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How do I do simple time calculation in Google Spreadsheets?

I have a really simple question, I have searched online and for the life of me, cannot work out how to do this: Calculate the total hours and minutes from a start time to a finish time? Calculate ...
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Conversion from object to string in google scripts

I'm trying to take information from Google Sheets and use it to send an email with the information given in sheets. I have the email part down, but when i try to editAsText to delete unwanted ...
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How to generate a random string?

I need to create a random string of 8 characters for every row in Google Spreadsheet. Basically string should contain letters and numbers upper and low case only, example: LZJ2cuWT Any idea how to ...
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How to change default row height of a migrated Google Spreadsheet

The old Google Spreadsheet has a default row height of 17. The new Google Sheets has a default row height of 21. After a spreadsheet is auto-migrated by Google to the new Google Sheets, the original ...
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Have indirect update row when pasted on new rows

According to this answer, I am fetching data from another sheet over rows: http://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/24478/29203 The problem for me is as I am fetching over rows, the supplied answer does ...
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Parse error with =IF function

I put this in: =IF(A4=2;1,(A4=4;7,A4)) and it keeps coming up with a parse error and I have tried to switch ; with , and it still didn't work. How do I make this work?
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How to enter a date in a cell and have the date for one week later automatically fill another cell?

I want to be able to type in a date in one cell, and then automatically have the date that is seven days from the date I typed appear in another cell in that same row under a different column. How do ...
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Insert a datatable directly under my chart in Google Spreadsheets

How do I create a data table directly under my chart on Google spreadsheets? I want to achieve something similar to the figure below. In MS Excel it is called datatable and it is inserted by a click ...
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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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How to set a formula for a entire column?

I need to apply a simple formula into a entire column, this is to prevent having to keep pasting the formula into said column when i add a row... =IFERROR(D1-C1) is the formula that i want to ...
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How do I get a weekday 12 weeks ago using in a Google script?

I'm having the following formula: =TODAY()-WEEKDAY(TODAY(),3)-84 and this gives me Monday, 12 weeks ago. I'm working on this code, but it gives me only a certain days back var twelweWeekAgo = new ...
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Google Sheets - how to VLOOKUP in a QUERY

I Have this sheet with raw data, basically names, dates, amounts of money and if they paid or not (this is the most important). What I am trying to do is to have in another sheet the same table but ...
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Numeric before query, query results not a number

I have a column of values, let's say column A, that if I do =isnumber on any of the column data it returns TRUE. Now after I =query and select A, the query gives me the right values, but the type ...
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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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Auto increment ID in Google Forms

I am designing a Google Form for managing a congress registration process. I need to have a unique ID number for each registration and I found an answear here: Can I add an autoincrement field to a ...
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How to show “Last edited” date and user on Google Sheets?

I've got a Google sheet that is updated quite regularly by a few people. I'd like to be able to view the doc, and at a glance—have a cell that shows a date (last modified) and another cell (user that ...
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Google Spreadsheets: Using conditional formatting from date in another cell

I have two columns side by side containing dates. The dates in column A are based on when a project is due. The dates in column B are based on when a project is completed. What I want to do is show ...
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Google spreadsheet formula using If() And() Or() Statement

I need help with a Google spreadsheet formula. This is what I'm trying to do: If (A3 = X) and C3 is not any of the following choices in this list ("Ready for QA Testing on Stage","Deployed to ...
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Is there an online spreadsheet where I can share individual columns?

I sometimes use a spreadsheet when grading student assignments, where the leftmost columns describe the different parts of the assignments and possible points, and there is a column for each student. ...
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How do I transpose data in a Google Spreadsheet and keep the formatting?

If we select a empty line and we type: =TRANSPOSE(A1:C27) We will invert everything from A1 to C27. However, formatting will be lost. Is there anyway to keep the format too?
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How to combine and consolidate rows from multiple sheets into one and sort them?

I've few sheets where rows are populated dynamically via IMPORTXML and ImportJSON with the same columns, but they can't be sorted. So I'd like to generate new sheet which will populate rows from ...
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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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How to import JSON data into Google Spreadsheets?

There is IMPORTXML function to import data from any of various structured data types including XML, HTML, CSV, TSV, and RSS and ATOM XML feeds. Is there any similar solution to import data in JSON ...
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How do I get a date formatted as YYY-MM-DD from a cell for using in a script?

I have a problem getting a date from a cell in my Google Spreadsheet. I would like to access A3 in the sheet Dates, which holds the date 01/12/2013, and re-use that as variable start-date in the below ...
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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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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 to add adjacent cells in Google Sheets

I am looking for a way to add up cells under a name. For instance, I am trying to tally all of the assists the character "Annie" got in a few different games of League of Legends. I am looking for ...
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Subclauses in formulas?

Quite often I end up including the same calculation in a formula twice, like this: =if(iserror(vlookup("lookup",SheetX!A2:X350,5,false)),"",vlookup("lookup",SheetX!A2:X350,5,false)) I'd like to ...
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Google spreadsheet thinks Chrome is Firefox

I am an Ubuntu user with Google Chrome 39.0 and whenever I enter a Google Spreadsheet-document (with Chrome), I get a warning header saying that "This version of Firefox is no longer supported, please ...
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Is there a quick way to see when a cell in a Google Sheet was last edited?

Google Sheets has a revision history accessible from File / See revision history. However, it doesn't appear to easily allow you to see when a particular part of the sheet (e.g. a cell) was changed? ...
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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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How do I get the data in a cell of the last column of a row?

I'm using Google Sheets. Every week I add a column with new data, and I need the data from the latest column copied into another sheet. The formula needs to pull the cell of the last column in the ...
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Formula breaks subtly in ARRAYFORMULA in Google Sheets

I have a spreadsheet document with a formula comparing a list of URLs to lists on two other sheets within the document. I desire to know if each URL on the first list is present on the blocklist, ...
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How to count exclusive values in Google Sheets

Ok, so I have data in this format: A B C D 2 X X X 3 X X 4 X X X 5 X 6 X X ... I have a formula ...
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Can Google Forms & Sheets serve as a kind of DB?

Pardon the naive way I am expressing this question. I'm a teacher trying to create a database of grades. I'm trying to figure out if Google Sheets and Google Forms is sufficient for my task or if I ...
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How do I concatenate a string literal of my cell to a string of another cell?

I am trying to make life easier for myself by organising my teaching materials for private tutees of mine from various subjects/educational levels in google spreadsheets. I want to know how I can ...
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How to select a cell from all spreadsheets?

I am trying to find a function that selects from a certain cell from all spreadsheets. For example, I want to calculate AVERAGE('Sheet1'!B3, 'Sheet2'!B3, 'Sheet3'!B3), but I don't want to explicitly ...
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If condition won't work Google Spreadsheets [duplicate]

I have this formula and it doesn't work: =IF(A1="oui","1",if(A1="non","0","")) I asked a couple of friends to test it, and oddly, it works fine with them! What did I do wrong? And how do I fix it?
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Google Sheets ARRAYFORMULA not copying form responses

So I have a form setup which sends data into a sheet labeled 'Form Responses'. I have another sheet that mimics the column layout of 'Form Responses' but has formatting applied to it, (called ...
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Google spreadsheet - QUERY changes time format

I have this column with amounts of time (format set to number > duration), if I made a query of that column I get it with a different time format and I'm not able to set the proper format back again. ...
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Google sheets VLOOKUP issues not finding a value thats is in its range

Heres a link to a copy of my spreadsheet I am attempting to do the same formula using a VLOOKUP in 4 sheets to do a calculation called LSI. In the first sheet I have the raw data from a form coming ...
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Google Sheets list key with highest value in key value pair

I have a some data in key-value pairs setup like so: A B 1 Key: Value: 2 Cars 5 3 Bikes 4 4 Vans 9 5 Trucks 6 What I can't seem to ...
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IMPORTXML: xpath to get non-distinct parent node data for each child node

Google Spreadsheets has an IMPORTXML function, which I am trying to use to maintain a list of TV episodes, based on the API at http://services.tvrage.com/feeds/episode_list.php?sid=3183. I am trying ...
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Had a google spreadsheet query that worked but now doesn't

I made a copy of the spreadsheet that I'm working on here. The query that I have on on the sheets "DSM", "DiveTank", "WarmUp", "Teach" all have pretty much the same query. That worked before but now ...
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How to force a page break in Google Spreadsheets

I want to force a page break after a certain row of a sheet. Is there some analogue of Google Docs’ (and Excel’s) “insert page break” for Spreadsheets? If there is no “native” way to do this, maybe ...
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Google spreadsheet query reference to several sheets

I have this formula: =ArrayFormula({query(query({A3:D,value(B3:B)}, "select Col1, sum(Col5), count(Col4), sum(Col3) where Col1<>'' group by Col1 format sum(Col5) 'h:mm:ss'"),"select* offset ...
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Associate cells to imported ones with importrange in Google Sheets

I have the following issue: I have table A with several columns and I use the following function to import some of data to table B: ...
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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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Google Spreadsheet: How to fill in missing values (inbetween filled values) automatically

I made a spreadsheet for tracking weight, where each row is one day, and one column is weight. Although I've had Google Spreadsheet create a row for every date in the year, I only measure my weight a ...
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Google Sheets - Auto update table and auto add new data entries

I have a table in wich raw data is entered manually, with info about clients and the requests they made. And then I have this table in which I'm trying to analyze a bit the raw data (# of requests ...