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How to do a Google Spreadsheet equivalent to SQL's JOIN and SUM( )?

I have this table: | A | B | |---------|-----| | grocery | $10 | | clothes | $40 | | grocery | $19 | etc. So I'd like to have a column with an aggregation of the categories like grocery ...
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Error using “sumif” together with “address” function

Please see the data below: What I want to do is to write a formula in column D to sum up the order quantity (column C) starting from the row no. specified in column F until current row, for the ...
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Repeating functions inside “if”

I was creating a spreadsheet the other day and I stumbled across the following "problem". I wanted to test the result of a function against a value and if that was true, display the result of the ...
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Geocode in Google spreadsheets, keep results

I have a form for internships and I am passing over the address of the internship provider to a function which gives me latitude and longitude for it, which is then consumed by a webmap using tabletop ...
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Grouping columns in Google spreadsheets (and summarize them)

Lets say I have a table like this: A | B | C 1 | 4 | 3 Is it possible to group these columns together so that I can expand and collapse them with a specific formula. For example with SUM I would ...
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Google Spreadsheets Validation list with Label

Thanks in advance. I have just started using Google Spreadsheets so am very new to it's ways! So far it looks incredibly powerful! I am using some data in a sheet called Jobs as a reference to ...
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formulas to transfer certain data from one sheet to another

I have a list of volunteers in sheet one. They have selected what programs they want to participate in with a yes or no in the column under that program. How can I create a formula that says if this ...
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Google Spreadsheet Change X and Y Axis

I am trying to graph the temperature of a substance versus the time the substance has been heated. My data is as follows: A | B Time (Minutes) | Temperature (ºC) 0 ...
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Password protect a column in Google Spreadsheet

I have encountered a problem that I need a hand with. I have already done numerous searches of this forum and others to see if I could solve it that way but it appears I have come a cropper. So ...
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Drag Autofill of a Multi-Column Pattern in Google Spreadsheet

I'm trying to drag copy some cells, which are on top row for headers, they get their values from a VLOOKUP formula (Basicaly all group names are in column B and I want them as column headers). Before ...
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Grading a Google Spreadsheet by answers given in a Google Form

I'm currently working in a school and students answered a 50 question form on ICT Ability. The results of this form have been put into a spreadsheet and I have to order the names in terms of ability. ...
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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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Custom Actions in Google Spreadsheet

I find that I often change specific cells from black on white to white on black when I'm making spreadsheets. It get's tedious to change the background color, then the foreground color over and over ...
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How to automatically open a created text document after it being created

I've used this script to create a Google Document (like word document) with Google Spreadsheet. But, when I do so, the new text document created from a template is placed in the default chosen folder. ...
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How to make a simple two column data chart in google spreadsheet? (simple case but doesn't seem to work)

I have a column with dates and a column with an amount of money. I just want to make the simplest chart possible, a line chart that shows money as a function of time, so I can see in what dates I tend ...
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Chart with points in Google Spreadsheets

I have a Google Spreadsheet with a line chart. Despite the name "line chart", the data does not appear regularly spaced on the x-axis but according to a date column. (This shows up correctly, no need ...
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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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google spreadsheets timesheet calculations

I have a timesheet that I use to log my time. It works fine if I log in and log out. It works at the end of the day but doesn't work in all configurations. For example, I want it to work if I only ...
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Creating multiple instances of a cell value in Google Spreadsheet

I have a Google Spreadsheet with the following data: A B ----------------------------- 1 | Number of responses | Value 2 | 1 1 3 | 3 ...
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Compute average over month when measurement is irregular

I want to measure my power consumption. So once in a month I note my meter reading. So I got the following data: 2012-12-01| 893.8| | |31 2013-01-05| 977.2|34|2.45|31 ...
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“Yes” if a value partially matches in a range of values, blank otherwise

I have a column of values (column A for this example) like such: Phytophora sojae Phytophora ramorum Cryptococcus neoformans Coccidioides posadasii And I'd like to create a new formula column (B) ...
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How do I reference multiple cells in one sheet in one cell in another sheet?

I am using Google Sheets and I have two sheets in one document (SHEET1 and SHEET2). I want to be able to use a formula that allows me to: If cell A1, B1, D1 and F1 in SHEET1 have an s in them Then ...
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How can I make text flow out of a cell as it does in Excel?

If you enter a long bit of text into a cell in Microsoft's Excel the text flows out of the cell over the top of the adjacent cells. This doesn't happen by default in Google Spreadsheet - it flows ...
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Enabling script to run as author in a shared Google spreadsheet

I created a spreadsheet that I'd like to share with anyone with the URL. The sheet contains several app script functions. These functions both change the content of the sheet and copy data to ...
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Statically positioned chart (ignore scroll)

I have a Google Spreadsheet with 4 columns of data. I have a chart on the right side. When you scroll down to see all the data, the chart scrolls up off the screen. Is there a way to make it static ...
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Grouping Columns in Google Spreadsheets

I have a Google Spreadsheet that has 6 or 7 columns that are all related. I would like to group them all under one header, to show this relation. Each column would additionally have its own additional ...
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Show 'sum' when multiple cells selected in Google Spreadsheet

If I select multiple cells in a Google Spreadsheet, sum or count appears at the lowerright corner according to the data type. Sum is shown for numbers, and count is shown for characters, dates or ...
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How get last added text from column into different sheet

How can I get the last added plain text from a column in sheet1, which also has empty rows, into a cell of a sheet2? With help I managed to do this with the last added date, but with plain text I am ...
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How to make a ratio win:total with only integers and least terms

So basically I am trying to find a way to show a simple ratio of wins vs total games. for example: 2 wins on 5 games would give me a ratio of 2:5 5 wins on 15 games: 1:3 8 wins on 18 ...
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Calculate monthly sum() on pivote table

I have a Google Form. Upon submit following fields are populated: Timestamp Product Description Unit Price Quanitity I have generated a pivot table from this data, in a Google Spreadsheet. The ...
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google spreadsheet question about data linking between sheets

Here is my spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgmD6-Z4d2aVdE9pR095OTJrVE1wS3FIZzZpVFRJMmc#gid=4 What I want to happen is I enter data in the sheets marked Head, Neck, Shoulders ...
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Google spreadsheet sync with gCalendar

I create a GTD system based on excel, whose link I report here. The advantage of having this gtd is that I can share it with my european colleagues without the need of having a dedicated software ...
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Sorting a protected range in Google spreadsheets

I've been trying to make the spreadsheet automatically sort some data, and after some searching I found this post: Automatic sorting. It works just perfect with my permissions as the owner, but when ...
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Filter function overwrites formula with '--'

I am using the filter formula below. The formula works fine the first time, but once it filters the result properly, it corrupts the same formula in next row below with --. ...
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In Google Docs, how to make a column with several numbers in each cell sortable?

I am making an expenses spreadsheet in Google Docs and I need to list the numbers of the attachments for each entry. Sometimes this is just one number, sometimes it is several. I can make this ...
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Pre-populate Google Docs form field with incremental value

I have a Google Docs spreadsheet that I use to track my jobs by job number. Is it possible to have the "job number" field pre-populated with the next job number? Currently I have to open the ...
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In Google Spreadsheets how do I restrict input when the number of entries for a condition are met?

I am using a Google spreadsheet to gather the Registration form entries for our tournament. We can only have 10 teams per age group. How do I "close" the Registration when the number of entries for ...
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Is there a way to insert a bookmark into a google Spreadsheet?

I know you can do this with a Google Doc, but how about a google Spreadsheet? I'd like to have a bookmark and then link into that cell of the spreadsheet from an HTML document.
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Text conditionals in Google Spreadsheets

I want to write a formula where I can add values to a cell whether another cell states approves the "transaction". It will be easier to explain with an example. Consider a spreadsheet containing the ...
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How can I set conditional formatting on particular cells that depend on another cell's value in Google Spreadsheets?

I would like to colour the background of a row in Google Spreadsheets: For example: If cell Dx = title 'To do' or 'title 'Done' then cells Fx to Nx are filled colour black. If cell Dx = title ...
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Is it possible to add conditional formatting when number changes?

This is probably not possible but... I'm looking to update cells in a Google spreadsheet using the conditional formatting tool.(Changes to SERPs rankings) So when the number in a cell is changed, ...
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Transfer cell value to another cell by clicking on a button in Google Spreadsheet

I want a user to be able to click on a button and have the value of one cell go into another cell. How can I do this?
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How to Send Html Emails in Google Spreadsheet

Here's an example of a Google Docs Spreadsheet script that sends emails using Google spreadsheets. I want the email Sent in HTML not plain text. Can someone help me out? function sendEmails() { var ...
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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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Google Docs - a formula that does Excel “countifs” function involving dates

I have a Google spreadsheet in which multiple users are tracking a list of dates and class names (math, reading, writing, etc). On a separate sheet in the same document, I want to be able to give a ...
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Allow users to use my online spreadsheet in Google Docs without saving their edits

I made an online spreadsheet in to calculate grades. I want my users to use it without Google Docs showing it real-time to other users. How do I do this? It seems if I allow people to edit the ...
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Bring data from Google Spreadsheet to Google Documents

Is there anyway to read the data from a Google Spreadsheet (which I owh) to another Google Document, something like specifying a data source in MS Word?
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Send Google spreadsheet with embedded HTML in Gmail

When I try to publish content from Google Spreadsheet, it puts it into an HTML iframe. This is found under File > Publish to Web. How can I send this iframe content in a mail, sent over Gmail?
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Update a cell based on two matching fields in separate tabs within a range

I'm trying to update a cell in Google Spreadsheets where its value comes from another sheet and based on the date range entered with it. Here is what the two worksheets look like in the file. ...
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Embed interactive google spreadsheet with calculations still intact

Is it possible to embed a google spreadsheet into a webpage and keep all the calculations still intact? For example: I'd like to embed a calculator I have into a webpage, and allow the user to still ...