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Adding an overtime column to a Google Sheets template that includes the overtime rate in the total

I would like to use this template to log bi-weekly hours. It is almost perfect except that there is no column for overtime hours. How would I add an overtime hours logging column that would add the ...
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How to work out the price of shipping an item in Google Spreadsheets

I'm currently trying to build a formula to work out a problem I have. What is the problem: Right now before I can send an item out, I need to work out how much that will cost me. This is done by ...
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Google Form keeps changing Spreadsheet cell entry

I seem to be having a bit of a problem, I'm using Google Spreadsheet and have created a form that people would be able to fill in online. It sends that data to a sheet called 'Raw Entry Form', I then ...
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Find and replace text in Google spreadsheet

I have a string of data in one cell: "Membership and Volunteer Crew - do you like getting to know lots of new people? | Sauna Crew - Spend time sweating and supervising our sauna activity. | ...
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Complex Sum Function in Google Sheets

Apologies if this is lame, but I can't get a proper value using =SUM to perform order of operations on an employees hours (he has gotten two raises since starting after surpassing expectations). The ...
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How to insert empty rows under all (already occupied) rows simultaneously in Google Spreadsheets

How do I insert empty rows under all (already occupied) rows simultaneously in Google Spreadsheets? Lets say in row 1 it says "A" and in row 2 it says "B", "C" in row 3, etc. I would like it to say "...
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Combine image and text in Google Spreadsheet

In Google Spreadsheets it is possible to show an image in a cell using the formula =image('http://www.example.com/path/to/image.ext', 3) (where 3 means to use the images' original size). I would like ...
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Calling a date with =concatenate is resolving to strange number

Using: =concatenate("Review Check on ", B2) B2 is "4/20/2015", that I created using the date insert shortcut (command+; on Mac). The final cell resolves to "Review Check on 42114"—the “/”s have been ...
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Google Query For Dates in Last 30 Days

I'm trying to figure out how to do a google query for dates in the last 30 days. I'm using a wordpress plugin that lets you display spreadsheet data and do queries. Here is the current working query ...
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Conditional formatting based on another cell

I use Google Sheets to schedule office appointments. I have set conditional formatting so that if the appointment time slot cells are empty, they are highlighted yellow. (This makes it easier to find ...
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In a google spreadsheet, how can I delete all rows containing given text that could be in any column within the row?

I'd like to be able to delete all rows in a google spreadsheet where a given text string exists anywhere in the row. The text being searched for could be in any cell in the row, and also could be part ...
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How to limit the length of data in a cell in Google Sheets?

Is it possible to put a limit to the length of cell content while entering data into a cell using Google Apps Script or any other way?
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Show number in a cell - based on a value from another cell

I need help with the question on the picture. Can anyone make a formula for me? Thanks
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Removing comments completely in Google Spreadsheets

After I've resolved a comment in a Google Spreadsheet, is there a way to delete the whole comment email chain which is currently stored in the comment button on the top right hand side of the ...
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Google Sheets Function to get a shortened URL (from Bit.ly or goo.gl etc.)

I have a Google spreadsheet that builds Google Analytics links. I'd like to shorten those links. I tried the Bit.ly example but even their example does not work. How can I do this?
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How to add line breaks in a cell before specific keywords in Google Sheets

I'm new to Google Sheets and I was wondering how to tell GS to insert line breaks in a cell with text if there are some one or two letter before the text. For instance, I have a cell like this: I ...
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Autosum entire column

On Google Sheets, I enter my sales for the month in Column F. How can I get column F to Auto Sum so that the total always appears below the bottom entry?
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Dynamic Values in a formula?

I have a google sheet where I am using this query to pull data from another sheet : =QUERY(IMPORTRANGE("SHEETLOCATION","Master Customer!A1:u10000"),"Select Col3 Where (Col18='Survey Complete' and ...
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Change an input value in a cell to another value depending on what the input was

What I would like to do is change a number input in the rating column (G3:G9001) to the corresponding number of stars (from 1-10). Howerver I could not figure out how to do this. As a test I tried to ...
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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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How to count specific items in column?

I just started using Google Spreadsheets. I have a question concerning "counting" a specific word/item in cells. Example: Column A 1. HAT 2. HAT 3. SHOE 4. CANE 5. SHOE 6. HAT 7. - 8. - ...
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Create a function to copy range (values only) to a new tab at specified intervals

Looking to find a function that can copy the values only from a range I am importing from the web at a certain time. Have found a lot of functions that are similar to what I need but can't nail one ...
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Applying formula to lookup value in array of cells in Google Form Responses

I have a Google Form response sheet, part of which contains several columns (say B:G) that will only have a single value between them. The form asks respondents for their county of residence and then ...
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Filter rows by one unique column of sorted values in Google spreadsheets

I need an equation that filters by unique ID, using only the latest row (most recent row in time), and data found in that row. I have data that is in the following format: ID | Price | Area | ...
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Delete second row in a cell in Google Spreadsheet

In order to create some list, I've been copy some data from the web. Unfortunately it looks like it has been added second row for each record it need. For example: Each record is in the same line,...
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Calculate difference between numbers in 2 columns row-by-row in a spreadsheet

I have 3 columns in a Google Docs spreadsheet: A) Inventory purchased price, B) Inventory sold price, C) Difference between A and B (i.e. profit or loss) Data is going to be entered manually into ...
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How to merge multiple spreadsheet content having the list of keys to them?

Input: column of Google keys for spreadsheet that contains tables with some data, eg: date | refNum | Name | Description Require: a sheet that will contain a merged table with data from ...
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What's causing / how to get rid of long web calls in Google Spreadsheets

I have a google spreadsheet that's running into performance problems. It will make really long calls and occasionally freezes up the UI. Here's an example of the type of call that's being made ...
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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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Google Spreadsheet: If value of cell equals X, get value of adjacent cell, then add to totals

I have a budgeting spreadsheet, with separate spending categories, and I want to SUM all spending entries based on the category selected. I'm not technical, but here's an explanation of what I'm ...
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In Google Sheets, how do I find elements common to two ranges? [duplicate]

Range 1 cat dog rat bat snake Range 2 cougar butterfly rat bat lizard aardvark kangaroo What formula or script would I use to get Range 3 rat bat Order is not important.
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Give a name to a cell in Google Sheets

Excel has a little box on the upper left corner that displays the name of the cell (for example "A8", "C20", "BC104", ...) and this name can be changed to a string of choice (like "Force", "mass", "...
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Searching through sheets

I need to search multiple sheets like this for certain words like #work and #hobbies and add up the numbers on the adjacent column. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/...
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Decimal conversion of time values

What is or can it be done to add 2 cells, that return a time equation? I deal with multiple time entries and having to enter them in a standard format of 4:45 hours or 4:25 hours. I have a decimal ...
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Average two numbers IF the second number exists

I have 2 columns (Google sheets) of numbers similar to: 10.453 12.178 12.654 0 The third column is: if number higher than 0 exists in both columns, display an average of the two else just ...
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Selecting the Max (or MIN) value in a field from only those rows that match criteria in another sheet

I've been looking through the online help, but haven't been able to find the function or functions I need to accomplish the following. I have 1 Google Spreadsheet with 2 Tabs. The 1st tab is a ...
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Conditional deleting in Google Spreadsheets

I'm using two sheets, one with the main values and reference datas. The second sheet is for price calculation. I use =Filter to get the values from sheet one where Sheet1!E2:E <> 1. How can I ...
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Is there an “increment” shortcut in Google Sheets?

Is there an easy way to auto increment integer value in a Google Sheet like Ctrl+A in vim? If not, how do I go about creating such a shortcut?
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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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Google sheets: conditionally change sign of decimal value in cell for each row

Here's a preview of the spreadsheet I'm editing in Google Drive: The transaction type cell has a value of "debit" if the row is for an expense, and "credit" if it is income. I would like a script ...
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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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Where does the calculation take place?

In Google Spreadsheets, I have quite a big amount of relatively complex array formulas in many cells. That takes ages to complete calculating. Does the speed of calculation depend on my PC resources,...
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Google Spreadsheet: Count column if criteria is met in the respective column and another column

Is there a way to COUNT the cells in column A if the cell in column A equals "X" and the adjacent cell in column B equals "January"?
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Return transposed list of all strings in a row in Google Sheets

In my Google Sheet, the range B2:2 contains mostly empty cells, but some cells contain strings. I would like to print these strings into a transposed list beginning at A12. This list should exclude ...
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Google Sheets: average cells in Row 4 up to last filled cell in Row 2

Is it possible to write a Formula in Google Sheets which calculates the average of the cells in Row 4 but only up to the last filled cell in Row 2?
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Sum rows of a array function that outputs a matrix [Google Spreadsheet]

I got a arrayfunction that is returning a matrix. I want to edit this to only return a vector, where this vector contains the sum of each row. I tried applying sum(), but that summed every element of ...
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Google Spreadsheet Query for unique and “most recent”

Given a Google spreadsheet like this: I would like to create a query that shows only the most recent row for each unique name, so the results would look like this: What would that query look ...
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How do I use a dropdown menu in a cell to populate other cells with information?

I'm trying to build a spreadsheet that allows a user to select a product in a dropdown menu in the first cell and then based on what is selected it will populate the spreadsheet with prices and ...
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Make cell height in one column not affect other columns within the same row in Google Spreadsheets

I have done a schedule in Google Spreadsheet. I set text wrapping to wrap. The problem is that when I write something in column A and the row in column A gets expanded to fit all text all other ...