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Updating data validation for a group of cells

I have a spreadsheet where a particular group of cells has defined drop down values to choose from, using data validation rules to get the list from a seperate sheet. How do I update all of the cells ...
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Avoiding duplicates when adding cells in column one by one in Google Spreadsheets

How can I have a kind warning if I am adding a text to the cell which was already added somewhere in previous cells of the same column?
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Nested IF statement on Google Spreadsheet, second part same as the first

I have a spreadsheet for my budget. Payments are either drawn from my bank or my Amex card and then my Amex card is drawn from my bank as well. So I add up all my monthly total like this: ...
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How can I make some data on a Google Spreadsheet auto-sorting using onOpen?

I was working with @W0lf here but I am unable to comment/continue the conversation anymore. I am trying to use autosort function onOpen but is not working: function onOpen(event) { var ss = ...
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Duplicating a set of columns with various widths within the same spreadsheet

I'm trying to duplicate a set of 5 columns multiple times on the same sheet. For example, column A is wide, columns B & E are medium width and Columns C & D are narrow. I want to duplicate ...
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How can I automate a series of actions, after receiving an email in GMail?

Here's what I want to do... When an email with a known subject, or from a known source, is viewed I want a button that will: Add data from the email (could just regex parse) to a new row in the ...
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Forcing uniqueness in a Google Spreadsheets column

I have created a Google spreadsheet (acting as a database) that has numerous columns, name being one of them, and I wanted to make sure the name field is always unique and no row can be created if the ...
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Google spreadsheet flextime

Being a (productive) geek, I want to keep track of the trend of my flextime. I keep a personal document of my hours worked in a Google Spreadsheet, having one column for hours worked every day. By ...
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Applying two filter functions in Google Spreadsheets

I am trying to apply two filter functions in Google Spreadsheets: Column (A) contains new data Column (B) contains filter data, i.e. cells with text that should not be included in column C Column (C) ...
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Google Docs Spreadsheet sections

I'm using Google Spreadsheets. I want to be able to have several different sections all on one spreadsheet: an income section with totals there an expense section with totals in it etc. How do ...
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How to dash a whole row if a cell is OK?

I have a cell that can be OK, ERROR or WARNING. When it is changed to OK I want to modify the whole row in some way. I was thinking about to dash all cells. Is it possible? Or is there something I ...
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How can I charts based on day and month using dates in google spreadsheet?

I have a Google spreadsheet that has values like 1/1/10 0 1/2/10 43 1/3/10 17 etc. I want to be able to visualize the data on a day-by-day basis and on a month by month basis. I managed to create ...
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How do I add a counter value into a cell once a row is added

I work for a small company that monitors all service calls in an old database. I recently moved this database into a Google Spreadsheet and a Google Form. Once a user submits a ticket, I would like ...
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In Google Spreadsheet, how do I make cells take a random string value from a list of strings?

Suppose I have a list of strings {apple, pear, banana, orange}. How can I have each cell in a column of cells have a random value from that list?
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How to get formulas to do the calculations

I have a column from A1:A398 in a Google spreadsheet. Each cell either has an "f" or is blank. I want to count how many of each there are. In row 399, 400 and 401 I put the following formulas ...
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Retrieve data from another sheet based on key value without empty rows

This seems pretty straight forward, and I've seen some answers that come close, but I'm having trouble nailing down one specific requirement. ...
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Trello API: How to remove a member from an organization using Google Apps Script (GAS)

In a Google Spreadsheet, I have a list of Trello usernames that I want to remove from my Trello organization. How can I use the Trello API to remove all these members from my organization? I found ...
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How to parse a date and time in the format 2012-12-12T00:00:00+00:00?

I have a CSV file with dates in the following format: 2012-06-20T00:00:00+00:00 Is it possible to parse a date or date and time in this format? The goal is to turn it into a date and time that ...
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Is it possible to define user permissions on a sheet basis in Google spreadsheet?

I have a Google spreadsheet with 10 sheets. Is it possible to define user permissions on a sheet basis in Google spreadsheet? For example, on sheet 1, user X can edit but user Y can only view.
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Preventing Paste Overwriting Cell Formatting in Google Sheets

I have a spreadsheet used for booking employees onto training sessions. It's very simple to use; the person booking simply enters their employee number into column A and column B, C & D ...
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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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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 make a protected range appear normal in Google spreadsheets

I have a project in Google spreadsheets shared with several other users. There are sensitive formulas throughout that I have protected to prevent accidental deletion or overwrite by the other users. ...
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Google spreadsheets showing “shared with xxx” count greater than actual?

For every one of my Google spreadsheets, the sharing settings is on "Specific people can access", and each sheet is shared with 3 people I know. Their names are listed when I click on the blue "Share" ...
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Yet Another Mail Merge - sending to multiple recipients

I'm required to send a parametrized mail message to multiple recipients, based on values in a Google spreadsheet. I've followed the instructions in this guide on how to use Yet Another Mail Merge. ...
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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 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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“Go to” search in google spreadsheet

I want to have a search feature at the top of my spreadsheet that will actually take me to a row, on the same sheet, based on searching a column for the matching information. So, I want any user to ...
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return name of range as string

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 ...
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Can I make a Google spreadsheet deploy as a web application?

Well, this is what I'm planning to do: my spreadsheet looks almost done to me (a few changes here and there of course, but that'll continue forever). I want to deploy it as a web-app and then who ...
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Google Spreadsheet SUMIF Using Two Criteria

I've read through the forums but found nothing that solves my problem. My apologies if the answer is here somewhere and I've missed it. I have a Google spreadsheet with multiple pages, each tracking ...
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How does Google know that I am not a human?

Over on stackoverflow I asked a question regarding accessing google spreadsheets with curl, which doesn't seem to be possible any more, even when setting a valid user agent string. My question arising ...
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Query MAX group by

I'm trying to Query in only the most recent entries of each part number. I can usually figure this stuff out but cannot figure out why it only returns the (date) and not the (part number) and (most ...
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Google Sheet sum column by referencing column header

In Google Spreadsheet, I would like to find a column using a variable matching the column header and sum the column if the match is found. Example: ------------------- Ref | X | Y | z | ...
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Add new row while keeping functions in new Google Spreadsheets

In the new Google Spreadsheets, I'm trying to make a simple spreadsheet which will assign points to my salesmen regarding some actions they complete. I would like to be able to add a new row below ...
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Google Spreadsheet Exporting Results

First of all, I have a Survey Form (JotForm) and I export the statistics in Google Spreadsheet. So I have on each column my specific field that was completed in my Survey. What I would like to do is ...
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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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Button in column C in each row

I have a spreadsheet with three columns and lots of rows. Column A has a numerical ID Column B is empty Column C is empty I want to have a button in each row in column C. When pressed, it should ...
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Create chart from single column in Google Spreadsheets

I used a survey to collect data about people's opinion. The question is answered using a check-box (Yes/No). I would like to visualize the results using charts. How can I do that using one column? ...
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Need ideas for Google Spreadsheet and Indexing Columns

I have a tough one here. I have a Google form where the employees enter the hours they spent working on particular cases throughout the day. The employees often work on up to for cases a day. So there ...
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Google Spreadsheet notification emails

I have a spreadsheet whereby a user puts in their email address in column A and I populate columns B & C with data. What I would like is for the user in column A to be notified when data is put ...
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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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Summing Duration Format with QUERY

I want to sum the begin and end with the QUERY function, to be able to subtract them, see table: day | begin | end | -----------------------------------| monday | 9:00:00 | ...
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Using cell reference with COUNTIFS formula

I am trying to get this formula to work =countifs(J6:J365, "=David & Victor", K6:K365, "=g3") where G3 is a date value (e.g., 02/24/14). I am trying to count the instances in my spreadsheet ...
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Way to automate collection of goo.gl data into Google Spreadsheet?

Is there a way to automatically collect analytics data from goo.gl into Google Spreadsheets or Excel? Specifically I am looking to automatically bring the total clicks from my links into a spreadsheet ...
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Make dynamic array blank based on adjacent values in Google Spreadsheets

I'm attempting to indicate certain months that fall between the end of one period and the beginning of another. I have the months of the year in column C: values 1 through 12. It's a running snapshot ...
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SUMIF not working

I have values in column L and I'd like to SUM what is in column B IF the value in L is greater than 1600 Here is my formula: =SUMIF(L2:L,">1600",B2:B) I'm getting a result of 0 in the cell ...
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Google Spreadsheet; Function to Search a Sheet for String and Return Value of Next Column

Here is what I have so far. it will: Search for keyword in my other sheet (JSON) When it finds the keyword (modname) it returns the row # The keyword is on the A column. What I want is for a ...
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Date Formatting for Deadlines

I have set up a Google spreadsheet for managing projects and due dates, and I need to apply the following formatting to a column of dates, but I'm not sure how: Dates more than 7 days from today: ...
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Creating email price alerts for online products with Google Spreadsheets?

I'm trying to figure out a way to get an email or text notification when an item's price drops below a certain point. I've tried using ImportHTML and ImportXML with Google Spreadsheets but can't seem ...