Column order does not match source

  • Is this your first time deploying Airbyte?: Yes
  • OS Version / Instance: MacOS Monterey 12.6
  • Memory / Disk: 16Gb / 1Tb
  • Deployment: Docker
  • Airbyte Version: 0.40.13
  • Source name/version: Google Sheets
  • Destination name/version: Google Bigquery
  • Step: During sync
  • Description: I am trying to sync a few tabs from a Google Sheet to a table in Google Bigquery. The sync works fine but the order of columns at destination has changed. How do I instruct the connector to keep the source column order?

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Hi! Thank you for your patience, I was out of the office yesterday. Unfortunately this is currently not a feature Airbyte supports, this is not a bug. Here’s the GitHub issue for it:

Thanks for the reply. That’s a shame, this should be default behaviour for any ETL connector and is what your competitors do.
Please keep me informed here if a fix is ever approved.

Totally agree! If you feel inclined to do so, you can always contribute a PR to implement this behavior.

Happy to di this, if you can show me how. My background is not very technical. Perhaps I can resurrect or upvote the existing GitHub PR.

Working through how to implement the feature is out of the scope of this forum, but please go ahead and comment/upvote that issue on GitHub then! :slight_smile: that will definitely help bring more visibility to it.