in my organization we work with Google Apps but we have one file that we need to maintain in Excel due to its complexity. All my other spreadsheets are Google Sheets and a lot of them need to get data from that excel file. So my question is: is there a way either trough google scripts or excel publishing to get data from an excel file in Google Drive to a Google Sheet?

I know all about the other direction, Google to Excel, but Excel to Google is proven more complicated. Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:

im giving you an algorithmic-level answer without code because you also have none.

with apps script you can import the xls to drive as a new spreadsheet at regular intervals. then, copy its contents to a fixed spreadsheet (replacing previous content).

other spreadsheets can read from that fixed sprradaheet with scripts/importrange etc.

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