I discovered a few exciting things about 1) arelle 2) Google App Scripts– over the course of the week. But I’ll save the boring-stuff for the bottom of the post. Log in to your Google account and open up this Google Spreadsheet.
Warning to XBRL Gurus; this is nothing miraculous. Indeed, the code mainly parsed the SEC’s RSS feed.
Warning to Excel-ophiles; Google Spreadsheet is fantastic, and can create Excel outputs. Try it, you’ll like it.
Here are the three steps: