Name

Select or map the Document ID you want to trash.

Folder ID

Select or map the Folder ID where you want to store the merged document.

Document ID

Select or map the Document ID which you want to merge.

Merging Format

Select or map the format to which you want to merge the document:

  • Choose Fields

  • CSV Content

  • JSON Content

  • JSON URL

  • CSV URL

Output Format

Select or map the format in which you want to store the merged document:

  • DOC

  • PDF

Note: If no output format is specified, the merged document is stored in Writer format (zdoc) by default.

Password

Enter (map) the password if you want to protect the merged document.

Merges a document and sends it via email.

Required Permissions: ZohoWriter.documentEditor.ALL, ZohoWriter.merge.ALL

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Subject

Enter (map) the subject line of the email.

Recipient Email

Enter (map) the email address of the recipient to whom you want to send the merged document.

Document ID

Select or map the Document ID which you want to merge and send.

CC Email

Enter (map) the email addresses you want to add in the CC field to the email.

BCC Email

Enter (map) the email address you want to add in the BCC field of the email.

From Email

Enter (map) the email address from which you want to send the merged document email

Moves a document into a trash bin.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Document ID

Select or map the Document ID you want to trash.

Permanently deletes a trashed document.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

Document ID

Select or map the Document ID from the trash which you want to delete.

Other

Performs an arbitrary authorized API Call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Zoho Writer account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://www.zohoapis.com/writer/api For example: /v1/documents

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the Zoho Writer API Documentation.

Method

Select the HTTP method you want to use:

GET

to retrieve information for an entry.

POST

to create a new entry.

PUT to update/replace an existing entry.

PATCH

to make a partial entry update.

DELETE

to delete an entry.

Headers

Enter the desired request headers. You don't have to add authorization headers; we already did that for you.

Query String

Enter the request query string.

Body

Enter the body content for your API call.

The following API call returns all the folders from your Zoho Writer account:

URL:

/v1/folders

Method:

GET

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Matches of the search can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body > folders.

In our example, 4 folders were returned:

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