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Import current price from website to spreadsheet

As you can probably gather from the title, the goal is to plug the current price of this product into a spreadsheet. Perhaps I'm over-complicating things, but there must be an easy way to do this. ...
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How to automatically refresh date in Google spreadsheet published to the web?

I am using Google Spreadsheets to maintain a register of all students in my school and track their monthly payments. Each student has a separate Google spreadsheet maintained and in the spreadsheet I ...
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Sum the product of two columns in Google Spreadsheets

Here's the situation: ITEM COST CUST1 CUST2 CUST3 TQTY foo $0.5 1 0 0.5 1.5 baz $1.0 2 1 0 3 bar $1.5 0.5 0 0.3 0.8 SUBT $2.75 $1.00 ...
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How do you refresh a filter view in Google Sheets?

Right now it seems like the easiest way to refresh a filter view in google sheets is to remove the filter view and then apply it again. What is the fastest way to refresh a filter view in Google ...
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Conditional formatting across sheets

I have two sheets, SheetA for values, SheetB for calculations. I want a cell in SheetA to be colored, if a value in SheetB satisfies a condition. Normally, referencing a field from another sheet is ...
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Rename Column in Google Spreadsheets

Does anyone know how to rename a column in google spreadsheets? Seems easy enough in excel. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/docs/ewnE52j57YU I was hoping that ideally I could see what ...
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How can I reference a cell in a custom function while setting up data validation in Google spreadsheets?

I made the following Google script to check whether a string is less than some length: function isLengthLessThan(length, text) { return (text.length < length) }; How can I set up data ...
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Formula value change after a script pastes into another range

I have a script that pastes a formula from one cell into a range in a column. When pasted the range just disappears. I mean the whole formula is OK except the pointer. Any ideas how to deal with ...
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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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Google Sheets referenced cells and sorting

I am working on a grades input spreadsheet. Consider 3 sheets: A list of assessments containing references, names, weighing etc. A list of students, with IDs etc. A table with student names in rows ...
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How to write this formula “If X = Y, TRUE, else(look at this range, find the position, then ”do this")?

Since I don't know exactly the kind of function I'm looking for, be aware that maybe my terminology isn't right to describe what I need to do. I suppose that I need something close to an if/else ...
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Create chart from single column in Google Spreadsheets

I used a survey to collect data about people's opinion. The question is answered using a check-box (Yes/No). I would like to visualize the results using charts. How can I do that using one column? ...
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Get cell row and column index in Google Spreadsheet

I have spreadsheet with two sheets inside. The name of the first sheet is "fr" and the name of the second sheet "cql". Now the first sheet contains data as the picture given below. And the second ...
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How to capture a cell when entered or selected?

I am trying to capture, programmatically, the on cell entered and on cell selected method, but I don't seem to be able to find any documentation on it. I can get the time stamp for exiting the cell ...
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Dynamic generation of cell list / array from range value in Google Spreadsheets

I want to create an array/ a list of cells (i don't know the exactly terminology), in rows or columns form, covering the range between 2 numbers Fox example, I have 2 cells, A1 = 3; B1 = 10 I want ...
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How can I apply a script to every sheet but the first one on a spreadsheet?

I've been working on a shared Google spreadsheet on Google Drive. The document has different sheets with a "Last Modified Date" Cell. I found an script for this to be auto-filled searching here: ...
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Merge column headings into one cell based on a specific value

I am relatively new to Google Spreadsheets. I would like to use spreadsheets to better analyze classroom data. I am trying to write a formula to merge column headings into one cell based on a specific ...
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How do I sum MM:SS.sss (minutes and seconds) with Google Spreadsheets?

I was looking at a previous post and they used the cell input as follows =ARRAYFORMULA(SUM(TIME(LEFT(B2:B3,2), MID(B2:B3,4,2), RIGHT(B2:B3,2)))) And it works to a point. But the numbers don't roll ...
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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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Multiple conditions look up

I am having trouble building a spreadsheet, the problem its my data table. I want to be able to pull data from the table, something that will match data from column A, and column B (on the same row) ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Check if Column contains value, when found return contents of another column in that row

I'm using a Google Drive spreadsheet to organize guests I want to invite to my wedding. On one sheet I want all my guests and information relating to them (are they friend/family? Are they an ...
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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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Google Apps Script - exceeded maximum execution time

I'm currently developing a new spreadsheet for my company to make one of the tasks we do on a weekly basis more easier - the way it works is data is imported into this spreadsheet and then the scripts ...
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How do I create a multiple choice question in Google Forms based on spreadsheet data?

I am making a Google Form for evaluations. I will have a multiple choice question in there and the available options have to come from a list of items, say on a spreadsheet or a text document. I have ...
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Get value of cell based on the value of another cell

I'm looking for help on the following : Exemple sheet I need the word Frisbee to be put in the green cell Any idea ? The value researched will always be text, and depending on a date. Edit : Just ...
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How to make a query with Google Spreadsheet, that returns items from past 15 days

How to make a query with Google Spreadsheet, that checks for a date within a certain range. I have tried using: =QUERY('Noah''s Weight'!A:D, "select * where A > date ' " ...
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Google spreadsheet column to have same function throughout column

I have three columns. Two columns have values in them. In the third column I want to have each row be a percentage of the other two values in that row (ex. =N2/L2). How can I have this third column ...
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Can I map specific parts of a Google Form to one spreadsheet, and other parts to another spreadsheet?

Can I map specific parts of a Google Form to one spreadsheet, and other parts to another spreadsheet? Some of the responses on one will be public and viewable by anyone, but others will be private.
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Date Formatting in Google Spreadsheet

I use a spreadsheet in my medical office for referrals. It includes places to fill in these three areas: date faxed, date of the appointment, date the appointment office notes were received. The ...
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How to get a value from column 'A' in every 30th row in Google Spreadsheet?

I have a sheet from which I want to get values from column A of every 30th row. I tried =A(2+30) but it just gives me an error.
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Automatically create a new row each day, on top of older rows

I am looking for a way to automatically create a new row on top of older rows each day. Inside of this row should be the current date.
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Copy subset of rows from one sheet to another, based on value in column

I have a sheet with accounts, consisting of 3 columns: Accountnr Name Category This sheet is not nescessarily sorted on any column.The Category is one of three possible values. I want to fill a ...
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Conditional formatting using other cells in Google Docs

I could use some help with conditional formatting. I would like to format the first 6 cells in a row in a Google Docs file based on the following condition: If column A is not empty and column C is, ...
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Google Spreadsheet downloaded as CSV comes out on 1 line?

I have created a very simple spreadsheet of 3 columns with about 5 rows of data (as a test). When I download it as a CSV it comes out all in one line; I would expect each row to be a separate line. ...
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Problem QUERY function in Google Spreadsheets formula

I tried this formula: =concatenate(query('Scheda Intervento'!C2:K14;"select SUM (K) where (F>= date '2013-01-01' and F <= date '2013-01-31' and C = '" & A2 &"')";0)) The result is ...
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Repeat range under each other in Google Spreadsheets

I have a range of two columns with year and dates. In another sheet I want to repeat this range for X amount of times under each other. How can I do this? So for example I have this range: Year | ...
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How do I write a simple loop in a Google Spreadsheet?

I'm trying to write a simple formula that concatenates each entry in a given column of a spreadsheet, interspersed with newline characters. In other words, =CONCATENATE(B2, CHAR(10), B3, CHAR(10), ...
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Grouping Columns in Google Spreadsheets

I have a Google Spreadsheet that has 6 or 7 columns that are all related. I would like to group them all under one header, to show this relation. Each column would additionally have its own additional ...
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How to make a private edit on a shared Google Spreadsheet

I'd like to make some notes/mark some cells privately on a shared Google Spreadsheet in Google Drive. Is this possible?
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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 do I add isblank(ref) criteria to arrayformula?

EDIT: Self-Answered This is an improvement of work from this post. I have an array formula that is similar to this image. It sums column A when the date in F matches the due date (C). What I ...
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Count Columns by Condition in Google Drive Spreadsheet

I have a column (A) that contains a series of dates in the format mm/dd/yyyy. I want to run a count to return how many of them were in 2013. Is this possible? I tried using this formula, but it ...
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COUNTIF but when multiple conditions are met

I'm trying to create a GDocs spreadsheet to collate data from a survey. I'm fairly new to the advanced features of GDocs/Excel but here's what I'd like to achieve. I've tried Googling but it's a tough ...
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Translating a document in Google Drive

I'm trying to translate a spreadsheet I've uploaded to Drive and converted to a Sheet. However there is no "Translate" option for me in the Tools menu, as per this article: ...
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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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How can I comment several dozen cells in a Google Spreadsheet using data from cells?

I want to turn some long-winded strings into comments on 9 sets of 96 cells so they're just visible on mouse-over. How can I do this without manually going to Insert Comment and copy-pasting 864 ...
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Google Docs - a formula that does Excel “countifs” function involving dates

I have a Google spreadsheet in which multiple users are tracking a list of dates and class names (math, reading, writing, etc). On a separate sheet in the same document, I want to be able to give a ...