A productivity application from Google that allows you to create and edit worksheets

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How do I set my Google Sheet up to create a running list of data from another Google Sheet?

I am attempting to create a master calendar in Google Sheets that my department can use to add appointments to. I know I can grant them access to my calendar to add these appointment directly, ...
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How do I add error bars based on a series?

I've got a Google Spreadsheet. First sheet is a set of raw data for ratings of beers. Then I have a pivot table on that data, showing beers grouped by brewery, with values for the countunique() of ...
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Google Sheets selecting filtered rows

When I create a filter in Google Sheets and then do a block selection on the results, copying this copies the rows between them as well. How can I only copy the content that I can actually see using ...
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Google Sheets: How to print information of user that is printing

Well, I am creating a sheet on Google Sheets and I will share it with some people. The users online can see its contents, but, to maintain the data update information when someone prints that, I ...
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Linking a photo to my Google sheet or a link to My Google Drive

I am building a catalog of products for our business, I would like to have an option where as you roll over the item a photo of the product will appear, in the same way 'add note' works but with a ...
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How do I stop Google Sheet to assume the saved values in column as equation?

So I have bunch of data in the format of [Val1 Val2] in a same cell (not the best way to save, but it just came that way when I got it) such that I have two values like [1.01 2.01] in same column A. ...
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Google Spreadsheets Loading Bug

A few days ago, I created a Google Spreadsheet and from what I remember, it was working fine. When I came back to it today, I saw that a few cells said Loading... despite all cells in the column have ...
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Dropdown menus drop-off

I have a Google Sheet application (url below) that uses dropdown menus to allow selection of data to display (one line selected from 5000). It works quite well BUT once the file is shared, for some ...
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Google sheets query returns “loading…”

I've put together a web application that relies on a series of Google components. Google Forms collects data from users Google sheets saves the data (automatically) Additional "calculated" columns ...
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Drag to change referenced cell in Google Sheets as Libre Office Calc does?

In LOC when double clicking cell A1 that has the formula '=B1*C1', both B1 and C1 have a coloured border that is drag-able. Dragging B1's border to D1 now makes the formula in A1 '=D1*C1'. In Sheets ...
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Counta Function Counting One Extra Filled In Line

I am creating a register for some workshops to introduce people's personal information, organized by when these workshops are taking place. I have six different spreadsheets (Monday, Tuesday, ...
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Using drop down menus in Google Spreadsheets to display additional information. In this case scheduling

Quick Overview: I am trying to create a simple easy way to look at a master schedule for a complete year. Each Event has a time, place and coordinator. Sheet 2 would be the master schedule for the ...
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Google spreadsheet dynamically populated list

So I am working on creating a spreadsheet for the game League of Legends. Specifically equipping the various champions with items. The calculations for the basic bonus to stats are simple but many of ...
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Narrow sample space down with Google Forms evaluation

I got the results from a survey I did with Google Forms. The survey results are stored in a Google Spreadsheet (150 rows). I really like the feature to get the results in diagrams automatically, but ...
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Ensure results stay in redesignated column and don't migrate back to original column

Before updating my spreadsheet to fetch new information from the provided scripts, I insert a new column in between the input column (A) and the results column (B). I want my new results to be next to ...
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Google Spreadsheets SUMPRODUCT/COUNTIF in Arrayformula

Actors\Genre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 A B C D I need to get the counts of the movies by genres acted by the actors in the column and the movie data is in another spreadsheet, "data". I tried the formula ...
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Google Spreadsheet adding new lines in between

I've encountered an issue with Google spreadsheet. When I'm trying to add some text, I'm noticing a new line being added in between. Is anyone else having the similar issue?
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Representing hierarchical data in Google spreadhsheet

Background Smartsheet.com allows hierarchical representation of data in a single sheet {without having to use adjacency lists } smartsheet hierarchical data example Question Do google ...
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freeze column according to column heading

I am working on attendance in Google spreadsheet, I want to protect the date column which is past date and future date, I just want to give edit right only for today date.
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How can I make Google Spreadsheet recognize dd/mm/yyyy format as a date?

I have a table copied over from other applications to a google spreadsheet. Before processing, I noticed google spreadsheet doesn't recognize 'dd/mm/yyyy' (e.g. 15/01/2015) as a date, instead it treat ...
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Formulas mix up references when sorting data in Google Spreadsheet

I have a Google Spreadsheet that has formulas embedded into various cells. When I sort the data, the formulas always get messed up, and no longer pull data from the proper reference cells. How do I ...
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Retrieve row data based on indirect Max function value

This spreadsheet tracks live song ratings for a popular band. Users input their score in their own column and those scores are averaged into a community score (Column E). Those song averages are ...
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Cell-dependent cell ranges in data validation in Google Sheets

Regarding Google Sheets -- is there any way to have cell-ranges in data validation depend on the cell itself. For instance, I want G7 to accept input only from E7 and F7. Similarly, I want G8 to ...
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Jagged array from Google Spreadsheet range

The range in my Google Spreadsheet looks like this: | A | B | C | D | E | F | ...
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Google sheets grouping function in excel equivalent or workaround?

I know you can't do it in Google sheets. I think the grouping function in Excel is one of the most useful things out there with the ability to expand or collapse rows and columns by grouping them. ...
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How to copy permissions across sheets?

Named ranges are duplicated when their sheet is duplicated. However, protected ranges are not. I have 40 protected ranges on a sheet that I need to replicate 6 times, so I'm not really looking ...
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function to verify all cells in active row

I have a function which is triggered onEdit to enter an ID in new table entries: function IdGenerator(e) { // Get the active sheet var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); // Get the ...
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Help me check if this URL is ok to query with Google Chart

For the last couple of hours been trying to get this work. I setup a demo sheet with just two colums: Name Value A 22 B 33 C 44 D 12 And want to plot it. I put this URL into ...
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Detect column D changes with Google Apps Scripts

I would like to detect if the column D rows in my spreadsheet are becoming a date (at the beginning those column rows are empty), so if D1, D2, D3 become a date their text or colors should blink. Now ...
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Is there a way to stop Google sheets from telling me to use Ctrl C?

I know the keyboard shortcuts for cut, copy and paste, and I use them frequently. But there are times when using the mouse is much more convenient. Especially if I want to copy a whole row, I prefer ...
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How can one serve a single google spreadsheet cell content to a web page?

I can embed a Google Docs/Spreadsheet's whole tab/table on a web page. Is there a simple way to publish the (unformated) content of a single cell?
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Why is there sometimes no “Move to trash”/“Move to bin”

I'm trying to clean up some old Google Sheets, but some of them don't have a "move to bin" menu option: Other spreadsheets do have it: What's the difference? How can I delete spreadsheets that ...
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Dynamically creating sums from lookups

I was trying to do something similar to this post: Google Sheets advanced lookup + sum But I just can't figure out how to amend it for my purpose. I'm basically building a diet plan, where I have ...
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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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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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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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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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Hyperlink to a cell in a Google Spreadsheet

I want a user to be able to click a link that sends them to the specific cell in a specific spreadsheet. The spreadsheet must be in edit mode aswell.
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Can I fill specific cells in my spreadsheet when submitting a Google Form?

I have a Google Spreadsheet that contains a list of dates, and empty cells. For a variety of reasons, I'd like to be able to have people add fill out a Google Form where they select a date, and fill ...
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Retrieve data from another sheet based on key value without empty rows

This seems pretty straight forward, and I've seen some answers that come close, but I'm having trouble nailing down one specific requirement. ...
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Send email from Google Spreadsheet to adress in column

From an existing Google Spreadsheet; every time a value is added in column M(x), I would like to send an email with a specified text to the address listed in column F(x) from the same row x. Which ...
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Yet Another Mail Merge - sending to multiple recipients

I'm required to send a parametrized mail message to multiple recipients, based on values in a Google spreadsheet. I've followed the instructions in this guide on how to use Yet Another Mail Merge. ...
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Add a formula to Google Sheets pivot table

I have a report that I rerun with new data every day. I need to publish it in Google, but part of the table is a formula and I do not want to have to recreate this formula in the body every day. ...
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How to make script slow down in GoogleSheets Script Editor?

I have a script thats attached below, and the problem I'm facing is that after it has keyed in "ticker" to Raw Data in b1, my entire sheet is never done loading and thus when its time to check if it's ...
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Google Spreadsheet Exporting Results

First of all, I have a Survey Form (JotForm) and I export the statistics in Google Spreadsheet. So I have on each column my specific field that was completed in my Survey. What I would like to do is ...
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Google Spreadsheet notification emails

I have a spreadsheet whereby a user puts in their email address in column A and I populate columns B & C with data. What I would like is for the user in column A to be notified when data is put ...
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How do I allow a user to edit a specific column only?

I have a protected range but I want to do the opposite of its function. I only want a user to be edit that specific range. So, how can I have them "view only" for the whole spreadsheet but edit one ...
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Way to automate collection of goo.gl data into Google Spreadsheet?

Is there a way to automatically collect analytics data from goo.gl into Google Spreadsheets or Excel? Specifically I am looking to automatically bring the total clicks from my links into a spreadsheet ...
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Google Drive: Pasting Spreadsheet Into Doc Woe's

I'm trying to paste a few cells from my spreadsheet into my document. The problem is that the spreadsheet never fits correctly into the document, even though all the cells are smaller than the space ...
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Simultaneously sort multiple ranges on a single sheet in varying orders

I am trying to find a way using a script if possible (or formula) that will allow me to reduce the number of operations that I have perform to sort data in a particular google spreadsheet. Currently, ...