Find and Work with Distances in Google Sheets – TripTally

Google Sheets is a versatile platform that can be enhanced with add-ons to increase productivity and provide users with valuable tools. One such add-on, TripTally, is an efficient solution for managing and tracking travel distances and times using Google Maps. In this article, we’ll explore how to use TripTally to streamline the process of tracking travel distances and times in Google Sheets.

Workspace Marketplace Listing for TripTally

The first step to using TripTally is to install the add-on from the Google Workspace Marketplace. Once installed, TripTally will appear as an option in the Google Sheets sidebar.

Clickable TripTally icon in the Google Sheets sidebar

To get started with TripTally, you need starting and ending locations in separate columns. These columns will form the basis for tracking your travel distances and times.

Three steps to use TripTally

Give the add-on the location of your addresses and click Run. TripTally will retrieve the distance and time for your trip from Google Maps and populate the corresponding cells in the “Distance” and “Time” columns.

TripTally also offers customization options to fit your specific needs. For example, you can add additional columns to the sheet with a link to the route or the mode of transportation used.

Overall, TripTally is a valuable tool for anyone who needs to keep track of travel distances and times. By simplifying the process of retrieving and organizing this information from Google Maps, TripTally allows users to focus on their travel plans and ensure they are staying on schedule.

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