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

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Changing an onEdit function to run onOpen

I have the function below (found online and adapted and it works) that is an on-edit function, but I want it to run/trigger when an import is done OR on open, as the data will not really be edited it ...
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Sharing a Google Spreadsheet but making some information private

I book reservations for a sports team and need to be able to communicate with other parts of the arena what hospitality areas are booked/available. In the past there have been multiple e-mails, ...
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How to convert datetime interval to hours?

I have this spreadsheet: A B C D E 1 08/13/2013 02:10 4 2 08/13/2013 02:19 10 00:09:00 160 In D2, I have this formula : ...
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In Google Spreadsheet, finding what formulas reference a given value

I would like to find out which cells have formula dependencies in a large spreadsheet. I am looking for a way to do something like OpenOffice Tools>Detective>Trace dependents and Edit>Find ...
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Google Spreadsheet =ImportHTML #value error for specific URL

I'm trying to get the data from http://wodindex.wikispaces.com/ into my spreadsheets. Also from a different subdomain of wikispaces.com the grabbing doesn't work. Trying to get data from this site ...
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Is it possible to use the importHTML function with a concatenated URL?

What I'm basically trying to do is use a URL previously made with the CONCATENATE function in an IMPORTHTML function. When I try importHTML (H1, "table", 0) Where H1 is the cell with the ...
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How can I make a Google spreadsheet Function reference one column's value and adjust it to a different Value?

I am trying to create a spreadsheet that will calculate varying sizes. I need it to reference a key where a letter is an established size such as H=1984, S=672, etc. so as that that column can be ...
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Data Validation Criteria

I am currently trying to change cell validations cell range in Google Spreadsheet base upon a cell's input. For instance, if A1 = 123 then have B1 (which is the data verification cell) pull from ...
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Automatic data sharing between Google Docs files

Is it possible to automatically update information on a Google Presentation or Document based on information in a Google spreadsheet? For example, I could create a presentation that contains a graph ...
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Copy Certain Rows form One Sheet to Another

I am collecting the results of a survey through a Google Form. I'd like to create a new sheet with all of the rows but a subset of the columns. In the new sheet I'll make some calculations based upon ...
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Comments disappeared from Google Spreadsheet cell [duplicate]

I have been working on a shared Google Spreadsheet for months. All of a sudden, the comments have disappeared from the cells and now only appear in the discussion thread. How can I get them back to ...
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How to avoid “invoked too many times per second” error

I made a Google Apps Script, but often I get this error: Script invoked too many times per second in this Google user account. This is the script: function papersControl(tipo, col, prev_cell, ...
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Is it possible to select a whole column for chart data in Google Spreadsheets?

I've got a Google Spreadsheet that's written to by a sensor system approximately every thirty seconds. Each insertion adds a row to the bottom of the spreadsheet. I've got a graph of this data. ...
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Copy subset of rows from one sheet to another, based on value in column

I have a sheet with accounts, consisting of 3 columns: Accountnr Name Category This sheet is not nescessarily sorted on any column.The Category is one of three possible values. I want to fill a ...
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Remove empty rows in Google Spreadsheets

Is there a way to in Google Spreadsheets to remove / delete empty rows? Ideally I'd like to be able to select the columns to check.. ie. Select columns D, E and remove all the empty rows from them or ...
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Custom Actions in Google Spreadsheet

I find that I often change specific cells from black on white to white on black when I'm making spreadsheets. It get's tedious to change the background color, then the foreground color over and over ...
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REGEXEXTRACT and French accents in Google Spreadsheets

I have the following formula: =REGEXEXTRACT(source!A2,"^[\w\s\À-ÿ]+") where source!A2="Ancien Marché Saint-Jacques (1125, rue Ontario Est)" and I would like to extract Ancien Marché ...
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How to automatically open a created text document after it being created

I've used this script to create a Google Document (like word document) with Google Spreadsheet. But, when I do so, the new text document created from a template is placed in the default chosen folder. ...
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How to automatically insert a new row and retain functions/formulas from last row?

I have a table with cells that have functions/formulas, like this one: I need a script that creates a new row, copying with it the functions/formulas of the last used row. I find this script which ...
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Create New Google Spreadsheet with timestamp

I'm trying to create a new spreadsheet once we select the specific function from the custom menu item that's selected. I want the new spreadsheet to be "Sheet" & "Timestamp". Can anyone point me ...
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How to make a simple two column data chart in google spreadsheet? (simple case but doesn't seem to work)

I have a column with dates and a column with an amount of money. I just want to make the simplest chart possible, a line chart that shows money as a function of time, so I can see in what dates I tend ...
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Mileage Calculator Google Spreadsheet

I am trying to calculate miles driven for two different companies. I want to make a cell that will add up only data from Company A, and a cell that will add up data from only Company B. EX: COMPANY ...
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How can I get a cell to change it's value based on another cell's color?

So I have three colors in column F, green, grey and red. What I want is for column G to display a number (1, 2, 3) depending on the color value of F. Is there a way to do this? Here is a link to a ...
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How do I reference only the elements of a multi-column range that meet particular conditions?

I have a spreadsheet made up of several individual sheets: one sheet for each category of product and one sheet designed to be a "global view." In each sheet is a 3-column range of variable length ...
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How to insert the current date into a Google Spreadsheet?

I've got a spreadsheet in Google Drive and one column is meant for the date the entry is made. Is there a button to do this? I'm aware of the functions =NOW() and =TODAY() but their description says ...
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Relative paths to other sheets inside a Google Spreadsheet

I'm trying to put our food recipe collection into a Google Spreadsheet. On the first page we have an index of all the foods. Each recipe is located on a separate sheet. We would like to be able to ...
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Multiple substitutions in a single text

Is it possible to write such a formula that it will substitute in a text value all occurrences of few values with their replacements? For example I would like to substitute all occurrences of aaa ...
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Google Sheets: Reference one sheet from another, where the user may not have view access to the referenced sheet

This is what I'd like to do: The public (even you!) would have view access to a particular Google sheet. It would draw data from another Google sheet, which you DO NOT have any access to. Using ...
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Chart with points in Google Spreadsheets

I have a Google Spreadsheet with a line chart. Despite the name "line chart", the data does not appear regularly spaced on the x-axis but according to a date column. (This shows up correctly, no need ...
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Insert Text Google Spreadsheet [closed]

How do you enter text boxes in a google doc spread sheet? In google doc excel spreadsheet, I want to skip a few spaces between words. Google doc allows me to insert spaces, but when I am finished ...
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How do I add a range of numbers positioned relative to its criteria?

I'd like to sum up some named values by referring to their names in a separate sheet. Can I do this with a single formula in the second sheet? Sheet 1: | A | 3 | | B | 5 | | C | 2 | | D | 4 ...
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Auto paste formula on form submission

I have searched and tried various solutions elsewhere but none seems to work for both conditions. I would like to have the formula: =IF($A2="Elementary", VLOOKUP($B2,'ELEM PRINCIPAL'!$B:$AA,7,false), ...
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How can I set the increment value for Google Spreadsheets to auto-increment?

I have a series of cells referencing other cells: | Row | a | b | col B shows | |-------------------------------| | 1 | 1 | =a2 | 2 | | 2 | 2 | =a4 | 4 | | 3 | ...
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Inserting rows and adding a cell reference

I'm trying to automate adding new rows if I'm on the last few rows of my sheet. It works, but since I'm also adding a cell reference to it, and checking the amount of free rows left using ...
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Getting SUM function to work in Google Spreadsheets

I'm trying to get something like this. These are all in minutes I guess it goes that way when I type them like this. Number Time After Work TOTAL 1 1:52 2:00 ...
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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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Google Spreadsheets - how to add carriage returns to CSV downloads

In reference to this question: Google Spreadsheet downloaded as CSV comes out on 1 line? Is there anyway to have a downloaded Google Spreadsheet incorporate carriage returns and linefeeds such as if ...
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How Many Ways To Sort in Google Spreadsheets

When I'm working in a Google Spreadsheet, I always use the same routine to perform a sort. Are there more ways to sort, that lead to Rome?
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Paste format only in Google Spreadsheets with Chrome as the browser

I want a working keyboard shortcut for Google Spreadsheets, that lets me paste just the formatting. Google says the shortcut for copying just the formatting is Cmd+Alt+C, and pasting just the ...
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How to reverse the order of selected rows?

Is there an easy way to reverse the order of selected rows? (Or how about all rows, if that's easier.) Specifically, in this case, there is no column that could be used for sorting to get them in ...
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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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How to return the latest date in Google Docs Spreadsheets? [duplicate]

I would like to return the latest date from a number of dates in Google Docs Spreadsheets. In Excel MAX(E2:L2) would give me the latest date, but Google Docs just gives me a number: 40505 instead ...
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Is there a way to speed up the auto-increment routine in Google Spreadsheets?

The solutions that have been provided for this question does the job, but when more people submit data at the same time, things go wrong. The same number is used in multiple rows. Is there a way to ...
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How to move to the last active row in a Google Spreadsheets

I am using a Google Form to insert data into a Google Spreadsheet. Is there a shortcut to move to the last row where data is entered?
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Conditional formatting using other cells in Google Docs

I could use some help with conditional formatting. I would like to format the first 6 cells in a row in a Google Docs file based on the following condition: If column A is not empty and column C is, ...
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How to add minutes and seconds only, in a Google Spreadsheet?

How can I add minutes and seconds only in a Google Spreadsheet? Example: I want to add 1201:01 to 390:35.
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Google Script for pulling gmail addresses into a spreadsheet

This Google Script goes through and finds the emails in my gmail which are in a label called "LabelToGet" and send me a link to the spreadsheet created with these emails. It works well, but I have ...
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Google Spreadsheet downloaded as CSV comes out on 1 line?

I have created a very simple spreadsheet of 3 columns with about 5 rows of data (as a test). When I download it as a CSV it comes out all in one line; I would expect each row to be a separate line. ...
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Google Spreadsheets sum only shown rows

Is it possible to sum a range of cells while ignoring rows which are not hidden? Thanks
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Spreadsheet to calculate weekly increase

I'm trying to create a spreadsheet with my weekly cardio and weight training average times and a total of time spent during an average visit. I would like the final column to display the in/decrease ...