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Grab text of first row of column with last data value

Essentially, I want the values in column D to be the value of the header row of the column with the last data value. For example, if H27 is the last cell with data in row 27, I want D27 to be the ...
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Highlight all cells in a range that contain a formula in Google Sheets

I am looking to apply conditional formatting to all the cells in my sheet and highlight cells that contain a formula. I know that I can format cells based on a custom formula, and I know that I can ...
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Highlight cells, which content can not be parsed as number

How can I highlight cells whose content is not parsable as number? thanks!
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How can I trace precedents in Google Sheet

In Excel we can trace precedents and dependents. Can some one help me with something similar for Google Sheets? I have got the code for dependents from http://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/50149/88163. ...
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I need to hide/show a group of columns in Google Sheets in a simple way

I need to hide and show in a easy way a group of columns in Google Sheets. In Excel I used a Macro with a button, but in Sheets I cannot put a button. How can I add buttons with custom functions in ...
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Conditional Filters Formula in Google Sheets

So I have a cell C4 in which I have an item list for a data validation. Below, I want to create a filter that will take all the entries in another sheet named All and compare that to the C4 cell. So ...
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Formula which will grab specific cells and concatenate them together but only if they are not blank

So I have this formula currently, but it breaks when nothing is in any of the cells. I'm expecting this of course, as I haven't told it to do anything when ISBLANK is TRUE. So my question is, am I ...
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Turn a table into a list of row/column/value tuples

I want to turn a table like this | | apple | banana | chia | |----------+-------+--------+------| | antelope | 1 | 4 | 2 | | bear | 6 | 3 | 9 | | cheetah | 8 ...
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Can't filter a column to see all cells containing `@` in Google Spreadsheets

I'm trying to filter a column to show cells that contain @ (as in an email address) but when I put @ in the filter box it comes up with a blank. Any ideas? An example spreadsheet here. Here is ...
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Formula in Google Sheets to lookup contents of another cell

I'm trying to create a formula that brings back a certain cell depending on what another cell has in it. But the formula I'm trying isn't working. It's working for other things (what I thought was the ...
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Google Spreadsheet: Count column if criteria is met in the respective column and another column

Is there a way to COUNT the cells in column A if the cell in column A equals "X" and the adjacent cell in column B equals "January"?
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How to get historical currency data in Google spreadsheets?

I use this formula to get the currency: =GoogleFinance("CURRENCY:EURUSD", "price", DATE(2006,10,2)) But when I enter a date before 2006-10-2 I get an error. Is there any way to get older data ...
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google cell format: only 3 digits

Is there any way to do this: I have cell and most of the numbers have 2 significant digits like 3.45. But once in a while I have a number like 143 big number, the rest are under 10. Currently for 143 ...
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Posting more than 2000 lines from IFTTT to a Google Spreadsheet

I have an IFTTT trigger set up whose action is to add a row to a Google Drive spreadsheet. Once the spreadsheet reaches 2000 rows, IFTTT creates a new document with the title: Document Title (1) ...
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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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Suming functions by relations between sheets (Google Sheets)

Table for counting items: ID COUNT 1 10 2 0 3 12 4 1 5 5 6 10 7 9 8 9 9 11 10 0 Table-pedia with info about items: ID NAME FEAT1 FEAT2 1 Nanan R 20 2 Meowth S ...
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How do I refresh script results when a cell color is changed?

I have a Google Spreadsheet that contains a script to count a number of cells by color. The script works perfectly but seems like when ever I change the color of the cell, the count is not updated. ...
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Is there any way to use a formula in a Google Sheets filter view?

I have a sheet with a column of numbers. I'd like to create a filter view that only shows rows with a value greater than 500, but I can't find any way to do that. There are lots of different numbers, ...
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Google Sheets formula every x rows, assign incrementing cell value

I have a Google Sheet, with the first row container headers (so row references will be -1) and rows are "grouped" by every 7 rows. See below. I've manually typed the numbers into the Image # column,...
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How do I eliminate extra line breaks in a Google Spreadsheet cell?

I have a spreadsheet in which some cells have multiple carriage returns. I would like to eliminate all the extras, so that 4 carriage returns shrinks down to just one. This question is similar to How ...
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Appending text to each column in a Google Drive Spreadsheet

I have a Google Drive spreadsheet that has about 200 columns. Each one is a name, and to each one I want to append -banner.jpg. Is there a way to batch process this? For example: abcde fghij ...
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Preventing concurrent editing of a cell in Google Spreadsheet?

We often have the case of two people overwriting each other's changes by writing on the same cell at the same time. Is there a way to make it so that cells can't be written by more than one person at ...
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Counting number of cells in a range that contain certain text characters

My question simply: Is it possible to generate the data in A3:A5 using a formula? A B C D E F 1 PASSED/TOTAL | EXAMS ATTEMPTED 2 ------------...
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Google Spreadsheet SUMIF Using Two Criteria

I've read through the forums but found nothing that solves my problem. My apologies if the answer is here somewhere and I've missed it. I have a Google spreadsheet with multiple pages, each tracking ...
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Incrementing value read from spreadsheet exploding. 1 + 1 = 200 000 000 000

I read a value (in this case 7) from a Google Spreadsheet with a script, increase that value using source++ and write the increment back to the spreadsheet. I expect a series of 7, 8, 9, 10. Instead,...
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Date and time stamp automatically added in column [duplicate]

We have a barcode scanner that we use to track student assignments. I am trying to create a Google Spreadsheet that tracks the assignments for each subject. I have been using the following script: ...
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CONCATENATE a string with an ArrayFormula

I have the following string in column H and I. H2="http://" I2="aaa" H3="http://" I3="bbb" I want to have a auto-generated J column, which results like: J2="http://aaa" J3="http://bbb" So I put ...
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Arrayformula with dates before and after

Here is what my spreadsheet looks like I enter recurring weekly payments details in G,H,I,J & K (Name,Amount,Day of week, Start Date, End Date respectively). This arrayformula: =...
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Import Google Spreadsheet range if a column contains a particular value

I want to import a range of data from one Google Spreadsheet (1) into another (2), but only when Column J in spreadsheet 1 contains a 'yes'. I'm using the following formula: =query(ImportRange("...
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IF statement with ranges

How do I make it so that if any number in the range C6:D11 on PAGE is less than zero, output "Some words" and if not, output "Some other words"? I tried using =IF(PAGE!C6:D11 < 0, "Some words", "...
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How to automatically add spaces in between each character in a text string?

Teachers I work with enter 4 scores for a student’s assessment in a single cell, like this: 2113, with no breaks or spaces. How can I separate those characters so as to be able to create a chart of ...
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Allow trailing whitespaces in Google Spreadsheets

I was working on a Google Spreadsheet and I found that it does not allow more than one white space anywhere. Is there any option to stop auto trimming on text? I searched it but didn’t found any ...
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Using INDIRECT() in sheet reference range

I have a separate sheet with some data where a user's input will reference the row number of a sheet. I'm trying to reference that sheet by inserting the column letter and taking a number input from a ...
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Google Spreadsheet: Adding formulas to Google Forms responses rows

I have a sheet with form response data in several columns, say A:G. Some of the data are numerical and I'd like to have some calculations done on them, e.g. in columns H through J. I have already ...
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How do I disable Google Spreadsheet comment notifications?

I've got a shared document with a co-worker and they're adding comments. The system keeps sending me emails with every comment she adds and it's rather tiresome. Google Support says there should be a ...
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Date format in spreadsheet (google doc)

I want to create spreadsheets to record the money I spend each year. Each file is named as Cost-2012, Cost-2013,...etc. Inside each file, there are in fact 12 sheets, which are named as 01, 02, ..., ...
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Is there a filter delimiter in Google Spreadsheets?

I'm trying to build a list of servers in a Google Spreadsheet. Each server has multiple services, and I would like to be able to select a single service and see all the servers providing that service. ...
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Convert a date in Google Spreadsheet?

I have a Google Spreadsheet with a date row in UTC time, such as 12/6/2012 11:14:32 I want GMT+2 local time, so how can I convert the date in Google Drive? And, if not possible, is there a way to do ...
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JOIN formula in Google Spreadsheets

I want to use the JOIN formula in Google Spreadsheets to transform all values in one column into a list, with , around each value. Has anyone used this formula before? The only information I can ...
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How to write a logical function that checks several columns and rows

I have three columns in my Google Spreadsheet: C (Dialog) - D (Declined) - E(Answered) All the columns are dates. Example: C D E 14/02/2012 28/02/2012 14/02/...
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How to put the name of a cell into another cell in Google Spreadsheet

In Google Docs Spreadsheet, is there a simpler way to put the name of a cell reference into another cell than this? =concatenate(char(code("A")+COLUMN(D3)-1),row(D3))
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How to count cells that are below a certain date and check if other cells in the current row are empty?

I need to count how many cells in a specific column are below a certain date. Also, at the same time, the counter should only be increased, if some other cells next to each cell being counted are ...
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Hyperlinks in Google spreadsheet docs

In Google spreadsheets, it is possible to add a hyperlink to a cell as: =hyperlink("www.google.com";"search the web") This will show the text search the web which will hyperlink to Google. However,...
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Circular dependency detected even while using IFERROR

I have the following function in the cell B2: ARRAYFORMULA(SUM(IFERROR(Purchases!B3:B, 0))) And the following function in cell C2: ARRAYFORMULA(SUM(IFERROR(Purchases!C3:C, 0))) Basically, the ...
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Getting a new “publish to web” URL for a published Google doc

When I publish a Google spreadsheet to the web, it generates a URL that I can share with others. I know I can stop publishing. When I re-publish, the URL is the same. I no longer want ALL viewers who ...
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Can I add a search box that will open a new page on some 3rd party site to Google Docs?

I'm trying to make a document/spreadsheet containing a few resources I regularly use and perform searches in. Can I create something I can perform searches directly from a document that will open up ...
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Is there a way to search and replace a regular expression in Google Docs spreadsheets?

The problem is that I entered a lot of formulas like =round(x+y) into a Google Docs spreadsheet. Now I need them exported to MS Excel and the latter only accepts =round(x+y,0) as a valid format. ...
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Run onEdit script in one sheet only

I have this Script so far, function onEdit() { var s = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); var r = s.getActiveCell(); if( r.getColumn() != 2 ) { //checks the column var row = r.getRow(); ...
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Reverse lookup from Google spreadsheet key

I can't figure out where the data in an IMPORTRANGE function is coming from. How can I use the spreadsheet key to find the the original spreadsheet IMPORTRANGE is pulling from?
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Detect whether a cell has strikethrough format

Is there a function that checks if the strikethrough format has been applied to the cell contents? I would like use a formula similar to (=IF(HAS_STRIKETHROUGH(C5), 1,0)