A productivity application from Google that allows you to create and edit worksheets

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Google spreadsheet - QUERY changes time format

I have this column with amounts of time (format set to number > duration), if I made a query of that column I get it with a different time format and I'm not able to set the proper format back again. ...
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Google sheets VLOOKUP issues not finding a value thats is in its range

Heres a link to a copy of my spreadsheet I am attempting to do the same formula using a VLOOKUP in 4 sheets to do a calculation called LSI. In the first sheet I have the raw data from a form coming ...
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Google Sheets list key with highest value in key value pair

I have a some data in key-value pairs setup like so: A B 1 Key: Value: 2 Cars 5 3 Bikes 4 4 Vans 9 5 Trucks 6 What I can't seem to ...
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IMPORTXML: xpath to get non-distinct parent node data for each child node

Google Spreadsheets has an IMPORTXML function, which I am trying to use to maintain a list of TV episodes, based on the API at http://services.tvrage.com/feeds/episode_list.php?sid=3183. I am trying ...
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Had a google spreadsheet query that worked but now doesn't

I made a copy of the spreadsheet that I'm working on here. The query that I have on on the sheets "DSM", "DiveTank", "WarmUp", "Teach" all have pretty much the same query. That worked before but now ...
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How to force a page break in Google Spreadsheets

I want to force a page break after a certain row of a sheet. Is there some analogue of Google Docs’ (and Excel’s) “insert page break” for Spreadsheets? If there is no “native” way to do this, maybe ...
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Google spreadsheet query reference to several sheets

I have this formula: =ArrayFormula({query(query({A3:D,value(B3:B)}, "select Col1, sum(Col5), count(Col4), sum(Col3) where Col1<>'' group by Col1 format sum(Col5) 'h:mm:ss'"),"select* offset ...
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Associate cells to imported ones with importrange in Google Sheets

I have the following issue: I have table A with several columns and I use the following function to import some of data to table B: ...
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Why is there sometimes no “Move to trash”/“Move to bin”

I'm trying to clean up some old Google Sheets, but some of them don't have a "move to bin" menu option: Other spreadsheets do have it: What's the difference? How can I delete spreadsheets that ...
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Google Spreadsheet: How to fill in missing values (inbetween filled values) automatically

I made a spreadsheet for tracking weight, where each row is one day, and one column is weight. Although I've had Google Spreadsheet create a row for every date in the year, I only measure my weight a ...
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Google Sheets - Auto update table and auto add new data entries

I have a table in wich raw data is entered manually, with info about clients and the requests they made. And then I have this table in which I'm trying to analyze a bit the raw data (# of requests ...
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Can I use ArrayFormula with CountBlank or IsBlank if so how?

=IF( OR(COUNTBLANK($F3)>0, COUNTBLANK($G3)>0, COUNTBLANK($H3)>0, COUNTBLANK($I3)>0), "Missing Values", $E3+(index(LSI_Index!$B$4:$B$40,MATCH(VLOOKUP($G3, ...
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Tolerant Sum of column

I would like to make the sum of a column which might also contain cells which are not parseable as a number (strings, empty, etc). These cells should just be ignored. I've tried: ...
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How can I add hours in Google Sheets to show days?

I have 2 cells in Google Sheets with values: 22:00:00 22:00:00 and I have a cell which has the function sum to sum these values and it shows the value: 20:00:00 I am guessing it is trying to ...
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Google Sheets Query Get Row When Any of These Cells are Not Empty

So like my title states I would like to select via a Query only the rows where certain cells are not blank/empty. I have 4 pools that I have a form for collecting their chemistry. In separate sheets ...
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Convert table data into a list in Google Spreadsheet

I'm using Google Spreadsheet and would like to convert a table into a single column of values so I can paste them into another program. Original Data: x y z a b c Desired Outcome: x y z a b c ...
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How to skip blank cells in Google Spreadsheet/Excel when copying a range from source to destination by Formula

I have three levels of hierarchical data in Google Spreadsheet that looks something like this: As data is being entered in here, I want it collect in three separate sheets like this: And The ...
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Created a Google Form; can't find the Spreadsheet

Long ago, I created a survey that I sent out by email. The responses were recorded in a Google Spreadsheet by filling out a Google Form. I would like to use that data again, but I cannot find the ...
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Using a cell text as sheet reference

Is it possible to use a cell text as a sheet reference in Google sheets. I have a spreadsheet with many sheets and want to reference a sheet name from text in a cell rather than having to put the ...
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How do I copy cell values programatically?

How can I do this programmatically in Google Sheets? How can I copy cell values rather than references from one sheet to another in Google Docs? I have a RSS feed, that I am working along side, so ...
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Find the nth occurrence of variable, look at adjacent cell and organise in an array

I have a Google spreadsheet with two arrays: The first is a list of ~100 names (in a single column) with the adjacent column being the variable (A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I or J). The purpose is to group people ...
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How to grant a specific list of user to access Google Form?

Currently when I click on the "Send Form" button in Google Form and user will be able to input the form when they know the URL. Is it possible to grant a specific user to have access to the form? (So ...
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How can I COUNT rows with ARRAYFORMULA?

I have a sheet that lists incidents in an Incidents sheet: | Date | Name | Incident | |------------|-------|---------------------| | 01.01.2015 | Vidar | Car broke down | | ...
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Mailmerge via Google Sheets: multiline cell content

I'm trying to create a batch of email messages using data from a Google Sheets. The Sheets has these columns: name, email address, message I tried 2 google Add-ons: Yet Another Mail Merge (uses ...
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Eliminate empty cells from a sort

I have a spreadsheet where club members scores are added from competitions during the year. I accumulate the data to a sheet with a name column and a value column I then sort these to another sheet by ...
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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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Cell concatenation by hotkeys rather than a formula

In my fumble-fingered attempt to copy (supposedly with Ctrl+c) part of a column containing a few text strings in individual cells within new Google Sheets, on pasting (supposedly withCtrl+v) I ended ...
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Dynamically creating sums from lookups

I was trying to do something similar to this post: Google Sheets advanced lookup + sum But I just can't figure out how to amend it for my purpose. I'm basically building a diet plan, where I have ...
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Select top n filtered rows in Google Sheets

In Google Sheets I have a table like this: JOB TYPE STATUS Generate files Scheduled In Progress Update certs Manual Completed Copy files Scheduled Pending ... ...
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Conveniently export part of Google spreadsheet to HTML page

Google spreadsheet allows you to save table as HTML: The problem is that what the HTML you get is not publishable in website or coherent HTML document: I'd just like a part of the table as HTML. ...
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Explaining proper meaning of columns to Google charts editor

I'm trying to make a simple chart displaying number of events that occured each month in X years. This means I want a chart that shows: X colored lines, one for every year Month names marked on the ...
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Save daily to my Gmail in Google Sheets

Right now what I have is this in a Google sheet for my company daily lunch program: function sendLunchPerkSummery() { var d = Date(); var file = ...
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How to pass multidimensional array to a custom function in Spreadsheets

I want to pass a multidimensional array to a custom function. I do it like this: =customFunction({{"a1v1"; "a1v2"};{"a2v1"; "a2v2"; "a2v3"};{"a3v1"}}) However I don't get the expected behaviour ...
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How to stop Now() function from auto-updating?

I'm using Google Spreadsheet's now() function as a shortcut to insert the current timestamp now. However, the value in the cell changes whenever the spreadsheet is modified in any way, even when the ...
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How to save temporary variables in Google Sheets formula?

I'm trying to create a formula in a Google spreadsheet which looks like this: if (x < 0, x + 1, x) It means if x is smaller than 0, return x + 1, else return x. However, x itself is an ...
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Select range by typing it in, e.g.,“f1:f600”

How do I select ranges by typing in the range value in Google Spreadsheets? I need to be able to select, say, d3:d1000, by typing in “d3:d1000” somewhere. In other words, what F5 does in Excel. I ...
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onEdit Script to auto run Filter on a tab

I'm trying to find a script that will run in a particular way, see below: it runs on a specific tab in a spreadsheet needs to either re-run a filter that i have in place on the tab OR can filter out ...
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How to put a dollar symbol before every column and row number in google spreadsheet

I have a big spreadsheet in google docs with many formulas like this: =MIN(C3;C4)/500+4. Now we need to add $ before every cell row/column to make it absolute. So, the formula should look like this: ...
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Google Docs invitation to edit on my Outlook email address

I have got an invitation to edit a Google doc on my outlook.com email address, but every time I click on the link, I get the message “You need permission”. I am signed in to my Gmail account as well ...
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How to set Custom data validation in Google Sheets (A really simple step-by-step guide needed)

I'm trying to figure out how to create custom data validation in Google Sheets what are the steps I need to follow to achieve this? For example if I wanted the following validation: // Set the data ...
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Pre-fill field with formula — incremental counter — in Google form [duplicate]

I have a Google Docs form that I use to track my customers complaints. Is it possible to have a "counter" field pre-fill with an incremental number? I want my customers to have a complaints number ...
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Function to retrieve a subset of rows coming from another function in Google Sheets

I have a function in a Google Sheet that returns a handful of columns and two rows. One of those rows contains column headings, which I would like to remove. Is there any way to wrap this function ...
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Click cell in Google Spreadsheet to open data in popup

Is it possible to have a cell that just says "click me" or whatever, which opens a popup so you can see the full data? I want to keep all my data contained in one row per item, but one cell per item ...
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Color Shading with Google Spreadsheets

It was easy to do in Excel, but I am having trouble following some of the scripts written on here. Basically we have 3 colors we use, Green, Yellow and Red. 1 = Green, 2 = Yellow and 3 = Red. What I ...
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How to get the count of the current sheet?

I have a spreadsheet that I have spread out over many sheets. However, I could automate the filling out of some simple data by doing some simple calculations. I could program something simple like ...
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Get YouTube video's view count in Google Drive/Sheets?

Is there anyway to write up a Spreadsheet in Google Drive such that a cell will have the current (or as close to current as possible) number of views that video has received?
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Setting multiple protected ranges with one range value inputted

Id like to set protected ranges over several sheets and ranges of the same spreadsheet in a Google spreadsheet. The normal way to do a range is 'Sheet One'!A:L What id like to do is be able to ...
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Multiply duration (in hours) by decimal value

I have the following data in a Google Spreadsheet: +----------+------+--------+ | Duration | Rate | Value | +----------+------+--------+ | 16:15:00 | 55 | 893.75 | +----------+------+--------+ I ...
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How can I replace blank cells with zeros in Google Spreadsheet?

I have a spreadsheet where someone else entered the data. They left blank cells instead of recording 0 values. How can I replace the blank cells with 0s? I tried find and replace with regular ...
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Relative copy conditional formatting that references other worksheet

I have a group of worksheets, one of which has 'default' values while the others should only have values if they differs from the default worksheet. To facilitate this, I want to use conditional ...