One of productivity apps in Google Drive, that allows you to create and edit worksheets

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How to get a running balance?

I'm messing around with Google Sheets today, and I'm trying to put together a balance sheet similar to the one my bank uses. Its got both a credit and debit field in each row and a running balance to ...
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Google sheets grouping function in excel equivalent or workaround?

I know you can't do it in Google sheets. I think the grouping function in Excel is one of the most useful things out there with the ability to expand or collapse rows and columns by grouping them. ...
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How do I get choose a Named Range in Gsheets from a drop down (autocomplete, etc.)

I'm using Named Ranges in google Sheets but it's a real pain to have to type the name exactly right, esp since I'm using very verbose, descriptive names. So, I'm wondering if there is any sort of ...
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Discrete values on Google Sheet's chart axis

For some reason i'm getting middle values of a month when plotting just 3 points (one for each 1st of month). How can get rid of them? Thanks!
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Reference an entire sheet in Google Sheets

Is there a way to reference an entire spreadsheet with a cell reference in Google Sheets? Say I wanted to find out how many cells in Sheet1 were non empty. In sheet two I'd want to do something like ...
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Google sheet multiple column lookup

I have a table that looks like this: A | B | C ---|--------|--- 10 | Item x | 1 10 | Item y | 1 10 | Total | 2 20 | Item x | 4 20 | Item z | 5 20 | Total | 9 Now I would like to perform a ...
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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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Google Docs Spreadsheets - Timepicker?

Is there an option to add a timepicker 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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Google spreadsheets Conditional Formatting based on another sheet's content

I am trying to set a conditional format in Google spreadsheets and I am having some difficulty. I am not sure if I should use a cell reference or if formula. In my first Sheet called "Roster" there ...
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Google Docs Chrome extension - what does it do / why does it exist?

In some Chrome instances, several extensions (apps?) called Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc. are installed (I've seen various subsets of these across different Chrome instances). What are these for / ...
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replicating importrange() on copies of Google Spreadsheets files

So I know I can use =importrange(spreadsheet-key, range) And that's fine. But I am doing a monthly control of the sales in my shop. So I want just one big file summing up everything that only I ...
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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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Calling IMPORTRANGE inside of REGEXMATCH function?

I'm interested to know whether (and how) can i call IMPORTRANGE function inside of REGEXMATCH function. I want to get root domains from list of URL's and use REGEXMATCH to do this but want to get ...
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Select row in Google Sheets

I have a function in Google Sheets that is giving the following output: a b c 1 2 3 I don't want the a b c I just want the 1 2 3. What function can I wrap around my other function so that it will ...
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What is the key in my Google Spreadsheets URL?

I have found many posts from awhile ago that talk about the <key> in the URL. Problem is when I am trying to input the key, there is none. Well at least I cannot determine what the key is. ...
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google cell format: only 3 digits

Is there any way to do this: I have cell and most of the numbers have 2 significant digits like 3.45. But once in a while I have a number like 143 big number, the rest are under 10. Currently for 143 ...
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Formula for getting format of a cell in Google Sheets [duplicate]

I'd like to be able to return formatting information about a cell with output similar to that of the CELL command. Ideally, this would be something like CELL("format", A2), and if A2 was bolded, or in ...
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How to sort cells with text and numbers correctly

This is my example list: example file As you can see I am sorting all unique elements in row B. But the "Sprint 9" gets sorted as the highest value, not the lowest. I really have no clue how I can ...
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Get duration as seconds google spreadsheet

I'm calculating some sums of gain over time - therefore I want to divide X by time required to generate X. The problem here is, that the SECOND function in the =(SUM(B4:B18)/SECOND(SUM(A4:A18)))*60 ...
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Import a CSV file from a URL to Google Docs and update it periodically

I'm looking to pull data from a CSV file that gets update regularly into a Google spreadsheet that I can format the way I want. I know how to import the CSV as a one time thing but I don't know how to ...
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Dynamic date range query

I'm trying to create two cells that will update my query: A >= date"A1" and A <= date "B1". My goal is to create a search page for the data, where the end user could insert a date or the =today() ...
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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 to have multiple users complete a single form in Google Forms

Using Google Forms, is there a way to have a user complete a section of a form, share the form and have another user complete another section of the same form, thereby keeping the combined inputs as a ...
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Google Sheets IMPORTRANGE + QUERY won't import IMAGE

I use Sheets in my business to create product catalogs for wholesale prices. I have different sheets for different companies but the data in many of them is the same. I'd like these sheets to sync ...
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Join two columns in Google Sheets

I have two columns in Google Sheets, and I would like the product of a cross-join: Student ------- Jake John Sally Grace Days ----- 1/1/15 1/2/15 1/3/15 1/4/15 For example, if these were tables ...
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Google spreadsheet: Pasting value not function

I am writing a spreadsheet that imports values from webpages that change a lot, I want to keep note on these values over the days of a week. However I'm unsure of how to note them at certain times. ...
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Google Spreadsheet criteria if cell above is blank

I am trying to get a sum of column values in a Google Spreadsheet only if there is no value in the column above. Consider the following example: A | B | C --------------------------------- ...
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Auto sort a column and auto duplicate all sheets to one sheet

The title speaks for itself. I am looking to do two things in Google Sheets, because I am entering data from a different third-party app using Google API. First: I need Google Sheets to auto sort a ...
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Google Sheets auto-format the highest value in a row of cells

I have a set of data like so: A|B|C|D 1 9|3|5|4 2 7|6|6|6 3 3|6|2|7 4 6|9|4|7 And I would like to auto-format the highest value in each row. So, for instance in row 1, A1 would get the ...
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Calculate total based on drop down criteria

I am creating a budget that has different expenses on one worksheet (Expense_Overview). On another worksheet, I have a list of expenses (Expense_Detail) I am entering that are categorized based on a ...
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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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How do i move an image/chart to a corner in Google Sheets without the awful margin?

I'm trying to get this image in a corner: As you can see, when trying to move, Google puts an awful margin on the top which makes impossible to get an image on the very top of a document. Any ...
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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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How to copy permissions across sheets?

Named ranges are duplicated when their sheet is duplicated. However, protected ranges are not. I have 40 protected ranges on a sheet that I need to replicate 6 times, so I'm not really looking ...
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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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Google Sheets importrange every x hours

I want to link 2 spreadsheets with importrange let's say A with B. B is the source. I want A to import numbers from B every 6 hours, because the numbers in B are constantly moving and since the sheet ...
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How do I do simple time calculation in Google Spreadsheets?

I have a really simple question, I have searched online and for the life of me, cannot work out how to do this: Calculate the total hours and minutes from a start time to a finish time? Calculate ...
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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 to generate a random string?

I need to create a random string of 8 characters for every row in Google Spreadsheet. Basically string should contain letters and numbers upper and low case only, example: LZJ2cuWT Any idea how to ...
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How to change default row height of a migrated Google Spreadsheet

The old Google Spreadsheet has a default row height of 17. The new Google Sheets has a default row height of 21. After a spreadsheet is auto-migrated by Google to the new Google Sheets, the original ...
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Have indirect update row when pasted on new rows

According to this answer, I am fetching data from another sheet over rows: http://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/24478/29203 The problem for me is as I am fetching over rows, the supplied answer does ...
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Parse error with =IF function

I put this in: =IF(A4=2;1,(A4=4;7,A4)) and it keeps coming up with a parse error and I have tried to switch ; with , and it still didn't work. How do I make this work?
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How to enter a date in a cell and have the date for one week later automatically fill another cell?

I want to be able to type in a date in one cell, and then automatically have the date that is seven days from the date I typed appear in another cell in that same row under a different column. How do ...
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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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Insert a datatable directly under my chart in Google Spreadsheets

How do I create a data table directly under my chart on Google spreadsheets? I want to achieve something similar to the figure below. In MS Excel it is called datatable and it is inserted by a click ...
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function to verify all cells in active row

I have a function which is triggered onEdit to enter an ID in new table entries: function IdGenerator(e) { // Get the active sheet var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); // Get the ...
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How to set a formula for a entire column?

I need to apply a simple formula into a entire column, this is to prevent having to keep pasting the formula into said column when i add a row... =IFERROR(D1-C1) is the formula that i want to ...