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How do I get multiple driving times in Google sheets without “Service invoked error”?

I keep getting this error. "Service invoked too many times for one day: route. (line 3)." Here is the link to my sample sheet. With script attached ...
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Update column with last update of row in Google Sheets… except the header

I've been using this code to find the most recent update of a given row: function onEdit() { var s = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); var r = s.getActiveCell(); if( r.getColumn() != 5 ) { ...
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How to copy related row data from Google Sheets remote tab or Sheet into current Sheet with a script?

I could use importRange, but I want to actually place the values themselves into the cells, instead. For sheets with many rows, a lot of importRange formulas can cause lag and slow down performance. ...
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Filtering a range by another range, custom function just says “internal error”

I'm trying to filter a range by comparing it to another range. I couldn't figure out a way to do this with functions in Google Spreadsheets so I made my own. function FilterByArray(range, ...
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How to retrieve the HTML content of a Google Sites footer with a Google Apps Script?

I cannot find in documentation an equivalent to getSummary() or getTitle() to retrieve the HTML content of a Google Sites footer (the custom footer editable through Edit site layout > Custom ...
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How to auto-update function based on background color

I've been referencing @w0lf's answer to help me calculate the sum of cells based on their background color in Google Sheets. From the comments and some other research it appears that changing the ...
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Utilizing noreply option on Google Script SendEmail function

I have a script that takes data from an existing data table and sends it out to a distro list. A quick snippet of the code I'm using is: var emailDelivery = templateSheet.getRange("C2").getValue(); ...
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Use the order of sheets in which they appear in a Google spreadsheet

Goal What I would like to accomplish is to have my aggregation-master-schedule-sheet (see context) put schedules in the same order that the sheets are. I.e. the left most sheet is 1st, the 2nd ...
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Send the argument of a custom function as an email

I am trying to send email via script in Google Spreadsheet. I know that the argument in this case cell B4 will be integer. In my cell is function =sendEmails(B4) and my script looks like this. ...
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E-Mail from Google Spreadsheets: including image for signature takes out formatting of message

Following situation: Sending emails from google spreadsheets. I have a compiled text (with line breaks), which is stored in var message. I have been trying to include a picture for the signature. To ...
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“getAs()” error - send an Email with Attachment using GoogleAppScript [duplicate]

I am very new to GoogleAppsScript and struggling. Here is my problem: Trying to send multiple E-Mails via Spreadsheet. Want to attach a PDF to those mails. Getting the following error: TypeError: ...
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error making a copy of google app script

I'm trying to duplicate a Google app script file in Google drive that I own, but it gives me this error Limit Exceeded: Create. This is when I'm in the file and I use File --> Make a copy... When I ...
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Sorting alphabetically (A-Z) ignoring beginning “A”, “An” and “The” using a script

I have a Movie list using Google Sheets that I would like do some sorting with using a script rather than a formula. Column A is the movie Title. I would like to be able to sort the movie titles ...
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Google Sheet: How to Sort Names in Column Alphabetically Ignoring “The”, “An” & “A”… and then pull names (skipping duplicates) into another tab [closed]

I have searched here and all over the web. I've found ways very close to some of what I want but can't really get close what i'm looking for. Especially as complexly as I want it. I apologize if I ...
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Google Scripts UI show new row as confirmation after form submit

I have tried several things, but decided to finally ask for help with this. I am using a Google Scripts UI form like the one found with the example to insert new rows into a Sheet. After the submit ...
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Multiple auto-populated select boxes Google Sheets Script UI

I found an example of how to auto-populate a drop-down select box from a Google Sheets range, for a Google Apps Script UI that enters new rows in the spreadsheet. I have so far been unable to figure ...
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Reference a Google Spreadsheet Row containing specific Text within Google App Script for spreadsheets

I am having trouble finding a function that can reference a row (the number of that row) containing specific text as criteria. I thought that VLookUp would work, but it's not really. Ideally it's ...
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Google Sheets Customize View Using Create Custom Menu and Hiding/Showing Specifc Columns

Trying to determine a way that I can use a custom menu (.createMenu) with views that will allow me to show / hide specific columns. I need the capability to pick specific multiple columns and not ...
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Google Sheets How to Hide or Show Specific Columns using Custom Menu [duplicate]

I've figured out how to create a custom menu, but I'd like to be able to hide or show certain columns (not necessarily ranges), based on what menu item is selected. Not sure on the next steps / can't ...
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What can break the relationship between the onFormSubmit function and a spreadsheet that is attached to a google form?

I had a working Google form, Google spreadsheet, and GAS script which would be called when the form was submitted. It worked fine until the did (one?) of the following things: Cleared out the ...
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How to put a Unicode Checkmark in your Google document and export it into a pdf using a script?

I have a need to put a checkbox, checked and unchecked in my script generated Google Docs document. What would I write in the AppScript to place this in my Google Docs document?
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Need Help With a Script to Automatically Insert Rows in a Sheet Based on Other Rows/ Data Inserted in Another Sheet

I have a sheet titled 'Raw_Data' that I insert data into every day by inserting new rows above the data from the last day. I have another sheet titled 'Overall_Formulas' that populates formulas based ...
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Best way to iterate through all input arguments?

I am writing a custom function in sheets that will not have a defined number or format of arguments. As an example, the call might be: =myFunc(a1:b3,a2:a4,b1:b9,c1,d2, [might be more, might be less]) ...
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Get unique rows and their count in Spreadsheet

I have a sheet as below, | A | B | C | ------------- |abc|123|Yes| |jkl|123|No | |abc|123|Yes| |abc|567|Yes| I want to get the output like, | A | B | C |Count| ------------------- |abc|123|Yes| 2 ...
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Google Spreadsheets Loading Bug

A few days ago, I created a Google Spreadsheet and from what I remember, it was working fine. When I came back to it today, I saw that a few cells said Loading... despite all cells in the column have ...
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Send email If one cell is greater than or equal to another

For some reason this script is not working and I was wondering if someone may guide me on fixing this? In my Google Spreadsheets, I just want the value in cell A2 to send an email if it's greater ...
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Google sheets query returns “loading…”

I've put together a web application that relies on a series of Google components. Google Forms collects data from users Google sheets saves the data (automatically) Additional "calculated" columns ...
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Toggle named range window with a button?

I would like to know if it would be possible to toggle the different features in sheets with a script. What I am trying to do is to basically create a button that will show the Named Ranges side ...
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How do I use a negative DURATION formatted cell from Google Spreadsheets in Google Scripts?

I'm using Google Spreadsheets and I have a sheet in the following format: Start | End | Partial result | Expected | Total 08:00 | 12:00 | 04:00 | 05:00 | -01:00 14:00 | 18:00 | ...
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Sudden issue when updating a Google Sheets Addon

I have a published Google Sheets addon, only for private use (visibility=private). I have made several version updates before, but yesterday, when I tried to make a new update from script editor, I ...
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Fixing permission problems in cross-spreadsheet import when using Apps Script

I created a function in the Apps Script associated with a spreadsheet: function importNotes() { s = SpreadsheetApp.openById('spreadsheet-key').getRange('F2').getNotes(); return s; } ...
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Create a popup in Google Spreadsheet

How can I create a popup in Google Sheets using script editor? I'd like to show a popup with a personalised notification. It should start like this: function onOpen() { var ss = ...
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Is there a script to stamp & password protect a PDF on Google Drive?

I have a few PDFs on a Google Drive, I would like to watermark/stamp & password protect (to disallow editing) before I share them. Is there a solution using Google App Scripts?
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Prevent “invoked too many times per second” error in Google Apps script

I need a number to be converted to a name. In B1:B1000 I have numbers. In C1:C1000 I has function name. On writing C30 got an error: invoked too many times per second ... how do I do function on range ...
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Sum all expenses of a given type given a list of expense types in a separate sheet

I use Google Sheets to keep track of my expenses. The file currently consists of: Sheet 1: "Expense Types" Sheet 2: "2015 Details". The first column of Sheet 1 contains the list of admissible ...
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Clear range of cells

I'm trying to make a script for Google Spreadsheets (which is my first time), by clearing a range of some cells. So: for example I want to clear D5:D12 but not D13 and D14, but then again I want to ...
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Import Google Contacts to Google Spreadsheet

Google notice me : You do not have permission to call getContacts (line 3) Here is my code: function importFullName(input) { var CONTACT = ...
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Google Script: setValue function on form submit

I have written the following code function myFunction(e){ var options={cc: 'x@abc.com'}; MailApp.sendEmail(e.values[2], "New SMS Blast request", "A new SMS blast request has been entered, the ...
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Google Sheets permissions

I built two separate spreadsheets in Google Drive and spreadsheet "A" has a script that when run, will copy the input data into spreadsheet "B". When I test it, it works perfectly. But I have other ...
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Send email with an attachment located in Google Drive

I want to send a PDF attachment located on Google Drive from a Sheet. Code I'm using is: function sendEmails() { var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); var startRow = 2; // First row of ...
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Trying to send email from Google Sheets with image attachment

I'm trying to send an email from within Google Sheets and then format it via some joins to send to an address for my Blogger account. I need to attach the image file apparently as the image isn't ...
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Custom functions: Keep getting “There was an error during calculation”

I'm using two custom functions but for some time now I keep getting the following error when I load my sheet: There was an error during calculation; some formulas may not calculate successfully. ...
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Triggering timestamp on formula input

I'd like to have a timestamp which triggers its input depending on a cell containing a formula like =IF(ISBLANK(cell),"", time ), and not upon manual input. My script is the following and is working ...
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Auto Sort data in Google sheet, but by sheet not range

I have found this script from this question to auto sort a column: How can I apply a script to only one specific sheet within a spreadsheet function onEdit(){ var sh0 = ...
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Google Spreadsheet Timestamp on Edit?

I got the major part of answer on this link: Google Spreadsheet Timestamp? The code on this link is below: function onEdit() { var s = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); if( s.getName() == "Sheet1" ...
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Importing columns across two Google Sheets in same spreadsheet

I have one spreadsheet which houses the database of my members. In the same spreadsheet, I have another sheet where I will track attendance for the events for each of these members. First issue: ...
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Trigger Script in Spreadsheet in Similar Fashion to a Link

I currently have a button on my spreadsheet (a text box image that triggers the script). Unfortunately this button doesn't work when using a tablet. Is there a way of triggering a script to run via a ...
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Custom script “invoked too many times” error

Credit: Google Spreadsheets function to find distance between cities function getDirection(city1, city2, unit) { var directions = Maps.newDirectionFinder() ...
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Script to Create Copy (Backup) of entire spreadsheet onOpen

Is it possible to write a script or is there another method of backing up a spreadsheet when opened? The reason is: I have other users opening my spreadsheets and if they completely stuff everything ...
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Script to create a new worksheet in Google Spreadsheet

I want to be able to have a button on a Google Spreadsheet. The user clicks on the button and a new worksheet is created based on a template (or blank existing worksheet). The new worksheet should ...