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Google Spreedsheets Maths Date

In column A, I have today's date 18/06/2013 and I want to add 25 days to it, but because I have a list of 100 dates (all different) I need to do the same thing that =DATE(2013,06,18)+25 would do but ...
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INDEX-MATCH to get a MATCH and use that MATCH in a second INDEX-MATCH

I am trying moving from an access database to google spreadsheets. In my workbook, I have 3 google sheets: merged_data (merge all data) studentsANDemployers (studentID, student_name, employerID) ...
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Use specific currency symbol in Google Spreadsheets

'₴' is a currency sign used for the Ukrainian Hryvnia. It's in Unicode since 2004. I want to use it in spreadsheets as a sign for money values, but Google Spreadsheets doesn't understand it as a ...
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How to zip two columns together in a Google Spreadsheet [duplicate]

For example columns are setup as: A | B ----- 1 | a 2 | b 3 | c 4 | d 5 | e I want to be able to make column C be like this: C --- 1 2 3 4 5 a b c d e via formula. The two columns ...
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Google Spreadsheets Messes Up Comments When Sorted [duplicate]

I added comments to a bunch of cells. When I then sorted the cells, the comments did not follow their original cell and now was connected to the new cell. This is a massive problem and now my ...
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Google Spreadsheets Filtering data in another page and changing data in the original

I have a lot of data that I need to filter. I did it in another page and that's good... but now I need to put some values in that page... and transfer that data to the original. This is the formula ...
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How to have Google Spreadsheets automatically complete cells with previously used data

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet to fill in my mileage. Since I'm using many addresses more than once, I want to make the process of filling in easier by (like Excel or Open Office) having the ...
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Share individual copies of a Google spreadsheet

I created a Google Spreadsheet file which I want to share with my coworkers so each one has his own copy. So far the only way I found is to share the file, however these doesn't work for me because ...
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Google spreadsheet connect with database and fetch data to cells

I have been wondering about this for a while. We are using those google spreadsheet a lot with my colleagues and the thing is that we always have to write down data that we already have in our MySQL ...
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Exclude cell from sum in Google Spreadsheet

I am using my Google Spreadsheet to keep tabs of my incomming and outgoing money. I've made a row with ~19 cells in it, in those 19 cells I have the monthly what comes in and what goes out. At the end ...
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Conditional formatting for dates in Google sheets

I work at a language school and I have a column giving the students expected arrival date. I want to set conditional formatting to: Highlight in red any date that is older than 1 week Highlight in ...
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How do I automatically update a cell in Google Spreadsheets to the most recently entered in the same row?

I am trying to have one column that will show the most recent thing i entered in the row. Example: I want B2 to be the same as D2 but once I enter something in E2 I want B2 to display that. And then ...
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Finding and removing periods in Google Spreadsheet

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet and trying to create a formula to remove a period and anything that comes before it in a cell. For example: idontwantthis.iwantthis I have used this in the past: ...
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Sorting Google spreadsheet by month and day but not year

I made a Google spreadsheet with a list of birth dates, anniversaries, etc. that I would like to sort by when they occur in the year, not when they first happened. If you sort by the date normally, ...
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2 axis line chart in Google Spreadsheets

I've set up a Google Spreadsheet to compare one set of stats against another. The stats are for traffic vs. an action the actions only happen once a day and not every day were as the traffic has more ...
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How to auto increment a field in Google Spreadsheet

In my spreadsheet I have a column called S+ No. How to auto increment this for each row, like: S1,S2,S3,S4 In short how to make it dynamic.
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How can I apply a script to only one specific sheet within a spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet with two sheets called Robin and Lucy. I've made/found/mangled a script to sort the data on the sheet each time I add some data to column A function onEdit(event){ var sheet = ...
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Google Docs time stamp?

The following code was almost exactly what I was looking for to timestamp the adjacent cell after being edited. However, I need to incorporate the currnet date as well as time. The code below gives a ...
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How do I use the INDEX or OFFSET functions in Google Spreadsheets?

I have my spreadsheet set up as follows: first 10 columns full of descriptive data followed by 24 columns of month data (2 columns per month). The last 24 columns are static and the values are ...
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Google spreadsheet sorting messes up cell comments

I'm running into this weird problem with Google spreadsheets: if the cells have comments on them and I sort the spreadsheet, the rows sort but the comments stay in the same position, and don't move ...
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Stop lines in GDocs chart overlapping/obscuring other lines

How can I stop lines in GDocs chart overlapping/obscuring other lines? See for example the green line in the graph below, which starts up high, butthen goes behind other lines such as the yellow one. ...
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Javascript string() function in Google AdWords

Is there a simple way to implement the Javascript string() function in the basic Google AdWords interface? I want to pass some variables returned from a campaign management script to a spreadsheet ...
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How can I prepare a Sparkline graph (line/bar) in a Google spreadsheet?

How can I prepare a SPARKLINE graph (line/bar) in a google spreadsheet? With the google drive help it doesn't work for me. Reference: Google Drive Help
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How do you add a date created to Google Forms / Google Spreadsheets

We have a Google Spreadsheet It has a few columns Issue Raised By Date Raised We've turned this into a Google Forms which we want anyone in the business to be able to answer. The problem is ...
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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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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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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 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 save temporary variables in Google Spreadsheet formula?

I'm trying to create a formula in 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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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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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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Google spreadsheets importrange() error: Loading Data

Is there any reliable alternative to ImportRange() in google spreadsheets? After some time the formula brakes, and shows "Error: Loading data... ", and it wouldn't work until I change anything in the ...
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How to directly view a Google Visualization API Query URL as a human-readable table or web page?

What is the correct syntax for the URL (see also a related question about documentation) to view a Google Visualization API Query result as a web page containing the tabulated results of the query? ...
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Problem adding Image to hyperlink in Google Sheets

I want an image to be my hyperlink in Google sheets. Here is my code: =HYPERLINK("google.com/de", IMAGE("http://s5.favim.com/orig/69/hi-love-quote-start-Favim.com-658946.jpg")) The image shows up ...
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Disable Drag & Drop Google Sheets

DEFINING DRAG & DROP: In google sheets if you have a cell or cells currently selected you can perform an operation on them. One such option is to move your cursor to the edge of the selection ...
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Pull data from a cell in one Google Sheet to another cell in a separate Google Sheet [duplicate]

I have a Google Spreadsheet with quite a few sheets in it. I am trying to pull information from that sheet and put that info into another sheet in a different Google Spreadsheet. I have googled this ...
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Auto import CSV into existing Google Sheet

I understand how to upload and convert CSV files to Google Sheets -- but how can I set up an automatic upload of all new data from a CSV file into an existing sheet? I have a CSV file that lives on ...
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How to prevent user from downloading my Google Sheets

I have made a few useful spreadsheets for my company. I want to put them on Google Sheets, so my colleagues can use it online to make inputs and get results. But I do not want them to know the ...