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how to get count of rows in the spreadsheet?

In google spreadsheets, after typing in a list of items through cells A1 to A7, I went off to another cell and typed the following formula =COUNT(A1:A7) It reports zero, instead of seven. I've ...
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Google Spreadsheets—Adding a title to cell number 0?

It is good convention to name your columns, to put some kind of description in cell 1. However, this really bugs me, because then all my values are indexed starting at 2, so I think I'm dealing with ...
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Which formula sums all values from a column in a line that contains a specific word?

Let's use this random spreadsheet to illustrate my problem. What I want to do is a sum of all Page Views (F) that contains the Category (B) named /Online Computers. Which formula can I use to do ...
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Link a range of vertically ordered rows, to a horizontal range of columns

Is there a range function in Google Spreadsheets where I can link the values of SheetA!A1:A10 to SheetB!A1:J1? So basically rotating the values from rows to columns.
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Run formula on different sheet

I need help applying this formula to a different sheet: =SUMIF(A2:A6,"3",H2:H6) I'm basically trying to discover expenses for the month of March, and hopefully having a year constraint in there ...
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How do I combine a string with elements from a SPLITed string?

I have two cells that I want to reference: A category cell (I will call this 1A) A cell with a list of items associated with 1A I want to get the list cell separated out as you would with the ...
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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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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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How do I write or read Google-Sheets “comments” on mobile devices?

In a Google-Sheet called Field Schedules for Google web-apps at http://drive.google.com you can right click on a cell to open a context menu with the option to "Insert comment." Let's say for example ...
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What is the correct syntax for the IF function?

I'm trying to make a cell output "Some words" if the number cell in B10 in a page named "Page" is greater than or equal to 3. If not, it should output "Some other words". I tried =IF("'PAGE'!B10≤3", ...
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A high score list: filtering out non-personal bests

I have data in two columns, sorted by the second column. As follows: A, 1 D, 2 B, 4 A, 6 B, 7 ... I need to filter it so that the first column is unique. I.e. the value in the first column only ...
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embed google / microsoft excel spreadsheet

I'm searching for few hours for a web app which allows me to create a spreadsheet and embed in to my webpage. I've looked through Microsof Excel Webapp and Google spreadsheets but none of them allow ...
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SPLIT function in Google Spreadsheets with OR statement

I want to use the split function, but with different delimiters. I thought of something like this: =SPLIT(A:A;OR("-","&")) but it doesn't work. Is it possible to have Boolean statements within a ...
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How does one insert a new line in a cell in a Google doc spreadsheet?

I saw a question with this earlier but nobody seems to have it answered in a way that helps me. I need to paste text into a Google Docs spreadsheet cell but it needs to have two new lines in it. ...
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Sum until empty line function in Google Spreadsheet

I'm using this data layout a lot: A B C 1 Name1 Count Total 2 A 1 =SUM(B2:B4) 3 B 2 4 C 1 5 6 Name2 Count Total 7 D 1 =SUM(B7:B8) 8 E 2 It is ...
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Reseting responses in a GoogleDocs Form

I want to reuse a GoogleDocs Form, with (almost) the same Form, but with fresh Responses. I did copy it, but I don't know how to reset responses (not reseting the form itself, i.e. Form/Delete Form). ...
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Change all values of a column at once in Google Docs

How can I change all values of column A (currently empty) to be 5? In Excel, I could do Paste Special > Multiply. Is it possible in Google Docs?
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How to reference Google spreadsheet inside your mail message?

I would like to embed a Google spreadsheet directly into my email, so that it reflects the document changes. How do I do that?
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not getting sub date granularity in google docs trend lines?

Anyone have an idea what I might have broken that prevents me from getting sub date granularity on google doc's spreadsheet's trend line graphs? My data is in variable increments, anywhere from 6 to ...
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Counting specific words

I want to count how many times in a column certain words from a predefined set appear. In this example those specific words will be days of the week. For example: Mon =3 Tues ...
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Format day of the week

In Google Docs, what would a script look like that would identify days of the week (i.e., monday, wednesday, friday) and then change the background color of the corresponding cells?
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How do I accomplish a vlookup if my key range is discontinuous?

So, I've got a chart (an EXP chart for an RPG) with several break points in it. One column is how many EXP is required to get to a level, the other column is what level you get to be given that EXP ...
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Google Docs Spreadsheet and Zapier

My client has a Wordpress site that uses Gravity forms. I'm using Zapier so that each time a new submission is entered into the form, it adds this information to as a new row in a Google Spreadsheet ...
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Add cell from multiple spreadsheets in Google Spreadsheets

I have a Google spreadsheet that contains 30 sheets (each day for the month of September). I want to add cell K36 from each sheet, but I don’t know how. How can I do this?
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How do I sort several columns by a list of values?

In Google Sheets, I have several columns: Industry | Company | Country | Date Last Visited And I want to order them by Country, then by Date Last Visited, then by Industry, then by Company so that ...
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Conversion from Excel to Google Spreadsheet - sum across sheets

I'm importing an Excel spreadsheet into Google Drive. Its a huge spreadsheet, and overall Google spreadsheets has converted everything, except the following: There are a few cells with formulas like ...
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Using VLOOKUP with dynamic range array

I have a sheet with a list of email address that is being auto-updated (more email addresses being added on a daily basis). I have a second sheet with a list of email addresses that have been ...
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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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Conditional Formatting for Google Spreadsheets

I have created a Google spreadsheet. It has actual values and calculated values. I want the background to be green if the calculated value is less than the actual value and red if it is more. ...
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How to match info between tabs in a Google spreadsheet

How can I take info from one tab and add it to another? For example, I have Tab 1 with column A—call it “cat breeds”—and I have Tab 2 with column A—call it “cat breeds”—as well. They need to match so ...
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Publish single google spreadsheet to the web

I have many sheets in one spreadsheet, how do I publish single spreadsheet to the web? When I attempt to publish, it doesn't show any option to pick the sheets I want to publish.
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Google spreadsheets - How to calculate a value based on the row/col number of another cell value

I am trying to build a spreadsheet that one sheet holds a list of names divided into groups. The second sheet, should list all the names, sorted, with a number next to each name according to a ...
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Query to copy from Sheet A to B based on true/false

I'm trying to copy data from Sheet A to Sheet B based on if one of the columns has True or False. I'm trying to use: =QUERY( 'A'!A1:I200 , "select * where I = 'True'" ) but this only gives me ...
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How do I merge columns but preserve data Google spreadsheets [closed]

Column A is a list of every day from 1/1-12/31, Column B is a list of specific dates within the range of column A. Columns C-N are events that took place on the corresponding date in column B. How can ...
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Where are the conditional formatting custom formulas?

I would like to use custom formulas in the conditional formatting panel on Google Spreadsheets, such as indicated in that link: https://support.google.com/drive/answer/78413#formulas The problem is ...
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Why is data suddenly being pasted in Excel as a single cell when copying from Google Docs?

I have been using Google Docs for some time now and have been able to copy certain sections of columns of the spreadsheet and paste it into an Excel sheet and up until now it has transferred exactly ...
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Google Spreadsheet, countif with multiple data points

I'm having some trouble figuring out a formula for Google spreadsheet. Am getting answers but they're not counting what I'd like. I've pasted an example scenario below: Here's the report I'm trying ...
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Google Spreadsheet Formula: Check cell value then subtract based on outcome

I have two columns - they look like the following: YESNO | AMOUNT ________________ N | 13 N | 22 Y | 13 The AMOUNT column is a value output from a condition, ...
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A function opposed to SUMIF?

I have a huge list of matches between clubs and I want to calculate the goals for and the goals against. I could find a way to calculate the goals for, using: =SUMIF (A35:A46, "Liverpool", B35:B46) ...
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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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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 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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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 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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Creating a document (e.g,, MS Word) attachment in Gmail from a spreadsheet script

I've created a document file in the spreadsheet script. What I want to do is, from the script, create an email message with the document file (NOT a PDF) as a Gmail attachment. I spent about 2 days ...
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How to apply formulas, validation to newly added row (using add more rows at the bottom not using insert)?

I have formulas and validation in columns D, E, L, M and N. I want these formulas and validation to be automatic whenever I add rows using the option "Add more rows at the bottom". Not using insert ...
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How can I record the date/time when a new row is added?

I want to add a date value when a new row is added in Google spreadsheet. I have seen the script on Add a 'creation date' value when a new line is edited, but I was not able to modify the code to my ...
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IF Formula where X = an unidentified (but stable) #

I really think this should be simple - but I am stumped. Please see image. All I want is that my clients be able to put an "x" in the tasks they want performed. Each has an associated cost, which I ...
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List of Dates of Current & Previous Month in Google Spreadsheets

I want to have the dates of the current month and the previous month automatically get populated. So I'm using =MONTH(NOW()) to get the current month and =MONTH(NOW())-1 to get the previous month. ...
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Can't figure out SUM formula

This is the formula I am trying to do: =SUM(D9:D14)*2.55, (D16:D23)*3.90, (D25:D32)*6.40, (D34:D41)*10.60, (D43:D46)*10.50, (D48:D51)*6, (D53:D59)*3, ...