Google Geocode Reference Guide

Applies to

Bridge by Smartsheet

Timezone Lookup

The Timezone Lookup module allows you to retrieve the current timezone data for a particular latitude/longitude combination. This includes the difference from UTC and if there is a daylight savings offset.

This is useful if you are attempting to identify the local time of a user.

Timezone lookup fields

  • Lat/Long: a reference to the first location
  • Second Lat/Long: a reference to the second location

Timezone Google Geocode Example Module

Timezone Lookup returned data

  • Daylight Savings Offset
  • UTC Offset
  • Timezone ID
  • Timeszone Name
  • Status

Geocode Address or Lat/Long

Use this module to retrieve an address or coordinates for a location.

Geocode Address fields

  • Location: reference an address in this field if you want to retrieve the location's coordinates
  • Lat/Long: reference coordinates in this field if you want to retrieve the location's address
  • Return: Choose the information you want returned
    • All
    • Country
    • Street Number
    • Route (Street)
    • Postal Code

The Location entered doesn't have to be an exact address, however the more detail you use the more accurate the information is that’s returned.

LatLong Google Geocode Module Example

Geocode Address returned data

The returned data is dependent on the value you selected in the Return dropdown.

Location

  • Status
  • Address Components (varies based on location entered)
    • Long Name (of each address component)
    • Short Name (of each address component)
    • Type (of each address component e.g. street number)
    • Formatted Address
    • Geometry
      • Boundary coordinates
      • Location coordinates
      • Viewport coordinates
    • Location Type

Lat/Long

  • Status
  • Address Components (varies based on coordinates entered)
    • Long Name (of each address component)
    • Short Name (of each address component)
    • Type (of each address component e.g. point of interest or postal town)
    • Formatted Address
    • Geometry
      • Location coordinates
      • Viewport coordinates
  • Plus code

Opening Hours

The Opening Hours module allows you to go down different paths in a workflow based on the date and time by specifying times you are open vs closed.

The module automatically takes into account daylight savings changes, and you can specify multiple open and close times in any given day or week.

Opening Hours fields

  • Location: a reference to the location to be used
  • Lat/Long: a reference to the coordinates to be used
  • Opening Times: times when you are open

Opening Hours Google Geocode Module Example