Formulas used in Spreadsheets

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substitute() multiple terms in Google Spreadsheets

I'm trying to simplify semi-complex text strings into much simpler ones - specifically names into hashtags. For example: Tomáš Rosický into #TomasRosicky or Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain into ...
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Calling importRange from within another function

I have a bunch of separate spreadsheets and I'm creating an overview spreadsheet which pulls data from each of the others. I also need to apply the COUNTUNIQUE formula to that data. If I simply type ...
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Concatenating two columns using only filled cells in one of them

In my table, column A has row names and other columns have values: +------+---+ | M100 | D | | M130 | B | | M340 | | | P304 | F | | P400 | | | P499 | C | +------+---+ I'd like to join ...
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How to order category by numerical order with text in cell

I want to arrange my C column by numerical order, however the cells themself have text in something like "503 in Kitchen & Home", I want it to detect the number but ignore the string. Is ...
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If time is before 17.00 use 17.00 OR if time is after 17.00 use value in cell

Headline says it all. I'm trying to calculate worktime in minutes. Ex: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1GmGyi4kQf8I2qvEJjfG3OZvm_n_kBbsw_doTi9J0KCk/edit?usp=sharing I have to state when ...
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Extending dget to a column in Google Spreadsheet

Given the following formula: =dget(Sheet2!$A:$C,Sheet2!B$1,{"USER ID";$A2}) Is there a way to alter this formula so that it fills all the values in a column? I've tried with arrayformula, changing ...
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Formula for smart, scale-aware number-formatting in Google Sheets? (e.g. 1,024 → 1k, 1,816,724 → 1.8M)

Any recipes out there for a "smart" number formatting formula for Google Sheets that's "scale-aware," a la Rails ActionView's distance_of_time_in_words method? I would expect to enter a number like: ...
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Subtract values in a list that fit certain criteria within Google Sheets

I've got this sheet where I do some basic accounting, and I want to be able to input the balance in my pocket every once in a while. The idea is that the expenses I record until the next balance will ...
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In Google Sheets, can you apply a regex to a generated range?

I have a list of UK postcodes, looking roughly like this. Entries may not be unique. A1 1AA A1 2BC A1 3PN B2 4XY B2 5LH C3 6NJ They're in a range named Postcodes. I've set up the following ...
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For range X, when empty grab column A and list them in a single cell, coma separated

I'm compiling stats for our Boom Beach team, which means I have to log attacks by each players for each operations. An operation is launched every day and all players should perform their attack in ...
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How to apply formula to multiple cells without it adjusting part of the formula

I'm having a little bit of a problem and was wondering if your expert knowledge could help me out. Formula in question: ...
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Complex Sum Function in Google Sheets

Apologies if this is lame, but I can't get a proper value using =SUM to perform order of operations on an employees hours (he has gotten two raises since starting after surpassing expectations). The ...
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Applying formula to lookup value in array of cells in Google Form Responses

I have a Google Form response sheet, part of which contains several columns (say B:G) that will only have a single value between them. The form asks respondents for their county of residence and then ...
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Decimal conversion of time values

What is or can it be done to add 2 cells, that return a time equation? I deal with multiple time entries and having to enter them in a standard format of 4:45 hours or 4:25 hours. I have a decimal ...
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Average two numbers IF the second number exists

I have 2 columns (Google sheets) of numbers similar to: 10.453 12.178 12.654 0 The third column is: if number higher than 0 exists in both columns, display an average of the two else just ...
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Perform basic maths on contents of Google Document (not spreadsheet)

In Microsoft Word, it is possible to use very simple formula e.g. =SUM(ABOVE) to display the total of a column or =SUM(LEFT) etc. Is it possible to do something similar in Google Docs? Obviously this ...
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Advanced formula in Google Sheets

I'm trying to make a worksheet that gives graphs of data in other worksheets. I had the idea that the user could choose which worksheet they want to use. For example, there are 3 worksheets with data ...
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Add a time picker to Google Docs Spreadsheets?

Is there an option to add a time picker on Google Docs Spreadsheets? I don't need timezones or anything complicated. Just a string on the HH:MM format, that matches the custom format available. I ...
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Formula query to perform dynamic sum

I am creating a spreadsheet which looks up values from a second sheet. I need to SUM various sections in the sheet but these are variable - the row that needs SUMing can change at every fresh import ...
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Query in google spreadsheets

I have the following problem: In Sheet2 I have some dates and names like: A B C D E F G .... March April May .... 1 2 3 4 5 .... 1 2 3 4 ...
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Google Sheets - Auto update table and auto add new data entries

I have a table in wich raw data is entered manually, with info about clients and the requests they made. And then I have this table in which I'm trying to analyze a bit the raw data (# of requests ...
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Can I use ArrayFormula with CountBlank or IsBlank if so how?

=IF( OR(COUNTBLANK($F3)>0, COUNTBLANK($G3)>0, COUNTBLANK($H3)>0, COUNTBLANK($I3)>0), "Missing Values", $E3+(index(LSI_Index!$B$4:$B$40,MATCH(VLOOKUP($G3, ...
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How can I add hours in Google Sheets to show days?

I have 2 cells in Google Sheets with values: 22:00:00 22:00:00 and I have a cell which has the function sum to sum these values and it shows the value: 20:00:00 I am guessing it is trying to ...
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How to skip blank cells in Google Spreadsheet/Excel when copying a range from source to destination by Formula

I have three levels of hierarchical data in Google Spreadsheet that looks something like this: As data is being entered in here, I want it collect in three separate sheets like this: And The ...
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How can I COUNT rows with ARRAYFORMULA?

I have a sheet that lists incidents in an Incidents sheet: | Date | Name | Incident | |------------|-------|---------------------| | 01.01.2015 | Vidar | Car broke down | | ...
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How to get the count of the current sheet?

I have a spreadsheet that I have spread out over many sheets. However, I could automate the filling out of some simple data by doing some simple calculations. I could program something simple like ...
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How to nest ImportRange into the query function in the new Google Sheets

We have applicants who come in and fill out a form via Google Forms. I have fields that auto-populate from the Response tab into a separate tab that is organized to fit our trackers. I am looking for ...
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ArrayFormula to compute Running Average for groups of rows

Is it possible to write an Array Formula which calculates the running average of the Amount column for each of the Name groups in the following sheet? The rows are sorted by Name. In Column C, I ...
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Find the closest value (equal or greater) in a range in Google Spreadsheets

I have a range with a list of values (depths). I'd like to be able to select the row where the depth matches a value in a cell I provide. If no value matches, the greater value should be selected. ...
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Complex Index and Match with three criteria

I need to create a formula that will match three criteria in a range on another sheet, and where they match, return the value in an adjacent cell. The problem I have is that one of the criteria is a ...
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Which formula extracts the domain name from an email address (bob@example.com -> example.com)?

Which Google Spreadsheets formula do I use to get the domain part from an email address? Example: bob@example.com → example.com
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COUNTIF in Google Sheets that checks 'if' a string is in one column before counting in another column

I'm trying to use the COUNTIF function in Google Sheets. The Goal I want the 'dashboard' sheet to display the count of items in column F submitted to the responses sheet 'if' a specific string ...
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Complex Formula in Google Spreadsheet

I have a 'dashboard' sheet and a 'log' sheet. I'm trying to pull data from the 'log' sheet and perform calculations on the data before displaying it in the 'dashboard' sheet. The 'log' sheet will have ...
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Problem with SUBSTITUTE function in Google Spreadsheets

I'm having problems using the SUBSTITUTE function as part of a formula. On it's own, SUBSTITUTE returns the desired output (i.e. in cell O3), but when combined in a formula, 0 is outputted (i.e. cell ...
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Can I subtract a cell value in another cell that already have one in Google Spreadsheets?

Let's say that I have two cells A1 (time needed) and B1 (time spent). I want that when I enter a value in B1 the value of A1 will be reduced automatically. I want that in some way I could enter in ...
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Return value in column A in preceding cells in column B using an Array Formula

I've been looking for a solution to this for days now. How do you fill cells in column B (using an array formula) that are preceding the cell in column A with the value of column A only when cell in ...
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Conditional Cumulative Sum using Arrayformula

I saw a nice solution for the cumulative sum problem here: Cumulative Sum without Script My question is how do you make this conditional? I mean cumulatively sum only numbers that belong to a certain ...
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Counting specific words

I want to count how many times in a column certain words from a predefined set appear. In this example those specific words will be days of the week. For example: Mon =3 Tues ...
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Google Sheets formula every x rows, assign incrementing cell value

I have a Google Sheet, with the first row container headers (so row references will be -1) and rows are "grouped" by every 7 rows. See below. I've manually typed the numbers into the Image # ...
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How to interpolate data in a range in Google Sheets

I have an array with data: X Y 3 50 5 60 9 120 11 130 18 90 20 150 The data is entirely non-linear. X is guaranteed to be sorted. Now for any given ...
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Which formula sums all values from a column in a line that contains a specific word?

Let's use this random spreadsheet to illustrate my problem. What I want to do is a sum of all Page Views (F) that contains the Category (B) named /Online Computers. Which formula can I use to do ...
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How to summarize many-to-one table in Google Sheets

I've got two separate sheets we'll call 'Sheet A' and 'Sheet B' with a table on each. The table on 'Sheet A' has a Many-to-one relationship to the data on the second sheet. On the second sheet, I'd ...
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How do I refer to a range in another sheet?

Sheet 1 has numeric values in the B column. I'd like to sum them into a single value within Sheet 2, preferably without having to copy them individually first. According to the docs, I can copy a ...
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How do I combine a cell value with a string in a Google Spreadsheets formula?

I have the following IF condition in some cell: =IF(A1>A2, "value is <C5>", "value is <D5>") where <C5> and <D5> should be the values of cells C5 and D5. I know it is a ...
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Add new row while keeping functions in new Google Spreadsheets

In the new Google Spreadsheets, I'm trying to make a simple spreadsheet which will assign points to my salesmen regarding some actions they complete. I would like to be able to add a new row below ...
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How do I multiply column values?

I simply want to multiply column h with column j, and store the result in column k in each row. What do I type in as the formula to do this?
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How do I output a string containing quotation marks?

I am not super computer literate. I am trying to use the equations to grade my Google quiz, the problem is that there is a quote in the answer. Is there a different symbol I need to use? This is what ...
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Dynamic generation of cell list / array from range value in Google Spreadsheets

I want to create an array/ a list of cells (i don't know the exactly terminology), in rows or columns form, covering the range between 2 numbers Fox example, I have 2 cells, A1 = 3; B1 = 10 I want ...
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Can I use column headers in a =QUERY?

Reading the documentation for the =QUERY function1, 2, 3, some of it seems to imply that I should be able to use column headers directly in my query. For example, the =QUERY function takes a third ...
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A function opposed to SUMIF?

I have a huge list of matches between clubs and I want to calculate the goals for and the goals against. I could find a way to calculate the goals for, using: =SUMIF (A35:A46, "Liverpool", B35:B46) ...