One of productivity apps in Google Drive, that allows you to create and edit worksheets

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Mail merge from Google spreadsheet to Google doc

I want to print out tests for a class I teach, but I want each to be identical except for the name of the student at the top. I want this to be drawn from a Google spreadsheet that I've created that ...
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Help with a conditional formatting script in Google Spreadsheets

I'm having the following problem: If text values are similar in Column B then gather $$ values found in Column M and display the mean of those fields in Column N.
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How do I link two Google Doc spreadsheets so that entering a numerical value in one cell of Sheet 1 produces an 'x' in the same cell of Sheet 2?

I know about the importRange function to link two sheets, but I wonder if there's a way so that when a cell's contents are imported to the second sheet, the second sheet will autopopulate the ...
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How do I reference a second sheet column across a row of numbers in sheet 1

I'm trying to look-up a value in sheet 2 from a number on a row in sheet one: it looks like this: Sheet 1: Row4 Number of units 0 5 25 10 15 And sheet 2: column a column b 1 2 3 ...
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How to GROUP and ORDER data in a Google Spreadsheets?

I want to group and sort a particular data set. I've prepared the data using a QUERY function and using other functions. Can I order by sum? This is an example file I created: order by sum
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Auto date added to adjacent cells when data is entered

I am trying to create a spreadsheet to track student loan outs that will automatically put the date in an adjacent cell. The spreadsheet would be set up like this: Column 1 would be "name" Column 2 ...
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How do I select a range programatically in Google Spreadsheets?

I have a spreadsheet like this: active date name 1 1-Jun-2013 Paul 1 4-Jun-2013 Sheela 1 8-Jun-2013 Paul 1 2-Jul-2013 Henrik 3-Jul-2013 Henrik ...
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Copying data, based on the value in a cell

I've been trying to work out how to copy data from cells on a worksheet into another based upon the value in a cell. We have weekly data so for arguments sake Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 ...
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Google Spreadsheet Timestamp for columns B & D?

Found this script on one of the questions answered in the forum what I don't know enough to make it work. I would like it to time-stamp date and time in column B when they check in and then a separate ...
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Google Spreadsheet - total of column if adjacent cell is true and minus another column

I have data like in the following table: +---+-----+-----+ | A | B | C | +---+-----+-----+ | 0 | 5 | 30 | | 1 | 0 | 30 | | 0 | 15 | 40 | | 1 | 0 | 40 | | 1 | 10 | 50 | ...
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Excel to Google Spreadsheet problem

I emailed an Excel spreadsheet as an attachment to my Gmail account. I then chose open as a Google Spreadsheet. When I opened the Google Spreadsheet, it was missing some formulas and had changed some ...
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Changing the A B C … column labels

The picture above shows what I am referring to. I'm looking for a way to change these " A, B, C, ..." labels to describe better the content below each. A would contain what date, B what length I ...
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Google Spreadsheet: how to get value of cell by row key and column key

Suppose I have a workbook with two worksheets, data and view. data is structured in "database" style, i.e. with a single header row and unique keys in the first column, e.g.: Country GDP ...
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autofill the 'Average' function in Google Spreadsheets

I have a column of data. Each cell in the column represents a new day. So the 1st cell is for the 1st day and the Nth cell is for the Nth day. I want to add a 2nd column where the Nth cell in that ...
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Google Spreadsheets mixing up x- and y-axis on line chart, no option to change it

For some reason Google Spreadsheet insists on using the data I wish to have for my x-axis as my y-axis. Here I'll show what happens when I try to use my data to form a chart, and what happens when I ...
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How to apply formula to WHOLE column and automatically add this formula to new created rows in this column?

I need some kind of "autoincrement field" in my spreadsheet. I've added =ROW() formula to first column. But as I'm adding new rows - I have to apply this formula to new created rows as well. Is there ...
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Google Spreadsheet: Adding formulas to Google Forms

I have a sheet with form 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 found out any ...
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Google Spreadsheet won't display the leading space in the cell

For following graph, the Google Spreadsheet won't display the leading space before android:xxx. How could I enable it or how could I add a leading space ? <set ...
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How do I get an onEdit script to run on a Google Spreadsheet for all users

I created an onEdit script which re-sorts a Google Spreadsheet every time a cell is edited. The Google Spreadsheet is shared amongst multiple users and I'd like the script to run for all users, every ...
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Apply conditional formatting rules to Google spreadsheet column past set limit (10)

Limit to conditional formatting appears to be 10 per column. Any work around except creating another column next to it for those additional rules or functions, then copy/paste data from one column to ...
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Password protected online database or spreadsheet

I have a client that wants a simple online database or spreadsheet solution. Requirements Custom fields and field types (text, images) CRUD contents through a web GUI Password protected (single ...
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How to read a multiple values in cell in each row (separated by comma) in a Google Spreadsheet

I have problem in reading cell with multiple values and comparing the each value with column from a-z if match found then set value of the cell has '1'. Problem: I need to take multiple company names ...
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Adding a few lines of information to a grid

I have made out an 8 column, 21 lines, informative health chart with grid lines. I would like to add an afterthought running from left to right UNDER the grid lines that will PRINT out with the ...
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Get Published Google Doc in JSON

I have a published Google Doc at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AtjON-ccqVTgdDhKeGx0UlZpUWUyLTFZV2szQlJyNnc&output=html that I want to retrieve in JSON. I've been trying this but ...
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Transpose an Address List as Row in Google Spreadsheet

I'm having a good old list with addresses: Because I want to re-arrange the list (and make it more 2013), I need to transpose the list like this: I've tried to use the TRANSPOSE formula, but that ...
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Google Docs Spreadsheet ImportHtml() with Basic Auth

Within a Google Docs spreadsheet, I need to access external data that requires basic authentication. Usually I would include external data by putting this in a cell: ...
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How can I have column E copy its data into the right column based on the initials in column M?

So what I have so far is a spreadsheet that will auto time stamp column N when my technicians enter their initials into column M. Now the 2nd thing I would like the spreadsheet to do is. When I ...
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I need a formula that returns how many times a unique value appears in a given date

In a spreadsheet in Google Spreadsheets, I’m trying to solve this: 17/02/2012 banana 17/02/2012 banana 17/02/2012 banana 17/02/2012 apple 18/02/2012 apple 18/02/2012 apple I need a formula ...
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Insert copied cells in Google Spreadsheets

I'd like to shift a set of cells downward from a selection in Google Spreadsheets. Ideally "insert copied cells" from Excel, but I can live with just the shift part, i.e. insert blank cells, shifting ...
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How can I link 2 cells in Google Docs in the same document, on the same spreadsheet?

How can I link 2 cells in Google Docs in the same document, on the same spreadsheet? I have a headings and every time I have to scroll down to the one I need. Can I create some kind of "header" on ...
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Referencing a cell range relative to the bottom of a sheet

I am developing a "Daily Personal Inventory" spreadsheet based off a related Lifehacker article. I've successfully made a few modifications based on my own circumstances/goals, but there is one ...
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Editable google spreadsheet on Google site - assign username

So here is what I am trying to do: Have a Google site that has an embedded editable Google spreadsheet on that allows end users (if they have been given permission) to edit the spreadsheet. Here is ...
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Sum of numerical values excluding formulas in a Google Spreadsheet

I have a long column of numbers in Google Spreadsheet, and occasionally there exists a cell that sums some of the cells below it. For example: =SUM(2:4) 5 10 30 =SUM(6:8) 40 10 10 ...
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Working with names in Google Docs Spreadsheet

I have created a spreadsheet to keep track of my players on my team, I would like to sum all of their individual times playing regardless of who they played (different players). Is this possible? ...
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Google docs spreadsheets: Copy data down into next set of blank cells, if any, for whole column?

I have some text that I've taken in from a pdf that isn't exactly synced up with the right lines as much as I'd like: I want to duplicate the column A and D values down into any empty spaces/rows. ...
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Entering Local Date on Google Doc Sheets

If I use the shortcut CTRL+;, the date that is pasted is the server date. I have changed the settings so my Time zone is selected to my local time. Shouldn't my Local time get pasted as opposed to ...
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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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Don't show current users in embedded Google doc

Is there a way to hide current users from an embedded Google spreadsheet (simple iframe)? A cursory Google search doesn't seem to bring up anything.
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How can I make Google Sheets tell me how many of each date are in a column?

I have a column in my spreadsheet that contains only Date values, like: 2014-05-17 2014-06-19 2014-07-16 2014-07-16 2014-07-21 2014-07-21 2014-07-21 2014-07-21 2014-07-21 2014-06-17 2014-06-24 ...
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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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How to choose custom colors for Google Spreadsheet charts?

When selecting the color for a line in a chart, I see 80 choices of colors. Is there a way to add new colors or set a color using RGB, HSV or HTML colors?
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Display Sheet Name in Google Sheet

How can the current sheet's name be displayed as the result of a function in a Google Drive Sheet? I know this seems like a duplicate of Display Sheet Name in Google Spreadsheet but the answer to ...
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Break line in Google spreadsheet automatically

I have a document in Google Spreadsheets and I want when I enter a bigger text for it to fill the cell and after jump on the second cell and so on. Is there a way to do that?
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Trying to query one sheet to inform another

Someone at the google+ apps script forum suggested I ask you guys about this project I'm working on. See the whole (pretty short) thread here: ...
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Get data from a specific worksheet in Google Spreadsheets [migrated]

I'm using the code below, but I want to get data from a specific sheet. For example Sheet2, Sheet3 ... <script type="text/javascript"> var currentQuestion=0; var totalCorrect=0; var ...
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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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Can you access a spreadsheet using the Google Drive API that doesn't belong to you, assuming you are authenticated?

I have a spreadsheet that my client wishes to keep private. They also wish to sell the information that can be calculated using it (its really complicated, with lots of up to date information in it). ...
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How do show the sum of the values of a column of one sheet on another sheet in google spreadsheet? [duplicate]

I need show the sum of values in a column of one sheet on another sheet. How do I do this?
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Embed Google Sheet in website force default

I want to embed a Google Sheet in my website and want it to return to the "clean" state once I leave the page. If anyone has an idea how to implement this, be it a setting in Sheets or making some ...
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Case insensitive character string filter for multiple individual columns (dynamic input for each)

I'm looking for an efficient way to filter a data set by multiple individual, case insensitive character strings for multiple columns in a Google docs spreadsheet. I can already achieve this by ...