Google Apps Script (GAS) is a JavaScript cloud scripting language that lets you extend Google Apps and build web applications.

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Google spreadsheets importrange() error: Loading Data

Is there any reliable alternative to ImportRange() in google spreadsheets? After some time the formula brakes, and shows "Error: Loading data... ", and it wouldn't work until I change anything in the ...
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How can I sort all worksheets in my Google spreadsheet on open?

I have successfully been able to sort the first sheet in my Google Spreadsheet onOpen, but I'd like to sort all four spreadsheets onOpen and I can't make this work. I've tried quite a few variations ...
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Sum cells according to cell colour

I want to sum cells only with a specific cell colour. I'm using this code: function sumWhereBackgroundColorIs(color, rangeSpecification) { var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); ...
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Script to only show timestamp when a specific column is changed?

I want to take an existing script from a Google Spreadsheets and change it so it only updates the last column when I make a change to a specific column in the last row. I can't get it to only key off ...
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How do I refresh script results when a cell color is changed?

I have a Google Spreadsheet that contains a script to count a number of cells by color. The script works perfectly but seems like when ever I change the color of the cell, the count is not updated. ...
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Batch Hiding Function in Google Script

I wrote a function that iterates through every non-blank row in the sheet, checks the value of a certain cell, and then if that cell matches my criteria its row number is added to an array. I then ...
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Automating Predictable Received Gmail Attachments

BACKGROUND: I work in a small construction business. On a regular basis, I get emailed time sheets that I use to attach to / write invoices with. Would it be possible to Send an automatic received ...
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Menu option Insert -> Script… is missing in my Spreadsheet, how do I fix it? [duplicate]

I've 2 documents, in 1st one I was able to add 'Script...' (as suggested here) from the Insert menu, but on the 2nd one and all new which I'm creating I don't have this option present. Why this ...
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Run script when clicked on picture in published Google spreadsheet?

I used the script underneath in Google Spreadsheet and added an image that when clicked upon runs the GOTOSHEETONE function to navigate to sheet: SHEETONE. So far so good. However, when I publish my ...
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Can I fill specific cells in my spreadsheet when submitting a Google Form?

I have a Google Spreadsheet that contains a list of dates, and empty cells. For a variety of reasons, I'd like to be able to have people add fill out a Google Form where they select a date, and fill ...
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Add contacts to all new addresses

Is it possible to automatically add contacts to new GMail accounts created under your Google apps account? If so, how can I achieve such a thing?
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Code invoked too many times

My goal is pretty simple: take the value in column U and check if it's within particular ranges. If it's 1–100, put a 1 in column A. If it's 101–200, put a 2 in column A. The problem is, I have almost ...
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Script that adds new row to multiple sheets in Google Spreadsheets

I want to add a script in Google Spreadsheets that adds new row on the second line of every sheet within a Google Spreadsheet that contains multiple spreadsheets. This will need to happen every day.
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Gmail message details stored to spreadsheet

I would like to know if there is a way that I could have specific messages in my email to go directly in a Google spreadsheet. For example I need all email messages with subject line of "X" be stored ...
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How do I sort several columns by a list of values?

In Google Sheets, I have several columns: Industry | Company | Country | Date Last Visited And I want to order them by Country, then by Date Last Visited, then by Industry, then by Company so that ...
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What's wrong with this Google Apps Script code?

Forewarning: I'm a noob at JavaScript, with varying experience and less knowledge. I don't get why this code fails with TypeError: can't call method "getSheetName"/undefined. (line 7, file "Koodi"). ...
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How to format the date in this Google Docs script

I've come across this rank checking script. I'm not sure exactly where I found it but it's built on Google Docs and a script which automates the rank checking process. I understand a bit of coding ...
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Send email from Google Spreadsheet to adress in column

From an existing Google Spreadsheet; every time a value is added in column M(x), I would like to send an email with a specified text to the address listed in column F(x) from the same row x. Which ...
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How to Modify Matched Cells Across Multiple Sheets with Google Script

My question is a fairly complex one, but I'll do my best to clarify exactly what I'd like to do and this requires some background: I have a Google Spreadsheet used for user administration in my ...
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How can I select a sheet with a variable-supplied suffix in a script?

Here is the code I'm attempting: var day=new Date().getDay()-1; var month=new Date().getMonth(); var sheet=ss.getSheetByName((/^.\s/+month+'/'+day)); I'm new to regex, but essentially I'm writing a ...
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Is it possible to prevent people from entering data into my Google Spreadsheet?

Is it possible that I fix the order of user's entries with a script? For example, the user must fill cell A1 first, only after that he can fill cell A2. Maybe my explanation is better with an ...
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Set Selection throughout all sheets

I have a spreadsheet with multiple sheets. I want them all to scroll in sync. For example if I scroll to J18 in Sheet1, all others sheets will have the cursor at J18 and same row/column at the top ...
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How can I reference a cell in a custom function while setting up data validation in Google spreadsheets?

I made the following Google script to check whether a string is less than some length: function isLengthLessThan(length, text) { return (text.length < length) }; How can I set up data ...
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Add a sheet from a template

Is there a way to add a new sheet to a spreadsheet from a template? If I'm using a template for time, I'd like to add a new sheet from the same template every two weeks.
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Google FormsApp: Change item based on answer

Is it possible to change item, in my case - checkbox, based on user answer? For example, I have Date item, where user have to put his/her birthday, and then if user is born on 2001 or later, then add ...
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Send an email with attachment using Google Apps Script [duplicate]

I have a Google Spreadsheet with a list of emails. I want to build a routine that send email automatically to those email addresses. I also want to attach a PDF to this email. The PDF file is located ...
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How can I merge into one cell, all the non-zero values in a row each concatenated with the column header?

I hope this example is clear. I have played with join and filter but can't get the Summary field to display as below: Row 1 is a list of subjects. Row 2 is a teacher's subject allocation (...
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Google Sheets Passing Range from separate sheet into custom function

I have the following custom function I've built to basically reproduce a needle haystack type of functionality function ListBy (Range, Range2, needle) { var holder = []; if(typeof Range != '...
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How to send cell as argument for function?

I am trying to write a custom function for Google spreadsheets that checks the formatting of a given cell and acts accordingly. I know that I can give a string as argument and get it to work but then ...
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Prevent “invoked too many times per second” error in Google Apps Script

I have a Google spreadsheet consisting of different months on each tab. Every month, I add a new tab and another 50-75 rows. There are many tabs. There is a cell on each row which calls a custom ...
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Pull data from one sheet (has a locked cell) to another sheet (has a locked cell) every day automatically?

I have a dynamic Google spreadsheet to which I add one more sheet every day. I want to take the data from sheet1 cell D96 (a protect cell) to sheet2 cell D3 (a protect cell) every day. I found a ...
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Formula value change after a script pastes into another range

I have a script that pastes a formula from one cell into a range in a column. When pasted the range just disappears. I mean the whole formula is OK except the pointer. Any ideas how to deal with this?...
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Sort all sheets by column 1 in first sheet

I’m trying to sort or autosort an extensive Google spreadsheet with various codepending sheets. I have tried to use the sort function but that is to blunt to use in this case. I’m hoping to get some ...
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Google apps script for text documents: regexp replace to footnote / link

Using Google apps script, in a google text document (i.e. just a regular documenet), I would like to convert the following string { some text | footnote | link } to some text with a ...
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How do I use a variable to reference another variable in Google Apps Script?

I'm trying to create a loop that sets values of a set of variables, and I want to use the incremented loop variable to define which variable I'm setting the value of, like this: var box1, box2, box3, ...
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Create help pop-up in Google Document using Google Apps Script

I am trying to create a Google Document that has complex questions we ask clients. I want to add a link at the end of each question that will launch a pop-up for additional information. I currently ...
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How can I create a Google Spreadsheet whose name and cells auto-complete with cells completed on another sheet?

I'm using Google Spreadsheets to manage projects, and I'm not familiar with scripts or macros (though I'd really like to learn how to use it, so if you have any good tutorials or tips, let me know). ...
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How Can I Solve Error “Exceeded maximum execution time” in Google Spreadsheet?

I found a script which I really need (link) but it gives an error (Exceeded maximum execution time) generally. How can I solve this error? This is the script: function getTotalSum(cell) { var ...
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Individual time stamps for individual sheets in a Google Spreadsheet containing multiple sheets

I am using the New Google Sheets, and I have created a "Master Document" that contains a multitude of sheets, with each expressing different kinds of data. I want a "Last modified" time stamp to ...
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How to create a simple dialog form in Google Spreadsheets with GAS

The functionality that I am going for is this: Click on a menu option Interactive box comes up with 6 textboxes that correspond with a label each In two of those boxes, at most three, a number is ...
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Google Apps Script with forms to check if a doc url is 'shared'

Does anyone know "IF" it is possible to use Google Apps Script with a Google form to auto check "IF" a document URL pasted into the form is a "shared" document? I'm a teacher and I use Google forms ...
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Return name of range as string in Google Spreadsheets

I have a range that is named apple in Google Spreadsheets. I thought a method like getRangeName("apple") would exist. I want to get the names of many ranges and set them as the header for the columns ...
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How to make script slow down in GoogleSheets Script Editor?

I have a script thats attached below, and the problem I'm facing is that after it has keyed in "ticker" to Raw Data in b1, my entire sheet is never done loading and thus when its time to check if it's ...
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Export all sheets in a spreadsheet to csv in Google Apps

Is there a way to export all sheets in a google spreadsheet to csv as individual files ?
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Incrementing value read from spreadsheet exploding. 1 + 1 = 200 000 000 000

I read a value (in this case 7) from a Google Spreadsheet with a script, increase that value using source++ and write the increment back to the spreadsheet. I expect a series of 7, 8, 9, 10. Instead,...
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Forwarding multiple emails not on string, how do I find Google scripts?

I found the suggestion on labelling the emails and then using Google scripts, but I can not find G scripts. Any suggestions, please?
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Automating Calls to New Google Sheets Add-ons

I'm building a Google Spreadsheet that uses an official add-on to pull data from Google Analytics using the new add-on store. What I'd like to have it do is automatically refresh the data every day at ...
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How do I use a script to reference multiple cells in relation to the host cell? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a script for a custom function in Google Spreadsheet to work out the hours worked in a day. My problem is after searching I can't work out how to reference cells relative to the ...
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Can a Google Spreadsheet be recalculated if it's not manually opened?

We have some Google Spreadsheets that use the ImportHtml() to pull in some real messy tables. Then on on an alternate page we access the above data and pull it into a nice cleanly formatted table via ...
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Does IMPORTDATA() refresh when an Apps Script runs even if the sheet isn't open?

We have a Google Spreadsheet that pulls data from an external source via an IMPORTDATA() function and then a Google Apps Script that is on a timed trigger that performs other things with the imported ...