I've been using this script for the last two years but it stopped working two months ago with the mention : failed while accessing document with id, is there something that changed with Google?

function copyHoraireJourCovid(){

function copyHoraireNuitCovid(){

function copySchedule(jourCovid){
var source = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet().getActiveSheet();
//var destination = SpreadsheetApp.openById('1i-p3X1Y13NgYPNZrl34yHaIOPwm9t8ATsQbt995S4os'); // test
//var destSheet = destination.getSheetByName('DATA'); // test
var destination = SpreadsheetApp.openById('1Aym8F6kHIYaGuYbHyFxiiTC9MUEqHMaLTCvnEBl4a-k');

if (jourCovid)
var destSheet = getSheetById(destination, 347147217);

// remove temp sheet
if (destination.getSheetByName("TEMP-Jour-Covid") != null)
var newData = source.copyTo(destination).setName("TEMP-Jour-Covid");
else // nuitCovid
var destSheet = getSheetById(destination, 1438310663);

// remove temp sheet
if (destination.getSheetByName("TEMP-NUIT-COVID") != null)
var newData = source.copyTo(destination).setName("TEMP-NUIT-COVID");

// copy new data
var sourceRange = newData.getDataRange();//getRange(1, 1, 100, 100);
var sourceValues = sourceRange.getValues();
var rangeDest = destSheet.getRange(sourceRange.getA1Notation());

// clear old data

// copy values

sourceRange.copyFormatToRange(destSheet,1, 1, 1, 1); // copy format (bold, background color...)
sourceRange.copyTo(destSheet.getRange(1,1), SpreadsheetApp.CopyPasteType.PASTE_COLUMN_WIDTHS, false); // copy columns width

// copy rows heights
var row_heights = getRowHeights(sourceRange);
var destinationRange = destSheet.getRange(destSheet.getRange(1,1).getRow(),
var set_row_heights = setRowHeights(row_heights,destinationRange);


1 Answer 1


This is a VERY widespread problem. It seems to have started early March 2021. This item on Google Doc Editors Help Google Script failure: Service Spreadsheets failed while accessing document with ID provides a good summary of the issue, the issue tracker. It also includes a link to a workaround.

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