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

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How to limit the length of data in a cell in Google Sheets?

Is it possible to put a limit to the length of cell content while entering data into a cell using Google Apps Script or any other way?
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Looping through the range of cells to test the dates

I am trying to create a function to check the dates in 'Dt' sheet and return Match or Not Match. It works fine with when I display my answer in MsgBox, but when I try to do it in one of the ...
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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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Create a function to copy range (values only) to a new tab at specified intervals

Looking to find a function that can copy the values only from a range I am importing from the web at a certain time. Have found a lot of functions that are similar to what I need but can't nail one ...
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Automatically create a new row each day, on top of older rows

I am looking for a way to automatically create a new row on top of older rows each day. Inside of this row should be the current date.
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Google spreadsheet multiple auto-sorting

In a Google Spreadsheet I have different group of cells to auto-sort ascending i.e. table range a3:c16 columntosortby = 2 table range d18:f31 columntosortby = 5 table range g33:i46 columntosortby = ...
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Create a dropdown list of options from VLOOKUP

What I'd like to do is get a dropdown list of options from a VLOOKUP type function where I can select the value for the next lookup. Example Here the data I'm using for reference. Notice "AAA" ...
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onEdit only updates top row after pasting (editing) multiple rows

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet and have a script that updates the "last email" column with a date stamp when an employee enters an email address into the prior column. The problem occurs when my ...
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Google Apps Script time in milliseconds [on hold]

I have a question how to get the time in GAS with milliseconds. The thing i want is to make every click on a button a new cell in a spreadsheet, with a timestamp. I'll want to send that info with ...
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JDBC to Google Sheet - Start at specific MySQL row. (Prevent extra server load) [migrated]

My code is working just fine, but it is clear that it goes through each row in the database each run. This needs to run every minute so I'm concerned with the server load that this may create. (And ...
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If cell equals a value then move row to different Google Spreadsheet

I've got a script that sorts a Google Spreadsheet when a value in a column is changed. I'd like to add to the script the following functionality: If the value for column E = "Complete" then the ...
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Text to columns conversion in Google Spreadsheets

How do you do a text-to-columns conversion in Google Spreadsheets? For example, I have the following data string in one cell: 5,233,6,2,6,7,2,2,6,6 I want to break it apart by the comma separator ...
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Time Triggered Script to Change Cell Contents

What I want to do is for example: A time will be manually entered into a cell say D3, when it is 20 minutes before this I want cell D1 to change to "20 MIN", WHEN IT IS 5 minutes before I want to ...
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Script error trying to populate form drop down menu from spreadsheet

We are trying to link a list on a Google Spreadsheet to a drop down menu on a Google Form. The twist is that this Google Spreadsheet list will be continuously updated and needs to automatically ...
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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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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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Show data from one sheet on another if date is today

I have a list of people responsible for data verification that are changing every day. The schedule is on one sheet. And data verification is on another. What I need is to show only responsible ...
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Get cell row and column index in Google Spreadsheet

I have spreadsheet with two sheets inside. The name of the first sheet is "fr" and the name of the second sheet "cql". Now the first sheet contains data as the picture given below. And the second ...
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Google sheets: conditionally change sign of decimal value in cell for each row

Here's a preview of the spreadsheet I'm editing in Google Drive: The transaction type cell has a value of "debit" if the row is for an expense, and "credit" if it is income. I would like a script ...
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Send an email with attachment using Google Apps Script

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 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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How do I create a multiple choice question in Google Forms based on spreadsheet data?

I am making a Google Form for evaluations. I will have a multiple choice question in there and the available options have to come from a list of items, say on a spreadsheet or a text document. I have ...
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Send to respondents a number between 1 and 10 using Google Forms?

My idea is to give to respondents by mail a number reference between 1 and 10. The idea works as follows: You have 10 boxes. When a response is submitted, automatically the form will send a email ...
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Form to upload files with sending email address [migrated]

I created a form to upload files using this script: JS: var dropBoxId = "XXXXXXXXXXX"; // Drive ID of 'dropbox' folder var logSheetId = "XXXXXXXXXXXX"; // Drive ID of log spreadsheet function ...
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Mail merge, send as an Alias

I was working with a Google spreadsheet with a script associated with it to do mail merge via Google Apps for Education. The spreadsheet works fine, although my user wanted to be able to send from her ...
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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 delete and erase all contacts that not delivered my email to them?

Many of my friends in the span of 15 years , changed their emails to new ones in Yahoo or Gmail. Those mailboxes are disabled by Yahoo or Gmail. When I send email to everyone via the group (my group ...
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Gmail Auto-Response, one time only

I want to set up auto-reply emails using scripts. We're currently using Canned Responses but the emails we're responding to just changed their setup so instead of sending the reply to the sender, we ...
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Cell reference with colour formatting

Is it possible to reference a cell in Google Spreadsheets so that cell where it gets displayed also displays it using the same text and cell colour formatting? =A1 Will only reference dell's value. ...
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How to add pictures to shared contacts in google contacts?

More specifically: is there a way to add a picture to external shared contacts in Google Apps for Enterprise, where the picture is shared amongst all members of my domain? I know it is possible to ...
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Google Apps Script: copy document comments?

I'm working on the following script, which is supposed to look at the current document, grab its comments, make a copy, and copy the comments to the new document. However, I seem stuck. I'm not ...
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How do you subtract two time values in military format in Google Apps Scripts for a spreadsheet?

One column is labeled Checkin Time and the other is labeled Checkout Time and finally I have a column that is labeled Total Time Worked. The cells in the Total Time worked column should subtract the ...
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How to build a decision suport app with Google forms or other Google Apps Script resource?

I want to create an app which helps newbie employers to take some decisions. So, using their answers to a form, the app asks new questions based on previous responses, something similar to a decision ...
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Jagged array from Google Spreadsheet range

The range in my Google Spreadsheet looks like this: | A | B | C | D | E | F | ...
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How can you add a conditional statement to a =QUERY function

How can I add a conditional statement (similar to an if elseif in .php) to the query listed below so that is will return columns D and E from Sheet2 if column C in the responses sheet == 1st or ...
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How do I put the timestamp in the “check in” or “check out” column based on the user's response in the Google form?

I created a Google form that allows users to clock in/out. The form asks two questions, their pin number and whether they want to check in or out. When the user clicks on "check in" and submits, the ...
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How to get the Position of a paragraph in google docs API

Using GAS, I'm trying to navigate paragraphs in a google doc and record their starting position so that I can display an interactive navigation menu in a sidebar. But I can't find any GAS method that ...
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Google Spreadsheet Script: insert text at end of list

I'm trying to add a custom menu that inserts a date in whatever cell is selected, appending it if anything is there already. It works fine, if slowly. The goal is that, at the end, I've got a list of ...
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Unable to import pricing info from toysrus.com into a Google Spreadsheet

I'm trying to pull live pricing from a given toysrus.com item into a Google Spreadsheet (one item/price per row), and am having no luck whatsoever. Importxml(url, xpath) does not work (similar to the ...
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script editor - google spreadsheet

Need help in adding another function using the below script. I would like to have a timestamp "start" and "end" on two different columns, whenever the other two separate columns are edited. Based on ...
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Timestamp in Google spreadsheet

Any idea on how to work 2 timestamp which is start and end into google spreadsheet? I have already this in my script editor, but it’s only for start. I want to get also the end and show into another ...
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Unique ID Column

I have a Google Spreadsheet that I want to have a unique number created in column A when I enter information in column B. Below is the formula I currently have that works, but I am wondering if there ...
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How do I loop a script through all pages but the first one?

I'm very new to all this. I'm trying to write a script that sorts sheets by descending date order each time a new row is entered. I need the script to run on all pages but the first (the summary ...
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How can I apply a script to only one specific sheet within a spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet with two sheets called Robin and Lucy. I've made/found/mangled a script to sort the data on the sheet each time I add some data to column A function onEdit(event){ var sheet = ...
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Automatically creating sheets across different google spreadsheets

I have one spreadsheet that collects the Google form data that is submitted. I then created spreadsheets titled "A-D", "E-H", "I-L", and so on to create the alphabet. I would like students to use ...
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Automatically create google spreadsheets from master list

I am trying to create new sheets automatically based on a list of items. I came across your answer to a question here , but the example sheet it points to is no longer valid. I am working with this ...
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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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Linking a URL to text using google script in spreadsheet

I have a URL ready to be followed. I am sending an email using Google script, and in this email I need this link to be there... but I do not want it to be: ...
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Conversion from object to string in google scripts

I'm trying to take information from Google Sheets and use it to send an email with the information given in sheets. I have the email part down, but when i try to editAsText to delete unwanted ...
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How can I get my set values and formulas to populate to a row of values received from a Google Form?

When I receive submissions from a form I am trying to find a way to include my formulas and set values in the same row as the information submitted by form. My form is only collecting 14 values but my ...