A productivity application from Google that allows you to create and edit worksheets

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Google Docs Spreadsheet - Copy data from previous sheet

HI I have a spreadsheet document where I register tournament results with a sheet for each tournament date. I want to have a cumulative column where to show cumulative information. I have already ...
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How can I charts based on day and month using dates in google spreadsheet?

I have a Google spreadsheet that has values like 1/1/10 0 1/2/10 43 1/3/10 17 etc. I want to be able to visualize the data on a day-by-day basis and on a month by month basis. I managed to create ...
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How can I make tabs show in Google Spreadsheet?

I copy code from an editor into a Google Spreadsheet cell. Unfortunately, it left-aligns the code making it hard to read. However, when I double-click on it to edit it, the tabs are still there (...
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Google sheets recently changed American datetime format, how do I change it back?

Google sheets recently changed American datetime format, how do I change it back? It used to default to using "MM/dd/yyyy" but as of a couple weeks ago now when I enter a date it defaults to "MM/dd" ...
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Update the reference in Indirect() when new columns are added

I have a a very large spreadsheet that pulls data from another logsheet through an Indirect depending on user input on cell A1. =INDIRECT($A$1&" Data!$AG$3") I'm trying to add some new columns ...
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Copy submitted form data to new automatically generated Google sheet

I have created a new sheet for every new name entered in the form using the following code. function formSheet(e) { var sheetName = e.namedValues['Name'][0]; SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet()....
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Autoincrement a date in a formula when dragging horizontally

I have a date in column A, and a formula in column B that references the date. I'm trying to drag the formula over to 6 more cells horizontally, representing the 7 days of the week, Column A being ...
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What is the behavior when Zapier matches more than one row?

Zapier has a Lookup Spreadsheet Row - action. The docs say "Lookup Spreadsheet Row - Finds a row by a column and value. Returns all the values on that matching row." What is the behavior if the ...
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Easily switch between seeing only lines affecting a running total and all lines

Background: I have a spreadsheet with one row per date. Each row has a current total A, there are different ways to either add or subtract an value from that total. No other column except G (for A, ...
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How to select multiple, non-consecutive cells in Google Sheets using a list of the cell addresses

I have a very long, comma-separated list of cell address coordinates, shortened here for the sake of brevity: C3,C7,C17,C56. I would like to select these cells. Is this possible to do by pasting the ...
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How to show instead of hide repeated values in pivot table?

By standard, repeated values in pivot table are only shown once. I made an example sheet to illustrate: This becomes a problem for people who use filters over pivot tables: Notice how Donald's ...
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Set global “export to PDF” settings for Google Drive Sheets

I'm an Aussie. Google Drive is obviously built for USA first. Each time I export a Google Drive Sheet as a PDF, I have to change the page size from Letter to A4, and other such settings. Is there a ...
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Selecting a single column from all rows for chart range

I want to specify a certain column from all rows (omitting the first few) to be the range for my chart. Currently I input this to specify the range: L6:L (note: this automatically changes to L6:L20 ...
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Updating/merging rows from imported data that share the same primary key in Google Sheets [duplicate]

I'm using an IMPORTDATA function tied to a auto-running script to pull in a .TSV data file from an obscure webform system. That all works well, and I'm able to generate a nice dashboard from this data....
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Map Chart using decimal degrees in Google Sheets

I have a column with decimal degrees (locations) and another one with values. Can I plot a Map Chart on Google Sheets (with markers)? If I have to use the Script Editor, any existing (working) snippet?...
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Coordinates of an external named reference

In a spreadsheet, I've got a column named range: Sheet1!I:I, named NamedRanged1. In another sheet, I'd like to get the index of that named range, i.e., 9 (I is 9th column). I tried with ADDRESS and ...
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How to list which values from field A don't appear in field B? (Survey recipient responses)

I have a weekly survey I send out to the same list of people using Google Forms, and they populate a 'responses' spreadsheet. I delete the responses weekly, and new rows are added as new responses are ...
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Avoid redundancy in formula in Google Sheet [duplicate]

Say I have a long expression (i.e. with a lot of characters) expr. I want to give a cell the formula =if(expr>10,expr,0) (this is an example, the condition could also be =if(iserror(expr),expr,0)). ...
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Google Sheets <copy Data from one spreadsheet to another>

Could you help me to understand how to made next couple: Table M Table 1 Name -> Name Qty <- Qty Table M has original field Name, Table 1 takes this name and ...
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Is it possible to import cell data AND cell format from one Google sheet to another? [duplicate]

I'm trying to import data "and" formatting from one sheet to another. I'm using =importrange("docID", "sheetName!A1:A30") to get the data, but it doesn't get the format. Suggestions?
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In Google Sheets is it possible to print to a custom paper size?

I have a spreadsheet that I'd like to print on a single 8.5" x 22" sheet of paper. This is not a standard paper size, but my printer can print on it. The Google Sheets print settings dialog only ...
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“Incorrect range height” error in Google script when using setValues

I am trying to convert calendar dates to fiscal dates. I've been successfully able to do all that. My problem is trying to write the fiscal date values back into the spreadsheet. Here is the code: ...
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Google Sheets - Dynamic Filter View by URI

I am using Google Forms to acquire "per-X" feedback, and want to dynamically produce customised reports that are filtered based on the URI. What I am looking to achieve is a unique URI per X that ...
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Splitting Multiple Multi Line Cells into new rows [duplicate]

I am working on employee data and the data I have received comes with two cells (Proj Name and Count of Hours) which have multiple names/ hours in the same cell separated by line breaks. I have ...
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Import site URLs to Google Sheet (and add new row each time)

I am trying to make a list of site pages that will automatically update in Google Sheets, while keeping the full history rather than overwriting older rows with new ones. I see two possible ways of ...
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Formula to use in Google sheets to count all cells containing specific texts

Here is a link to a sample spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LcfqPxsnQGEVZKd2imM1WPYRvgbZBiEQ18mHVd3znjE/edit?usp=sharing What I want to do is count all unique values in column C (...
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Dropdown list based on the result of another cell's dropdown

I want to populate a dropdown list based on a selection of another cell's dropdown list. Here is my spreadsheet. E.g., if user does not make a choice from D20 dropdown menu, therefore F20 dropdown is ...
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Added rows in Google Sheets missing formula

I have made a simple formula, based on cells in the same row, to indicate to the user that they have entered enough information—and it works as needed. =IF(AND(ISTEXT(B20),ISNUMBER(C20),ISNUMBER(E20),...
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Run two timestamps for time in/out in one Google Sheets [closed]

I have this code: function function1(event) { var timezone = "GMT-8"; var timestamp_format = "hh:mm:ss a"; var updateColName = "Agent"; var timeStampColName = "Start Time"; var sheet = ...
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Make google spreadsheet chart use tab+column name as the series header

I have a chart of two series, Sheet1!Foo and Sheet2!Foo. They are named in the chart the same way - Foo. How can I include the sheet name in the series name?
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Cannot retrieve data for some exchanges from Google Finance

Since last weekend, I encounter problems retrieving data from exchanges such as SGX and SHA. =GOOGLEFINANCE(SGX:ES3,changepct) =GOOGLEFINANCE(SHA:000001,changepct) The error message is; When ...
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Running inventory list that references a product key [closed]

So I'm trying to create a rudimentary inventory management system in Google Sheets. I want this inventory guide to keep track of my product inventory, as well as my packaging inventory. So if a ...
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Sum columns based on conditions

I am working for a webhosting company and we are tracking our efforts with Google Sheets. I was trying to find a solution for the following problem: We track our efforts by clients per day, so that ...
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How to set Audio alert in Google spreadsheet that triggers by a specific value?

Can I set an Audio alert in a Google spreadsheet cell that triggers whenever it changes a specific value? I want some thing similar to "beepnow" function which is using in MS Excel VBA.
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Query Select Where is not null vs <>'' not filtering properly

I have an issue with my query where I have numeric cells and text cells that if all are empty I do not want to retrieve them however if anyone of the cells are not empty I want to retrieve that row. ...
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Formatting Google Sheet Dates Inconsistent

I have a sheet where various data is entered through a form. Dates are picked on the form using the standard date picker provided by Google Forms. Some dates in a column I can change the date format ...
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Google sheets split multi-line cell into new rows (+ duplicate surrounding row entries) update

Thanks for a very useful script. Google sheets split multi-line cell into new rows (+ duplicate surrounding row entries) I am trying to do the same thing, some of my rows have only one entry and ...
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Toggle named range window with a button?

I would like to know if it would be possible to toggle the different features in sheets with a script. What I am trying to do is to basically create a button that will show the Named Ranges side ...
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Is it possible to reference a cell above with an ArrayFormula? [duplicate]

Here is an example situation which I would like to achieve using ArrayFormula: Column A is the data, column B is the calculation. Here is an implementation without ArrayFormula: Here is how I ...
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Format of spreadsheet chart not kept when exporting inside my GoogleApp

I built a Table Chart in Google Sheets, and all numerical values except for the last column are displayed as percentages, which is a behaviour I need and want. View of my sheet (sample of the Table ...
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SUMIF using NOT ISDATE

I want to sum across a range of fields, but only if the cell contains a number, not a Date. I would love to use something like SUMIF(A2:Z2,"!ISDATE()",A2:Z2) But the criteria in SUMIF is incredibly ...
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Google Spreadsheets: Insert new rows automatically

I have two columns, one with German texts segments (in rows) and the second one with the Spanish translations of these segments. The problem is that in many cases the segments are too long for my ...
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Google Sheets: how to custom number format based on value? [duplicate]

In Google Sheets, I want to format 1230000 as "1.23 M" and 1230 as "1.23 K". However, it seems I can only format either in terms of M, or K, not both. It's possible to set formatting conditions in ...
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I created a button in a panel (dialogue window), when I push the button I'd like to appear a new panel (dialogue) window

I created a button in Google Spreadsheet. When I push the button a custom window appears. In that window I have two buttons, one to close and one to see a new window. Everything goes well except the ...
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How to edit a particular sheet using Google Forms

I created a form that has list of items to be selected. I also created a spreadsheet that has a couple of sheets that correspond to the elements in the form. I wanted users to select a category and ...
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Reference an entire sheet in Google Sheets [duplicate]

Is there a way to reference an entire spreadsheet with a cell reference in Google Sheets? Say I wanted to find out how many cells in Sheet1 were non empty. In sheet two I'd want to do something like ...
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Add a time picker to Google Docs Spreadsheets?

Is there an option to add a time picker on Google Docs Spreadsheets? I don't need timezones or anything complicated. Just a string on the HH:MM format, that matches the custom format available. I don'...
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How to change default row height of a migrated Google Spreadsheet

The old Google Spreadsheet has a default row height of 17. The new Google Sheets has a default row height of 21. After a spreadsheet is auto-migrated by Google to the new Google Sheets, the original ...
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How do I create a map from Google Sheet data that's in another sheet?

I'm trying to create a Google My Map based on addresses in a Google Sheet "file". This seems to work OK following the standard instructions, except that I can't seem to extract data on anything except ...
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Batch Hiding Function in Google Script

I wrote a function that iterates through every non-blank row in the sheet, checks the value of a certain cell, and then if that cell matches my criteria its row number is added to an array. I then ...