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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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Handling variables with data from another sheet on google drive calc

I have a Google Drive Calc File, Google says in their web help how to reference data from another sheet, but what happens if what I need is to make the reference depending on my fields on the new ...
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Shortcut to insert new row in Google Spreadsheets?

Is there a way to do this without using the menu? I have seen references to ctrl + space and ctrl + +, but this no longer works (zooms in and out in Google Chrome)
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In Google Drive, how to search something in a Spreadsheet while using Android Tablet? [closed]

I have a 1000 rows Google Spreadsheet in my Google Drive and using the Google Drive app on my Nexus tablet. I can't perform a search or use Ctrl+F option. Any ideas or alternative ways to achieve ...
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In a Google spreadsheet, how do I list unique items, modified by a regexp?

I have a Google spreadsheet with items and prices. Column D has the prices, column C has item names, some of which contain multiple words. When an item has multiple words, only the first one is ...
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Set a Category Filter in a Google Spreadsheet Line Graph

I've got a google spreadsheet that tracks status updates to a series of projects over time. The table rows each list a particular month (01/2012) and the columns list the status change ("Ready for ...
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Google Spreadsheets Messes Up Comments When Sorted [duplicate]

I added comments to a bunch of cells. When I then sorted the cells, the comments did not follow their original cell and now was connected to the new cell. This is a massive problem and now my ...
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How to count the occurrences of 'STRING' in a row, but only if that row begins with 'IFTEXT'

I have a sheet with employee time logs, as follows: Name Day1 Day2 Subtotal of 'OFF' days this period Jess PRESENT OFF 1 Bob PRESENT PRESENT 0 Name Day3 ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Spreadsheet via URL?

One can link to a Google Spreadsheet via key, and via key and worksheet id: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=SOME_KEY ...
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Google Spreadsheet Form Responses in to an already made sheet

I have a template form and matching spreadsheet that need to be copied multiple times. When I make copies of the two, the copies are not linked for the form responses to go to the newly copied ...
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Using INDIRECT() in sheet reference range

I have a separate sheet with some data where a user's input will reference the row number of a sheet. I'm trying to reference that sheet by inserting the column letter and taking a number input from a ...
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How to set hot keys to a customized menu item in a Google Spreadsheet?

I am working with Google Spreadsheet APIs, and found that customized menu item is highly useful. I created some but am now wondering whether I can specify a hot key for each?
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How do I populate a cell in one spreadsheet to a cell in another spreadsheet in the same workbook in google docs?

In Google Spreadsheet, I have created a master spreadsheet that I complete with the amounts of the items needed. I would like those numbers to auto populate in each individual spreadsheet in the ...
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Download list of contact information and check if Google Account

I'm looking for a way I could: retrieve a list of all my contacts and their email's and In order to retrieve a list of all of my contacts into a Google spreadsheet, I exported them as a Google CSV ...
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Google spreadsheet multiple auto-sorting

In a Google Spreadsheet I have different group of cells to auto-sort ascending i.e. table range a3:c16 columntosortby = 2 table range d18:f31 columntosortby = 5 table range g33:i46 columntosortby = ...
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Google Spreadsheets Filtering data in another page and changing data in the original

I have a lot of data that I need to filter. I did it in another page and that's good... but now I need to put some values in that page... and transfer that data to the original. This is the formula ...
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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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Google Spreadsheets: how to specify entire sheet as range?

The best workaround I have found so far is: worksheet_name!$A$1:$YY but ideally I would like to be able to simply write, e.g.: worksheet_name! So, does anyone know: is there a syntax for ...
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How to have Google Spreadsheets automatically complete cells with previously used data

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet to fill in my mileage. Since I'm using many addresses more than once, I want to make the process of filling in easier by (like Excel or Open Office) having the ...
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Google Spreadsheets refuses to leave out commas

On the spreadsheet in question there is a column that contains plain numbers in a particular sequence. As an example: 3040513, 3050513, 3060513 etc. Sometimes when typing in the next sequenced number ...
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Google spreadsheet: Importing only certain rows

Regarding Google spreadsheets, document 1 has many rows of data. How do I import into document 2 only those rows that have a certain value in column C?
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Google Spreedsheet, Auto sort in categories

So I want to sort my Spreadsheet on Google but it remain in the Categories that it's laid out. I can get to it sort double columns but the categories get messed up as they move away from where they ...
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How to SUM() a column from one Google Spreadsheet in another spreadsheet

Has anyone been able to return the SUM() result of a column in one Google Spreadsheet to a different spreadsheet? I am trying the ImportRange(key, criteria) but I am not having any success. I am just ...
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ARRAYFORMULA Using Row Above - Google Spreadsheet

I would like to create a column that contains a running decrementing tally, but is decremented by an amount from a different column on the same spreadsheet. Also, I would like to be able to add rows, ...
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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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Compute average over month when measurement is irregular

I want to measure my power consumption. So once in a month I note my meter reading. So I got the following data: 2012-12-01| 893.8| | |31 2013-01-05| 977.2|34|2.45|31 ...
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How to get the Elapsed time of two cells hh:mm in Google Spreadsheet

In columns K and L I have time stamps. Let's say 03:30 is in column K and 04:30 is in column L. I want the total elapsed amount of time in hh:mm in column P. I have tried the average function, ...
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IMPORTRANGE formula query to query data in another file

Is it possible to create two different files where in the first I put the data and in the second the references query? I used IMPORTRANGE but this method gives me "=CONTINUE(A1; 2; 1)"... I want to ...
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Summing a column based on another column in Google Spreadsheet

I have the following data in a Google Spreadsheet: +------+---------+ | Time | Include | +------+---------+ | 0:30 | No | | 1:00 | Yes | | 0:30 | Yes | | 0:30 | No | | 0:30 | Yes ...
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Looping through the range of cells to test the dates

I am trying to create a function to check the dates in 'Dt' sheet and return Match or Not Match. It works fine with when I display my answer in MsgBox, but when I try to do it in one of the ...
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How to report which checkboxes were left unchecked on a Google Forms submission?

I have a Google form that stores its responses in a Google spreadsheet. It's set up so that whenever someone submits the form, I receive an email report of the responses. There are many places in the ...
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Conditionally format by day of the week

How can I conditionally format cells in Google spreadsheets containing dates to have a different background according to the day of the week, e.g highlight the Saturdays and Sundays in a column ...
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How to sort a sheet in Google Spreadsheet by multiple columns?

Having a table with data like: - + + - - - - - + + - - where + and - are created via '-, '+ commands, How to sort it recursively (probably other word shall be used) meaning sort ...
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Conditional formatting based on cell values in same column

In Google Spreadsheet, how do I change a cell's background color to red if the date in the cell matches the date in another cell in the same column? Column E in my spreadsheet is a list of due dates ...
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How to do a date formula in Google Spreadsheets

I have to do a query that increments automatically the date year by year. For example I use this formula: =INDEX(query('Scheda Intervento'!C3:K14;"select sum (K) where (F >= date '2013-01-01' ...
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Stop content from making cell two lines

In Excel if you have a long piece of text like a URL in a cell you can stop the cell from becoming a double-line cell and messing up the rest of your layout. It does this by just clipping the info ...
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How to make Google Spreadsheets recognize data as numeric

I have the opposite of a fairly standard problem -- how do I force Google Spreadsheet to understand that a value is numeric? It seemed like using Format > Number should do the right thing, but it did ...
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Problem QUERY function in Google Spreadsheets formula

I tried this formula: =concatenate(query('Scheda Intervento'!C2:K14;"select SUM (K) where (F>= date '2013-01-01' and F <= date '2013-01-31' and C = '" & A2 &"')";0)) The result is ...
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Iterated variable (i) for argument on range in Google Scripts API

for (i=0; i<numItems; i++) { var cell = sheet.getRange(12,i); cell.setFormula(i); } This simple formula should go to every place on the column 12 where there is data, and replace it ...
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Share individual copies of a Google spreadsheet

I created a Google Spreadsheet file which I want to share with my coworkers so each one has his own copy. So far the only way I found is to share the file, however these doesn't work for me because ...
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“Yes” if a value partially matches in a range of values, blank otherwise

I have a column of values (column A for this example) like such: Phytophora sojae Phytophora ramorum Cryptococcus neoformans Coccidioides posadasii And I'd like to create a new formula column (B) ...
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Conditional formatting color gradient

A few friends and myself have created a Google Spreadsheet where we are keeping track of virtual item sales. One column has costs, one column has income one has profit, and a fourth has a running ...
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Google Spreadsheet Sort Two Columns

So I've found the following answer in regards to auto-sorting by one column, which works great How can I make some data on a Google Spreadsheet auto-sorting? However, my use case requires the sorting ...
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Delay in updating referenced cells when using importrange in Google Sheets

I'm using the importrange() function in Google Sheets to reference data from 'spreadsheet1' and display in it 'spreadsheet2'. This works fine, but if I edit 'spreadsheet1' and then go to ...
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Copying cells in Google Spreadsheets and pasting into text file adds quotes around each cell

Copying cells in Google Spreadsheets and pasting into text file (tried with XCode, Notes, Text Edit - the below applies to all) adds quotes around each cell. How can I avoid those extra quotes? Also, ...
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Reference data from another 'spreadsheet' in google docs / drive [duplicate]

Is there a way i can reference data from another google spreadsheet in google docs / drive ? ie. spreadsheet-A, sheet 1, column A is a dynamic reference of spreadsheet-B, sheet 1, column E Im not ...
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How to count entries based on timestamp

I'm trying to count how many entries with a particular timestamp or range are in my table and although it’s pretty simple, I cannot find the proper way to do that. Example data: A ...
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How do I reference multiple cells in one sheet in one cell in another sheet?

I am using Google Sheets and I have two sheets in one document (SHEET1 and SHEET2). I want to be able to use a formula that allows me to: If cell A1, B1, D1 and F1 in SHEET1 have an s in them Then ...