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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dynamically creating sums from lookups

I was trying to do something similar to this post: Google Sheets advanced lookup + sum But I just can't figure out how to amend it for my purpose. I'm basically building a diet plan, where I have ...
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How to save temporary variables in Google Spreadsheet formula?

I'm trying to create a formula in Google Spreadsheet which looks like this: if (x < 0, x + 1, x) It means if x is smaller than 0, return x + 1, else return x. However, x itself is an ...
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onEdit Script to auto run Filter on a tab

I'm trying to find a script that will run in a particular way, see below: it runs on a specific tab in a spreadsheet needs to either re-run a filter that i have in place on the tab OR can filter out ...
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Pre-fill field with formula — incremental counter — in Google form [duplicate]

I have a Google Docs form that I use to track my customers complaints. Is it possible to have a "counter" field pre-fill with an incremental number? I want my customers to have a complaints number ...
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How to directly view a Google Visualization API Query URL as a human-readable table or web page?

What is the correct syntax for the URL (see also a related question about documentation) to view a Google Visualization API Query result as a web page containing the tabulated results of the query? ...
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Disable Drag & Drop Google Sheets

DEFINING DRAG & DROP: In google sheets if you have a cell or cells currently selected you can perform an operation on them. One such option is to move your cursor to the edge of the selection ...
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Pull data from a cell in one Google Sheet to another cell in a separate Google Sheet [duplicate]

I have a Google Spreadsheet with quite a few sheets in it. I am trying to pull information from that sheet and put that info into another sheet in a different Google Spreadsheet. I have googled this ...
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Auto import CSV into existing Google Sheet

I understand how to upload and convert CSV files to Google Sheets -- but how can I set up an automatic upload of all new data from a CSV file into an existing sheet? I have a CSV file that lives on ...
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Hyperlink to a cell in a Google Spreadsheet

I want a user to be able to click a link that sends them to the specific cell in a specific spreadsheet. The spreadsheet must be in edit mode aswell.
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Google spreadsheet: check if cell itself is empty

Is it possible to have a formula somehow on cell A1 that checks as a conditional if A1 is empty? Obviously, the default way I'm getting a circular dependency error. However, I figure some formula ...
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Google sheets equivalent of self-referencing in Excel

This is, in my opinion, one big advantage Excel has over Google sheets is the self-referencing formulas. What I mean by that is: say in cell A1, I'm changing the value in there a,b,c. And according ...
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Can I fill specific cells in my spreadsheet when submitting a Google Form?

I have a Google Spreadsheet that contains a list of dates, and empty cells. For a variety of reasons, I'd like to be able to have people add fill out a Google Form where they select a date, and fill ...
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How can I sum a row in Google Spreadsheet so that the formula isn't overwritten when Google Forms adds a new row?

I'm using Google Forms to collect some data from students. Each time a new student submits a form, the data (4 columns worth) is added to a new row in a Google Spreadsheets, bumping anything ...
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Start new line automatically when otherwise content would overflow cell [duplicate]

I don't know when Google changed the version of Spreadsheets. Right now when the cell's text is longer than the cell width the display of this line is no longer what it used to be. I want the display ...
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How to choose custom colors for Google Spreadsheet charts?

When selecting the color for a line in a chart, I see 80 choices of colors. Is there a way to add new colors or set a color using RGB, HSV or HTML colors?
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How to get formulas to do the calculations

I have a column from A1:A398 in a Google spreadsheet. Each cell either has an "f" or is blank. I want to count how many of each there are. In row 399, 400 and 401 I put the following formulas ...
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Retrieve data from another sheet based on key value without empty rows

This seems pretty straight forward, and I've seen some answers that come close, but I'm having trouble nailing down one specific requirement. ...
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Trello API: How to remove a member from an organization using Google Apps Script (GAS)

In a Google Spreadsheet, I have a list of Trello usernames that I want to remove from my Trello organization. How can I use the Trello API to remove all these members from my organization? I found ...
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Send email from Google Spreadsheet to adress in column

From an existing Google Spreadsheet; every time a value is added in column M(x), I would like to send an email with a specified text to the address listed in column F(x) from the same row x. Which ...
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Yet Another Mail Merge - sending to multiple recipients

I'm required to send a parametrized mail message to multiple recipients, based on values in a Google spreadsheet. I've followed the instructions in this guide on how to use Yet Another Mail Merge. ...
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Google spreadsheet disappearing text

Whenever I enter text into a box and press enter the text disappears. I can only view the text by clicking on the box it's in. What am i doing wrong? Windows 8, Firefox 29. It only occurs in firefox. ...
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Can I make a Google spreadsheet deploy as a web application?

Well, this is what I'm planning to do: my spreadsheet looks almost done to me (a few changes here and there of course, but that'll continue forever). I want to deploy it as a web-app and then who ...
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Google Spreadsheet Exporting Results

First of all, I have a Survey Form (JotForm) and I export the statistics in Google Spreadsheet. So I have on each column my specific field that was completed in my Survey. What I would like to do is ...
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Need ideas for Google Spreadsheet and Indexing Columns

I have a tough one here. I have a Google form where the employees enter the hours they spent working on particular cases throughout the day. The employees often work on up to for cases a day. So there ...
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Google Spreadsheet notification emails

I have a spreadsheet whereby a user puts in their email address in column A and I populate columns B & C with data. What I would like is for the user in column A to be notified when data is put ...
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CONTINUE function is annoying me?

I am trying to pull data from other Google spreadsheets into specific cells on my current sheet by using the IMPORTRANGE function. It's working well in some cells, but it others, it keeps getting the ...
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Way to automate collection of goo.gl data into Google Spreadsheet?

Is there a way to automatically collect analytics data from goo.gl into Google Spreadsheets or Excel? Specifically I am looking to automatically bring the total clicks from my links into a spreadsheet ...
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Google Drive: Pasting Spreadsheet Into Doc Woe's

I'm trying to paste a few cells from my spreadsheet into my document. The problem is that the spreadsheet never fits correctly into the document, even though all the cells are smaller than the space ...
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Simultaneously sort multiple ranges on a single sheet in varying orders

I am trying to find a way using a script if possible (or formula) that will allow me to reduce the number of operations that I have perform to sort data in a particular google spreadsheet. Currently, ...
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How to display a character when a value in the same row is the highest value in its column?

I have the following example table: A | B a | 5 b | 3 c | 1 d | 9 <=== expected result e | 0 f | 4 So it should display d as in the other column 9 is the highest value.
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In Google Spreadsheets, how do you iterate over a cell range and use the index counter?

I have a table in which I have a list of amounts, each belonging to one of 15 categories A B 1 cat | amount _____|________ 2 1 | 12 3 1 | 4 4 4 | 18,90 5 ...
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Export CSV from a Google Spreadsheet page from command-line

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet document to configure a data-driven program. The program consumes a CSV file, which now I have to export manually from the document. It is rather inconvenient, as ...
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Google Spreadsheet Formula relating to dates

I need a formula that will do the following: If cells in columns L, O or Q have a date of today or earlier then cell B must show the text "CHECK".
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'New Row' Spreadsheet List function

I have set up a Google Docs Spreadsheet to use as a job booking in system for my design agency. I'd like to have this where the newest jobs are at the top, but at the very top is a blank row, where a ...
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How to get total count of matching counts from different, but matchingly named sheets in same spreadsheet?

I have an inventory spreadsheet with each chest having its own sheet with the sheet numbered and each of those sheets have identical syntax. Rows 1-4 are protected by the separator line, so data ...
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Entering time data quickly using code for a specific range of cells

What API code do I use if I want to quickly enter 24 hour times (without entering the colon and still retaining time formatting) for a certain range of cells? I know the following code works for ...
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Count non-blank cells based on arrayformula in Google Spreadsheets

I am trying to get a count of all non-blank cells in a column that belong to a certain market. The formula I'm using (and that is not working) is: =ARRAYFORMULA(SUM(('GR Live Campaign ...
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Script to automatically change text value

In GDocs under Tools > Preferences, I can define automatic corrections, so that if I type l*, it spells low, h* -> high, etc. In Google Spreadsheet there is nothing like that. Can I do that with ...
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Multiple views of master spreadsheet that allow editing of master data

I have a monster spreadsheet with lots of contacts in it. Each contact is a row, with different attributes as columns (first_name, last_name, number, etc.). There are a hundreds columns—i.e., too many ...
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Pulling collumn from sheet 2 & importing into another workbook [duplicate]

So I need to find the formula to pull a column out of one page of my Google Docs spreadsheet and insert it into a separate workbook. Here are some more details: all rows from column C (part number) ...
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Google docs spreadsheet - limit values to other ranges

I'm trying to create a docs spreadsheet that defines various objects, and these objects sometimes reference each other (equivalent to SQL foreign key). Is there a way that I can limit the values of a ...
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Formula syntax to use a cell data as reference to another cell in a Google spreadsheet [duplicate]

Say I have the cell A1 which contains the number "13". I want to use that number to refer to a specific cell doing something like ='Items'!C"A1" which would mean ='Items'!C13. What is the proper way ...
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Adding and deleting sheets in Google Spreadsheets

How can I restrict users from adding new and deleting existing sheets in Google Spreadsheets? Only the owner of the spreadsheet should be able to do that. Other users should not be able to do that.