Is there a way to paste into a sheet with hierarchy applied?

Jake Gustafson
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I have a scenario where we have an Excel sheet that has rows of data that we want to apply the row hierarchy to based on the indentations, but I'm not sure how to accomplish that by pasting into Smartsheet and not having to manually indent the data. Depending on what will work, we could create a Macro to format the Excel data how needed for the copy/paste to take the parent/child structure that we're looking for.

Think of it like this:

0 - Top Level Item

1 - Sub-Assembly 1

1.1 - Piece Part A

1.2 - Piece Part B

2 - Sub-Assembly 2

2.1 - Piece Part C

2.2 - Piece Part D

My examples are closer to 100 lines and may indent to additional levels and it's not always 1 or 2 children, it's a mix depending on the top level.

Not sure what options exist, but hoping there is a way to make it pretty automated, otherwise we'll need to go another route for a solution.