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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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setDataValidation in google script not working

Have a problem with setting data validation rules in a google spreadsheet using apps script. Below are two functions, one is an onChange function which will be triggered whenever a user changes the ...
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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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Google Spreadsheet: How to calculate the next Monday after a given date?

I am looking for a formula that can look at a cell value that contains a date and return the first Monday to occur after that date. Examples (MM/dd/yyyy format): 10/22/2013 (Tuesday) would return ...
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How do I implement a script that creates a unique ID for a Google form submission?

I need to create a unique ID upon submission of a form which will be used as a project number for tracking. The number needs to be unique but not based on rows or other changeable data because ...
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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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Auto-sort column Google Spreadsheet on incoming Google Form response

How can I get the Google Spreadsheet to automatically order the incoming form responses alphabetically (2nd column)? I know how to do this manually or by going in and editing a cell, but cannot get ...
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Finding the most important contributor to a column in Google Spreadsheet

I have a column in a google spreadsheet that's calculated as a function of a few other variables (columns). Is there a function that I can use to find which of the variables has the most influence ...
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Prevent the cell from expanding to the size of cell contents in a Google Docs spreadsheet every time I open the doc?

I know how to "Wrap text" to make this happen, but my issue is I am having to do this EVERY time I open a spreadsheet in Google Docs. It is a quick couple of clicks, but it adds up. Is there a way to ...
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Google Spreadsheets Data Validation - Unique Values

I have a google sheets document which contains two sets of data in separate worksheets: Public IP addresses Private IP addresses In my private IPs worksheet I want to create a dropdown which ...
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Is it possible to insert text from a Google spreadsheet into a text box in a Google document?

I need to insert text into a template that contains multiple text boxes in a variety of orientations. I can do that by inserting a text box from Google Drawing into a Google doc and formatting it to ...
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IF function in Google Spreadsheets displays Parse error, what is wrong?

What is wrong with this code? = IF (F3+E3+D3 > 0, F3+E3+D3, 0) I want the cell to contain the sum only if it is positive. If it is negative I want zero to be there. Google Spreadsheet gives me ...
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Google says “spreadsheet too large” when it isn’t

I have an XLSX spreadsheet. It has 68251 rows and 94637 cells, and it's on-disk size is 1510842 bytes. When I try to upload it, Google claims that it exceeds the 400,000 cell limit. The cell count ...
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Create a function for an entire column in Google Spreadsheets

I'd like to set a function for an entire column in Google Spreadsheets, and I'd like for that function to get applied whenever I add new rows to the spreadsheet. I know that I can set a function for ...
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Making all cells in a column links from the values within the cell?

I have a column of cells in a Google Spreadsheet with values such as: 512 2123 2342 3532 What I would like to do is convert all these into a hyperlink and keep the value as the link text: ...
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Counting unique values based on multiple columns

I am working in Google Spreadsheets and trying to do some counting that takes into consideration cell values across multiple cells in each row. Here's my table: |AUTHOR| |ARTICLE| ...
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GDocs: Send Email Notification Based on Timeframe and a Given Email Address From a Cell?

How specifically does the code found in this article need to be modified to allow for a specified email address column to inform who the reminder should go to? I have an example spreadsheet here with ...
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How to add multiple spaces between characters in Google Spreadsheets?

If I want 10 spaces between characters "a" and "b" I press the space bar 10 times, but when I hit "Enter the cell defaults to only displaying 2 spaces. When I click back to edit that cell the display ...
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Pass range in Google Apps script custom function without using A1 notation

I'm new to Google Apps script and I would like to create a function for a spreadsheet that sums cell values when the cells meet certain criteria, such as the background color. Moreover, I'd like to ...
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Can I insert an hyperlink into a non empty cell of a Google Spreadsheets documents?

my problem is that if I add something like this in an empty cell of a Google Spreadsheets documents it work great =HYPERLINK("www.google.co.uk"; "Google") But If I add this link to a non empty cell ...
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Cell reference with colour formatting

Is it possible to reference a cell in Google Spreadsheets so that cell where it gets displayed also displays it using the same text and cell colour formatting? =A1 Will only reference dell's value. ...
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Google spreadsheets—sum cells from another row based on a cell value

My current code is: (SUM(INDIRECT(ADDRESS(ROW()-(I4:I- 1);COLUMN()-4;4)&":"&ADDRESS(ROW();COLUMN()-4;4)))*( ( J4:J ) / 10 )))) I want to sum cells from Gx – Gy but range is determed by cell ...
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Run a custom script more than 20 times in Google Spreadsheet

I need a way of running a custom script more than 20 times in my spreadsheet. I'm creating a class assessment spreadsheet that will be used as a master across my school, and it needs to retrieve the ...
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Google Spreadsheet protected cells

I have created my spreadsheet with protected cells scattered throughout the document in google docs. Now I want to duplicate the spreadsheet and have the protected cells in the new worksheet keep the ...
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Sum a column except current cell

Is it possible to sum all values in a column EXCEPT the value in the current cell? That is, the cell that is to hold the result. With a normal SUM(E:E) command the result is #REF! with a Circular ...
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Find the maximum occurrence across sheets

This is kinda difficult to explain... Is it possible to let Google Sheets tell me what the maximum value is from some chosen columns in MORE THAN ONE sheet (in the same document)? I namely need to ...
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Dependent validation in Google Spreadsheets

Here's what I'd like to do. The first selection is Subject (as in a school course). There are 5 subjects. Then there are three sub-selections in drop down lists for each subject: Subject Test Type ...
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Making a header row in a Google spreadsheet

Is there a way to put text in a row at the top of a spreadsheet, like a header? So it is separate and fixed from the columns below it? In other words, I want a header row at the top and the columns ...
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Microsoft Excel 2010 is password protected but opens in Google Spreadsheet showing all locked and hidden formulas

This is a huge problem. When we email a password protected Excel file with hidden and locked cells to protect formulas, they open on a Droid showing and allowing manipulation of all protected ...
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How to restrict the number of entries for a particular column in shared spreadsheet using Google Drive

I want to create a spreadsheed using Google Drive in which some columns entries should be retricted based on given value. E.g.: I have some columns named users, item1, item2. In columns item1 & ...
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Google Spreadsheets: IF not working

I have problems with my IF command in Google Sheets. If gives #ERROR! all the time. See this simple test: Not even if I put in the number directly and avoid references: Am I using the IF wrong? ...
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Using a dynamic OFFSET & ISBLANK() function

I have a spreadsheet I'm working on that we use to run large corporate events. Each segment length has a length as well as corresponding start time. I want each cell in the time column to look above ...
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IF statement in Google spreadsheet

I am trying to sum up the total of all values in a coloumn that are POSITIVE. Also, I have some subtotals in the coloumn that should be left out from this sum. =SUMIF(E6:E65 ; ">0" ) - ...
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Substitute for Lookup() in Google Spreadsheets

I am making a bookkeeping sheet. The aim is to create rules, that search imported fields from our bank statement, and if a match is found automatically fill the adjoining cells with the rules data. ...
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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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Adding a header and footer to a Google Spreadsheet

I'm in the process of changing to Google Drive from MS Office for all aspects of my work. Pretty much everything I need is there, but the one thing we can't work out how to do is how to get a header ...
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Use of importdata with arrayformula

I’m using importdata to retrieve Yahoo stock information, which works fine on indivdual rows, but when combined with arrayformula to fill down the page when additional symbols are added does not ...
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Mail merge from Google spreadsheet to Google doc

I want to print out tests for a class I teach, but I want each to be identical except for the name of the student at the top. I want this to be drawn from a Google spreadsheet that I've created that ...
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Google Docs: How to Paste a Cell Range Automatically—Values Only?

I need some "live" cell data (values only), which get their data from another sheet; an arrayformula is not sufficient. I'm thinking something that copies column A:13-down from Sheet1 (whenever it ...
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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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Google spreadsheet: Cannot select pre-selected date in Date picker

In a Google spreadsheet, when having a cell formatted as date, or with a data validation set on date, a date picker appears when double clicking this cell. If the cell is blank, the picker's date is ...
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Show data from one sheet on another if date is today

I have a list of people responsible for data verification that are changing every day. The schedule is on one sheet. And data verification is on another. What I need is to show only responsible ...
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Can I copy row from one Google Spreadsheet to another based on certain criteria

I have a spreadsheet to track student loan outs: Column A is the student name Column B is how many loan outs they have received Column C is the class period Column D is the teacher name ...
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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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Count occurrence of a word in Google Spreadsheet

I've got a ton of cells (say 6x20) that have various names in them. I'd like to total the number of times a name in another field matches any of the other cells. Alice Bob Claire Doug Alice ...
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Help with a conditional formatting script in Google Spreadsheets

I'm having the following problem: If text values are similar in Column B then gather $$ values found in Column M and display the mean of those fields in Column N.
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SUM of all cells in another column, except above rows

Each cell in column A should report SUM of every cell of column B, except rows above those cells. Sample: | A | B | --------- | 4 | 1 | | 3 | 0 | | 3 | 1 | | 2 | 1 | | 1 | 1 | | 0 | 0 | How can I ...
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Sum of two numbers with a minimum of zero

I have a Google Spreadsheet with two columns of numbers (A & B). I want to add these numbers together and put the result into a third column (Results). If the sum of these two numbers is less ...
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ImportHTML and SUM the column

I am looking to use the importHTML function for loading a page and I would like to sum a particular column in Google Spreadsheets. But I am not having much success. This is the URL: ...