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How can I create a QR code that links to a specific cell in Google Sheets, but can be edited, not just viewed?

I am hoping to create an inventory spreadsheet that uses a QR code to bring up the inventory list, and then allows the person scanning the code to edit a blank cell to identify who the item was ...
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Can I jump to next cell containing invalid data in Google Sheets?

I have a Google sheet containing lots of data, and some of it doesn't respect the data validation rules (and the little red triangle appears). Since I have a lot of data, it's quite a long process to ...
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Formatting Google Sheet Dates Inconsistent

I have a sheet where various data is entered through a form. Dates are picked on the form using the standard date picker provided by Google Forms. Some dates in a column I can change the date format ...
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Google sheets split multi-line cell into new rows (+ duplicate surrounding row entries) update

Thanks for a very useful script. Google sheets split multi-line cell into new rows (+ duplicate surrounding row entries) I am trying to do the same thing, some of my rows have only one entry and ...
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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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I created a button in a panel (dialogue window), when I push the button I'd like to appear a new panel (dialogue) window

I created a button in Google Spreadsheet. When I push the button a custom window appears. In that window I have two buttons, one to close and one to see a new window. Everything goes well except the ...
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How to add a line break in a custom date format in Google Spreadsheets?

Google Spreadsheets give us a tool to create and use a customized data format for date values. While the tool allows us to use arbitrary characters, like slashes and commas between the date fields ...
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Equivalent of Ctrl+Apostrophe in Google Sheets

In Microsoft Excel I frequently use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+' (apostrophe) to copy the value from the cell above the current one. The same keystrokes in Google Sheets instead toggles the display of ...
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How to embed a Google Spreadsheet with just cells and a sheet list?

This answer shows how to hide the UI and sheet list by appending rm=minimal to the URL. Is there a way to hide the UI but not the sheet list? I want to insert the spreadsheet on another page with an ...
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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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How do I create a map from Google Sheet data that's in another sheet?

I'm trying to create a Google My Map based on addresses in a Google Sheet "file". This seems to work OK following the standard instructions, except that I can't seem to extract data on anything except ...
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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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How to choose custom colors for Google Spreadsheet charts?

When selecting the color for a line in a chart, I see 80 choices of colors. Is there a way to add new colors or set a color using RGB, HSV or HTML colors?
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Case insensitive character string filter for multiple individual columns (dynamic input for each)

I'm looking for an efficient way to filter a data set by multiple individual, case insensitive character strings for multiple columns in a Google docs spreadsheet. I can already achieve this by ...
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Google Sheets Cells don't calculate when printed or viewing as PDF

Workbook: Very large workbook with multiple tabs of data and multiple tabs of reports using sumproduct, query and filter formulas. Payroll tab is a reflection of our master database so i'm not dead ...
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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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Can't unmerge cells

I have a lot of data in a Google spreadsheet that depends on charts I spent ages trying to make look pretty. There is a stupid block of merged cells that won't unmerge, and when I try to ...
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Change logs for Google Spreadsheets

We've got a large shared spreadsheet which is a chart showing user permissions. Its writable by several people. Although Google Drive allows you to roll back the changes simply its interface isnt ...
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Apps Script Webapp accessing Google Spreadsheet gets #VALUE! on every cell

I have a Google Spreadsheet with a couple of sheets that get data from other spreadsheets via ImportRange function and then calculate numeric values based on that data. Then, I assembled a code ...
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Delay in updating referenced cells when using importrange in Google Sheets

I'm using the importrange() function in Google Sheets to reference data from 'spreadsheet1' and display in it 'spreadsheet2'. This works fine, but if I edit 'spreadsheet1' and then go to ...
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Qualtrics + Google Spreadsheet integration

I'm looking for a way to use a Qualtrics survey as a data source for a Google spreadsheet. My client wants a google spreadsheet that automatically updates based on the latest survey results. I've ...
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Google Sheets selecting filtered rows

When I create a filter in Google Sheets and then do a block selection on the results, copying this copies the rows between them as well. How can I only copy the content that I can actually see using ...
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Linking a photo to my Google sheet or a link to My Google Drive

I am building a catalog of products for our business, I would like to have an option where as you roll over the item a photo of the product will appear, in the same way 'add note' works but with a ...
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How do I stop Google Sheet to assume the saved values in column as equation?

So I have bunch of data in the format of [Val1 Val2] in a same cell (not the best way to save, but it just came that way when I got it) such that I have two values like [1.01 2.01] in same column A. ...
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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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Dropdown menus drop-off

I have a Google Sheet application (url below) that uses dropdown menus to allow selection of data to display (one line selected from 5000). It works quite well BUT once the file is shared, for some ...
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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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Drag to change referenced cell in Google Sheets as Libre Office Calc does?

In LOC when double clicking cell A1 that has the formula '=B1*C1', both B1 and C1 have a coloured border that is drag-able. Dragging B1's border to D1 now makes the formula in A1 '=D1*C1'. In Sheets ...
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Counta Function Counting One Extra Filled In Line

I am creating a register for some workshops to introduce people's personal information, organized by when these workshops are taking place. I have six different spreadsheets (Monday, Tuesday, ...
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Using drop down menus in Google Spreadsheets to display additional information. In this case scheduling

Quick Overview: I am trying to create a simple easy way to look at a master schedule for a complete year. Each Event has a time, place and coordinator. Sheet 2 would be the master schedule for the ...
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Google spreadsheet dynamically populated list

So I am working on creating a spreadsheet for the game League of Legends. Specifically equipping the various champions with items. The calculations for the basic bonus to stats are simple but many of ...
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Narrow sample space down with Google Forms evaluation

I got the results from a survey I did with Google Forms. The survey results are stored in a Google Spreadsheet (150 rows). I really like the feature to get the results in diagrams automatically, but ...
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Adding columns automatically to Google Sheets

I am using Zaption and Socrative as assessment tools while teaching. After I download the CSV files, I import them to Google Sheets. I figured out a way of having the results sent to a PDF after ...
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Ensure results stay in redesignated column and don't migrate back to original column

Before updating my spreadsheet to fetch new information from the provided scripts, I insert a new column in between the input column (A) and the results column (B). I want my new results to be next to ...
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Google Spreadsheets SUMPRODUCT/COUNTIF in Arrayformula

Actors\Genre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 A B C D I need to get the counts of the movies by genres acted by the actors in the column and the movie data is in another spreadsheet, "data". I tried the formula ...
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For every occurence of x insert a new row beneath it

I'm using XPath in Google Spreadsheets. In some of my cells I receive fetched results, in others I get #REF!. The explanation given is Array result was not expanded because it would overwrite ...
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Google Spreadsheet adding new lines in between

I've encountered an issue with Google spreadsheet. When I'm trying to add some text, I'm noticing a new line being added in between. Is anyone else having the similar issue?
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Representing hierarchical data in Google spreadhsheet

Background Smartsheet.com allows hierarchical representation of data in a single sheet {without having to use adjacency lists } smartsheet hierarchical data example Question Do google ...
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freeze column according to column heading

I am working on attendance in Google spreadsheet, I want to protect the date column which is past date and future date, I just want to give edit right only for today date.
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How can I make Google Spreadsheet recognize dd/mm/yyyy format as a date?

I have a table copied over from other applications to a google spreadsheet. Before processing, I noticed google spreadsheet doesn't recognize 'dd/mm/yyyy' (e.g. 15/01/2015) as a date, instead it treat ...
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Retrieve row data based on indirect Max function value

This spreadsheet tracks live song ratings for a popular band. Users input their score in their own column and those scores are averaged into a community score (Column E). Those song averages are ...
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How can I check emails against a Google sheet containing a list of email addresses?

I am conducting a research study and receive many emails (via Gmail) from potential participants. I do an eligibility screen with participants over the phone, and if they are not eligible, I add their ...
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Cell-dependent cell ranges in data validation in Google Sheets

Regarding Google Sheets -- is there any way to have cell-ranges in data validation depend on the cell itself. For instance, I want G7 to accept input only from E7 and F7. Similarly, I want G8 to ...
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Filter from multiple sheets into graph using Google Spreadsheets

Context I've got a big travel expenses spreadsheet. In it, I have daily entries for different expenses labelled with things like Date Currency Ammount Exchange Rate Amount in £ (my native ...
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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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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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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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Help me check if this URL is ok to query with Google Chart

For the last couple of hours been trying to get this work. I setup a demo sheet with just two colums: Name Value A 22 B 33 C 44 D 12 And want to plot it. I put this URL into ...
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Detect column D changes with Google Apps Scripts

I would like to detect if the column D rows in my spreadsheet are becoming a date (at the beginning those column rows are empty), so if D1, D2, D3 become a date their text or colors should blink. Now ...
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Is there a way to stop Google sheets from telling me to use Ctrl C?

I know the keyboard shortcuts for cut, copy and paste, and I use them frequently. But there are times when using the mouse is much more convenient. Especially if I want to copy a whole row, I prefer ...