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Run a custom script more than 20 times in Google Spreadsheet

I need a way of running a custom script more than 20 times in my spreadsheet. I'm creating a class assessment spreadsheet that will be used as a master across my school, and it needs to retrieve the ...
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Dependent validation in Google Spreadsheets

Here's what I'd like to do. The first selection is Subject (as in a school course). There are 5 subjects. Then there are three sub-selections in drop down lists for each subject: Subject Test Type ...
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Using a dynamic OFFSET & ISBLANK() function

I have a spreadsheet I'm working on that we use to run large corporate events. Each segment length has a length as well as corresponding start time. I want each cell in the time column to look above ...
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Substitute for Lookup() in Google Spreadsheets

I am making a bookkeeping sheet. The aim is to create rules, that search imported fields from our bank statement, and if a match is found automatically fill the adjoining cells with the rules data. ...
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Mail merge from Google spreadsheet to Google doc

I want to print out tests for a class I teach, but I want each to be identical except for the name of the student at the top. I want this to be drawn from a Google spreadsheet that I've created that ...
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Show data from one sheet on another if date is today

I have a list of people responsible for data verification that are changing every day. The schedule is on one sheet. And data verification is on another. What I need is to show only responsible ...
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Can I copy row from one Google Spreadsheet to another based on certain criteria

I have a spreadsheet to track student loan outs: Column A is the student name Column B is how many loan outs they have received Column C is the class period Column D is the teacher name ...
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SUM of all cells in another column, except above rows

Each cell in column A should report SUM of every cell of column B, except rows above those cells. Sample: | A | B | --------- | 4 | 1 | | 3 | 0 | | 3 | 1 | | 2 | 1 | | 1 | 1 | | 0 | 0 | How can I ...
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Google Docs: How to find and display matching value on new sheet based on two criteria

I have created a demo spreadsheet to help explain http://goo.gl/1TcQrW (This is a small set of example data, the real set has more values [and the data may or may not be there from week to week]) I ...
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Google Spreadsheet how to use an if statement over several cells

Is there a function that allows me to calculate the total value of column B if column A is equal to "some text". I'm making a budget for myself. Currently, my Google Spreadsheet looks something like ...
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Auto populate data in Google Spreadsheet from data in separate spreadsheet?

So, I'm in the situation where I have a Google Spreadsheet with people's names, phone numbers, addresses, etc. Is it possible to, from another spreadsheet (not sheet, different workbook), search the ...
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Publish last 5 entries from a Google Form

We currently create and html table to list our last 5 Webinars. This is done manually. We are adding external contractors into the mix and would like to give them the ability to enter basic webinar ...
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How can I speed up my Google Spreadsheet Script?

I am somewhat new to JavaScript and very new to using it in Google Spreadsheets. I have read that fewer calls to Google Spreadsheet API speeds things up, but I feel like I have as few as possible at ...
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Protect Google Spreadsheet formatting while allowing changes to data

I would like to protect the formatting of a cell (or a range of cells) in a Google Spreadsheet, but still allow changing the data in that (or those) cell(s). For example, I want to add a validation ...
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Duplicate check while creating Google Contact with Google Apps Script

I have the following code which creates Google Contacts from a Spreadsheet. The problem is whenever I run the code it creates contacts but has no functionality to check if the same Google Contact ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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INDEX-MATCH to get a MATCH and use that MATCH in a second INDEX-MATCH

I am trying moving from an access database to google spreadsheets. In my workbook, I have 3 google sheets: merged_data (merge all data) studentsANDemployers (studentID, student_name, employerID) ...
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Google spreadsheet cell outcome dependent on another cell’s range

Example: column A1 is $35.00. I want column B1 to be a percentage markup value dependent on the value in A1 (i.e.: 75%). So if A1 is between $1 and $10, B1 = 75%; if between $11 and $20, B1 = 60% and ...
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How to zip two columns together in a Google Spreadsheet [duplicate]

For example columns are setup as: A | B ----- 1 | a 2 | b 3 | c 4 | d 5 | e I want to be able to make column C be like this: C --- 1 2 3 4 5 a b c d e via formula. The two columns ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Google spreadsheet connect with database and fetch data to cells

I have been wondering about this for a while. We are using those google spreadsheet a lot with my colleagues and the thing is that we always have to write down data that we already have in our MySQL ...
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Conditional formatting for dates in Google sheets

I work at a language school and I have a column giving the students expected arrival date. I want to set conditional formatting to: Highlight in red any date that is older than 1 week Highlight in ...
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How do I automatically update a cell in Google Spreadsheets to the most recently entered in the same row?

I am trying to have one column that will show the most recent thing i entered in the row. Example: I want B2 to be the same as D2 but once I enter something in E2 I want B2 to display that. And then ...
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Count related to date items in a Google spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet that shows how many are still completing a task at two and 8 weeks. Col A Name Col B has Start a date Col C is the WeekNumber of the date from col A (Using WeekNumber Script) ...
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Finding and removing periods in Google Spreadsheet

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet and trying to create a formula to remove a period and anything that comes before it in a cell. For example: idontwantthis.iwantthis I have used this in the past: ...
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Google Spreadsheets: how to show the 10 most recent rows from another sheet's timestamp?

In one sheet A I have an ongoing number of rows where the 1st column is a timestamp in ascending order (more recent entries at the bottom). I'd like to have another sheet B where only the 10 most ...
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Sorting Google spreadsheet by month and day but not year

I made a Google spreadsheet with a list of birth dates, anniversaries, etc. that I would like to sort by when they occur in the year, not when they first happened. If you sort by the date normally, ...
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2 axis line chart in Google Spreadsheets

I've set up a Google Spreadsheet to compare one set of stats against another. The stats are for traffic vs. an action the actions only happen once a day and not every day were as the traffic has more ...
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How to auto increment a field in Google Spreadsheet

In my spreadsheet I have a column called S+ No. How to auto increment this for each row, like: S1,S2,S3,S4 In short how to make it dynamic.
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Google Docs time stamp?

The following code was almost exactly what I was looking for to timestamp the adjacent cell after being edited. However, I need to incorporate the currnet date as well as time. The code below gives a ...
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How do I use the INDEX or OFFSET functions in Google Spreadsheets?

I have my spreadsheet set up as follows: first 10 columns full of descriptive data followed by 24 columns of month data (2 columns per month). The last 24 columns are static and the values are ...
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Google spreadsheet sorting messes up cell comments

I'm running into this weird problem with Google spreadsheets: if the cells have comments on them and I sort the spreadsheet, the rows sort but the comments stay in the same position, and don't move ...
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Stop lines in GDocs chart overlapping/obscuring other lines

How can I stop lines in GDocs chart overlapping/obscuring other lines? See for example the green line in the graph below, which starts up high, butthen goes behind other lines such as the yellow one. ...
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How can I prepare a Sparkline graph (line/bar) in a Google spreadsheet?

How can I prepare a SPARKLINE graph (line/bar) in a google spreadsheet? With the google drive help it doesn't work for me. Reference: Google Drive Help
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How do you add a date created to Google Forms / Google Spreadsheets

We have a Google Spreadsheet It has a few columns Issue Raised By Date Raised We've turned this into a Google Forms which we want anyone in the business to be able to answer. The problem is ...
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Updating data validation for a group of cells

I have a spreadsheet where a particular group of cells has defined drop down values to choose from, using data validation rules to get the list from a seperate sheet. How do I update all of the cells ...