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What is -Ls 1000 in Google sheets

I've been working with inventory spreadsheets in Google sheets. I have many SKU's in my inventory and when pasting or typing them in, the are interpreted as text and are left justified in general ...
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Can you link directly to a new copy of a Google Doc or Spreadsheet?

Is it possible to craft a URL (or bookmarklet) so that when clicked it opens a fresh "copy" of an existing Google doc or spreadsheet? Apparently it used to be possible by appending &newcopy=true ...
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How to extract IP address of the host into a row?

It seems it's possible to How to extract website title into a row?, but how to extract IP address of the host into a row? So for given any hostname (e.g. webapps.stackexchange.com) it should return ...
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Auto-sorting on google drive spreadsheet with exclusion [closed]

I found How can I make some data on a Google Spreadsheet auto-sorting? while looking for a way to auto-sort spreadsheets. This is 90% accurate to what I want. The last 10% is I would like to be able ...
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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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Automatically set “last updated time" in a cell? [duplicate]

I want to be able to have cell E6 automatically update with the date and time when ever a change is made in Column 3. This is my script so far; can anybody help me? function onEdit(event){ var ss ...
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Return an adjacent cell for each match of a string

I have a row of cells like this: | Name1 | String | | Name2 | | | Name3 | String | | Name4 | String | | etc. | ... | I would like to return all of the Name values if the cell adjacent to ...
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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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How do I apply formatting to a cell based on comparison with another cell?

I'm working with Google's spreadsheets to keep a record of how many dragons of each breed/gender I have in a game I play. I have five columns: A (Breed) | B (Male) | C (Male Goal) | D (Female) | E ...
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Create a public spreadsheet which requires users click the “edit” button to mutate it?

How do I customize a public Google Spreadsheet like this? It needs users to click the "Edit" button so that they can edit:
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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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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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Conditional Formatting: Minimum Value in Row

The goal Apply conditional formatting to the minimum value in a row of a Google Spreadsheet. What I've tried Under Conditional Formatting, using "Custom Formula Is" =MIN(D3:L3). The result ...
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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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How can I filter a full table based on only unique values in a single column?

How can I deduplicate a table (all rows and columns) based on the values in column A? Example: What I want after deduplicating: Basically, I only want unique values in column A, but I want all ...
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Filter columns in Google Spreadsheets based on fill colour

I've got a long list of items that I need to check. I use a traffic light system to track where I change the cell colour of the cells in the progress column: red = haven't done yellow = in progress ...
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Default date and value in Google Spreadsheets [duplicate]

I would like a column (Column B) to automatically add the current date when a new row is created. Also, I would like Column C of a new row to default to the value from the previous row (or the last ...
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Update Random value only on page refresh

I am using =RANDBETWEEN(1,100)function to generate a two digit random integer. But I want these values to refresh only on the page refresh, whereas currently they are changing whenever any cell is ...
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Automatically adjust corresponding cells when using “=query”

I just learned how to use the =query function in Google Sheets, pulling information from one sheet to the next when a specific condition is met. =query('Sheet1'!A:Z, "select B, D, E, F, G, I, L where ...
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How to get more than 1 question to populate the same field/column in the Spreadsheet?

I am looking for some way to get the submitted answers to 2 or more questions to populate in the same column in the response spreadsheet, but on the next row. e.g. When gathering data from ...
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How to get the +1's of a website?

I've a spreadsheet with a lot of contact information. In order to sort the data, I want to rank them according to the +1's given on their website. Is it possible to get the +1 count of a website ...
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How to make Google Spreadsheet editable only at certain times

I need to create a document (something like a Google Spreadsheet) where multiple users could insert their names in, but within a limited time span. They could edit the document only from Monday (8pm) ...
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How to prevent user from downloading my Google Sheets

I have made a few useful spreadsheets for my company. I want to put them on Google Sheets, so my colleagues can use it online to make inputs and get results. But I do not want them to know the ...
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Show cell value on click

I have a formula in a cell to calculate a value. But I want the value to be shown only when the user clicks on the cell. I looked around but there seems to be nothing by default.
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Circular Dependency Error, Blank when 0

I have tried both of these in Google Spreadsheets and continue to get circular dependency errors. I am trying to show blank when the result is 0. New values are entered daily and want to have the ...
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How to turn cell yellow if date in cell is between 180 and 365 days in the past

In Google Spreadsheets how do I use conditional formatting to turn a cell yellow if the date is between 180 and 365 days in the past?
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A more complicated Countif (Google docs)

I have a simple countif:= Countif(A1:A5,"statement"). And I want it to count the statement n times if it appears n times in my cell A1 (plus of course the number of times it appears on the other ...
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Google Script “Range Not Found” while Sum Color background

I am trying to use Google Scripts to create sums based on cells' color backgrounds. The script I am using is function getBackgroundColor(rangeSpecification) { var sheet = ...
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Auto Insert Address on adjacent cell

I am trying to create a spreadsheet which enters address automatically on adjacent cell when I type in the company name. The script will be as I type in company name in cell A1, it will search for ...
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Lock formulas in Google Spreadsheets

I'm creating a table for a friend to input information but he is not very good at computers. I had him work on a table in Excel and locked the page and this worked great but now I want to check his ...
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Error: Circular dependency detected

I am very beginner to google scripting. Here I need to count the number of times the word "FREE" occurred in my sheet. But my function Returns me an error "Error: Circular dependency detected" Please ...
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Copy cell from cell to another sheet if row contains x

I'm new to sheets, I have a sheet with 10 pages. I need to auto fill sheet Report if sheet David contains "1" in column "i". I need to copy cells C14 - C34, J14 - J34 and L14 - L34 only if there is ...
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Wildcard in Google spreadsheet

How do I convert the following formula to do wildcard for "Florida"? =Sumproduct((Sheet1!B:B="Florida"),Sheet1!A:A) Ideally, I like the formula to do this: ...
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How to lock formula when adding column in Google Spreadsheets

I’m trying to keep an average of the 5 newest values of a data set: Average($d$1:$h$1). If I add a new column to the left of D for new data, the formula changes to ($e$1:$i$1). How do I prevent the ...
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Lookup using a key from a dropdown cell

I have a dropdown that selects from several text "keys," like so: List of items: Pathetic,Untrained,Novice,Adept,Master,Amazing I'm trying to use these keys to run a lookup on a separate sheet, with ...
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List all records with certain criteria

Help. I just cannot get this going even after 2 hours of searching Google. I have a Google Spreadsheet that has a "List" sheet and an "Outstanding" sheet. I want to see what's outstanding from a ...
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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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How do I open the Google Drive folder of the file I am editing?

It used to be that if I clicked the white icon with the colored background in the top-left, it would take me to my folder on Google Drive. Now it takes me to these worthless links: ...
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Import a CSV file to Google Spreadsheets

I am trying to upload a CSV file and importing it to Google Spreadsheets. The file contains the following: hi,hello\r\nwelcome,to\r\npeaceful,world What I expect in the Google spreadsheet is: ...
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How to sum values by month

I'm trying to have my spreadsheet to sum up values by month. Note that the dates are not organised chronologically. I've tried the solutions showing here but they are not working for me. I'm not ...
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Equivalent of Google's ImportXML in Excel Online

I wonder what is the equivalent of Google's ImportXML in Excel Online? I basically need my workbook to get an external XML data, and refresh it every X minutes.
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Countif Color- Google Docs reference Sheet 1

I have a worksheet with two tabs. I would like second tab "Summary" to count cells in given range based off color. Below is the VBA that seems to work for that. However, I need it to count colored ...
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Counting Instances in Google Sheets

At my school, we have a Google Form for recording classroom discipline. The form generates the standard spreadsheet. I want a list of how many times each unique student has received a disciplinary ...
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How to extract website title into row?

How to extract title (or other meta descriptions) of the website into row using Google Docs? E.g. www.google.com
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Issue with Custom number format in Google Spreadsheet

I have a number cell formatted in this way: #,#" days";. Nevertheless, if I write 1.5the output is 1 days even if the content is still 1.5. Otherwise, if I write 1,5 the output will be as it is ...
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How to create a weekly report that takes values from another sheet which has monthly values in Google Spreadsheets

First things first. Here is the link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1u3-U9aHXHzZmWGWKXpaToHvJmtYFmSxUItZ3pgfgz9E/edit?usp=sharing Problem: I need the cells E29:E43 in the table in "Weekly ...
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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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Track changes in read only shared google docs

I have shared a spreadsheet, anyone having the link can see it. Since it is a spreadsheet I update daily, I want to facilitate the others recognizing the last changes. However, revision history is ...
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Show all hidden rows and columns when I open a Google Spreadsheet

I want to un-hide all the hidden rows and columns when I open the spreadsheet. How can I do that for all sheets?
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Is there any way to use a formula in a Google Sheets filter view?

I have a sheet with a column of numbers. I'd like to create a filter view that only shows rows with a value greater than 500, but I can't find any way to do that. There are lots of different numbers, ...