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Using “if” (or other function) to recognize a string and sum values

I started programming just a few weeks ago, got a grasp on the concepts and been evolving on it, since I have certain activities with spreadsheets, I decided to take it to the next level and got stuck ...
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SUMIF and FIND combined?

Here are my columns: Column A has values representing screen resolutions such as "1366x768" Column L has a formula to pull the first half of the numbers (the pixel width) out of the text string ...
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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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How do I prepend a string to a column of cells in Google Spreadsheets?

I imagine this is laughably simple but I just don't know what to do. I have a column (A) of cells with strings in them and I want to simply prepend each string in every cell with a web address: A ...
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Sum if date is in range

I have a table of random dates A and a sum for each date B. The sum is over all the amounts in D, where the date in C is before the date of A. So B3 is D1+D2+D3+D4+D5+D6 because the date in A3 is ...
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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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Update Google Drive Chart based on which row selected

I have a table with some pretty basic data (it's a time series going across the columns, and different budget items going down). I want to create a chart that plots a particular row's data against ...
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Google spreadsheets Conditional Formating Formula

I am having trouble highlighting all cells in a column that do not contain the same text that is found in the first cell at the top of the column. I would like to accomplish this with a conditional ...
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How can I use text from a cell as part of a formula?

I do not want to concatenate a string or show the value like "Some Text " & C12. I need to use the text in a cell as part of the formula in another cell. For Example: I have a cell containing a ...
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Merging spreadsheets

I have three Google spreadsheets that I want to merge into a master spreadsheet, so that each new entry in any one of the three spreadsheets will automatically update the master. How can I do that ...
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Calculate score and ranking in Google Spreadsheet

I want to create a Google Spreadsheet which will work as a ranking system for a game. One sheet, "Ranking", should display the current ranking of the players, based on their points. Another sheet, ...
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Conditional formatting with if formula

On Google Spreadsheet, I want cell D88 to change background color depending on the value in E88. In my head this should work like this (imagine it's a conditional formatting window): ...
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Altering the Sort Filter in Google Spreadsheets

I live in Australia and when I'm putting in dates, I place the date, followed by month then the year. However when I am filtering/sorting my spreadsheet it's coming up incorrectly. How do I edit ...
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Count word occurrences in survey feedback

I have a suggestions column in a survey feedback, that's being pushed from the survey provider to a Google Spreadsheet. I'm trying to do a bit of wording analysis on it. For example, I'm trying to ...
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In Google Drive spreadsheet, how do I put tabs at the top of the screen?

I want to make a public Google Doc with tabs similar to https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AifXEOqTcGcLdFVvWk1GRjVJTHJUaTVLcGViR1RRTFE, but I haven't been able to find instructions or other ...
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How can I group a pivot table into weeks or months?

In Microsoft Excel, in a pivot table, you can right click on the dates - while within the pivot table, on a date and select group (from the drop down menu) - then you can choose different groupings, ...
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How many named ranges can a single Google Spreadsheet have?

Is there even a limit to the number of named ranges that you can create within a single Google Spreadsheet? It's rather cumbersome to add a new one, so I would prefer to not just open a spreadsheet ...
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Create chart with total for each score

I have a column within a Google Spreadsheet with values like this: 96 97 96 100 97 97 100 97 95 95 96 I'd like to add a bar chart where each bar represents one of the values and the height of the ...
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Place cell data from a Google Spreadsheet into a Google Document

I'm trying to populate an invoice. I have a Google Spreadsheet that calculates hours per project, and I want to bring that into a Google Document, but despite much searching, have found no way to do ...
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Google Sheets, Suddenly decimalised some of my number entries

I've been using Google Sheets to create a record of car parts, entering: each part's serial number, the quantity of that particular part, the name of the part and the location where I'm ...
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Data validation from other Google Spreadsheet

My scenario : Google Spreadsheet A Google Spreadsheet B I want a Data Validation in one cell in Spreadsheet A that it's criteria is based from a list from a range on the SpreadSheet B. I know ...
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Stacked area graph of time/duration values

How can I create a stacked area graph of time/duration values? I have a set of times for each date which correspond to each leg of a journey. ...
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Importing Columns of Data

I'm trying to import columns of data from different sheets. Examples SEARS -- (sheet one) (I'm entering the prices manually) 1/2013 $8 2/2013 $5 3/2013 $14 Here is sheet two: (I'm entering ...
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Compare two rows of a sheet to another and show characteristics

I'll try to be clear although english is not my first language. I have a first spreadsheet (let's name it PRODUCTS) containing, in different columns, characteristics of different products ...
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Import Range on Google Spreadsheet

I want Cell D1 of this link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AupKcedJ0nhPdFFyMVhySWNvNzlYTV9RZ1FmYXdKc0E&usp=sharing#gid=2 To be imported to E9 of this link: ...
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Track/compare my inventory with my supplier [closed]

I'm trying to use Google Spreadsheets to track/compare my inventory with my supplier, but I'm having some issues. I'm able to download an up to the minute inventory log form my vendor, but I can't ...
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Find items that are not duplicates

I have these cells A1 through A7: Mary Susie Jane Mary Susie Elizabeth Mary I want to get the names that do not appear multiple times, so my results should be Jane and Elizabeth. I don not want ...
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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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Split text with Google spreadsheets

I have a Google spreadsheet with 1,500 cells containing items like: 1,300 users 2236 users, 12 companies 15000 users,153 companies <46,000 users, <200 companies I need to split this ...
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How do I conditionally format based on the value of cells in a column?

Unable to create a script. I would like to know if there is one that would allow me to color an entire row based on the value (a different color value) that I will find in the cells of column B. For ...
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Google spreadsheet, sort adds a bunch of rows

I have a function that sorts a table, unfortunately when I call my function it adds a bunch of empty rows at the bottom that I don't like. var kotlijst = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet() ...
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Make a counter, that counts cell change

I have a cell, let us call it A1, that contains an IF function. Cell A1 changes between two types of text: Healthy Injured What I want is a counter in for example B1 that counts how many times A1 ...
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Google Sheets Print Filtered Rows

I use a Google-Sheet (sheet called "Data") for my payroll. In A1 I paste data from another spreadsheet that I use to store all the data for my business ( example value of job, location, date, ...
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MATCH Function does not work

MATCH function does not appear to work at all. Given the following data: $7,109.19 | $867.19 | -$5,374.81 | -$11,616.81 =MATCH(MAX(FILTER(B122:U122, B122:U122 < 0)),B122:U122) returns the error ...
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Google Spreadsheets: How to count items meeting criteria in multiple columns

In Google Spreadsheets I need to count instances of a certain value but only when they match either of two values in another column. So below I would ask for the count of all brown animals that are ...
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Custom Score for Spreadsheet

I have a Google form that has multiple choice answers. I want to score the document (the spreadsheet that is generated) by giving each answer a numerical value (not just right or wrong, but answer A=1 ...
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How to merge multiple rows in Google Docs?

I've got a Google Sheet with columns along the lines of: URL | Pageviews | Time on Page The same URL is sometimes on multiple rows and I'd like to merge the two other columns together so that the ...
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How can I use Google Spreadsheet to format Date in DD/MM/YYYY format?

First thing's first: my spreadsheet's locale is properly set to UK: If I paste in the following date: 30/09/2013 21:15 Then click Format > Number > Date time Nothing changes. I also can't ...
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How do I split multiple rows / insert a row below every existing row, in any spreadsheet program?

I use a spreadsheet to keep track of journeys in a lift-club. Each day has its own row, and the number of lifts given to a person will be 0, 1 or 2. I realized that the algorithm for the lift scheme ...
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How do I merge cell data into a new column?

A | B ----- 1 | a 2 | b 3 | c and I'd like to have a third column that merges the data like this: A | B | --------- 1 | 1, a 2 | 2, b 3 | 3, c currently I can kind of do this one row at a time ...
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Google Spreadsheets: How to drag down 'A1:A2', 'A1:A3', 'A1:A4'

Title basically says it all lets say every day (1 day = 1 row) a number is being added in column A I want to have column B show the total of these numbers. However, if I drag it down, it keeps ...
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Make first row in Google Spreadsheet column names

I cannot figure out how to turn the first row of a Google Spreadsheet into column names so that I can sort the spreadsheet by column without losing the variable names at the top of the spreadsheet. I ...
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Create a checkbox-type function that works on the Android Drive app for Google Spreadsheet?

How can I create a checkbox-type function that works on the Android Google Drive app for a Google Spreadsheet? I want to make a to-do list (groceries, trip prep, etc.) that the user can check "done" ...
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How to search multiple columns in Google Spreadsheet and return values in other columns?

I have two spreadsheets and would like to enter a value into cell A1, have it check multiple columns in a spreadsheet named 'data' and output information from other columns if it's a match. ...
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Looking for an “isFormula” formula for Google Spreadsheets

Is there a function that will tell if a specific cell has a plain (manually entered) value or has a formula?
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How do I debug “The action you're trying to perform is causing a fatal error and cannot be performed” errors?

Since today, I'm no longer able to edit a specific Google Spreadsheet. Every time I try to make an edit, no matter which kind, an error message is displayed: The action you're trying to perform is ...
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Group by and ordering inside a group in Google Spreadsheets

I have the following data in a Google Spreadsheet: 1 shiplu rice 2 sharmin rice 3 sharmin fast food 4 sharmin salad 5 rafiq burger 6 nazia noodles 7 rafiq salad 8 rafiq ...
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Use sort function but filter results

I'm looking to use the =SORT function on some data, but I only want the first result with that name. Column A contains a Name, column B contains a level, and column C contains a date. I'm currently ...
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Is there a way I can set only a certain sheet visible in Google Spreadsheets?

So lets say I have a Spreadsheet and I press the share button to Public (no edit except me). I have 2 sheets but only want other users to see 1 sheet. Without having to create another document is ...
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Split content with multiple lines into multiple rows and columns in Google sheets

I like to know if it is possible to split an entire paragraph contained in a single cell, into multiple columns and paragraphs using formula's in Google sheets. This is what the text in the cell would ...