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

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Sum a column except current cell

Is it possible to sum all values in a column EXCEPT the value in the current cell? That is, the cell that is to hold the result. With a normal SUM(E:E) command the result is #REF! with a Circular ...
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Find the maximum occurrence across sheets

This is kinda difficult to explain... Is it possible to let Google Sheets tell me what the maximum value is from some chosen columns in MORE THAN ONE sheet (in the same document)? I namely need to ...
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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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Making a header row in a Google spreadsheet

Is there a way to put text in a row at the top of a spreadsheet, like a header? So it is separate and fixed from the columns below it? In other words, I want a header row at the top and the columns ...
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How to restrict the number of entries for a particular column in shared spreadsheet using Google Drive

I want to create a spreadsheed using Google Drive in which some columns entries should be retricted based on given value. E.g.: I have some columns named users, item1, item2. In columns item1 & ...
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Google Spreadsheets: IF not working

I have problems with my IF command in Google Sheets. If gives #ERROR! all the time. See this simple test: Not even if I put in the number directly and avoid references: Am I using the IF wrong? ...
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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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IF statement in Google spreadsheet

I am trying to sum up the total of all values in a coloumn that are POSITIVE. Also, I have some subtotals in the coloumn that should be left out from this sum. =SUMIF(E6:E65 ; ">0" ) - ...
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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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Grouping columns in Google spreadsheets (and summarize them)

Lets say I have a table like this: A | B | C 1 | 4 | 3 Is it possible to group these columns together so that I can expand and collapse them with a specific formula. For example with SUM I would ...
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Adding a header and footer to a Google Spreadsheet

I'm in the process of changing to Google Drive from MS Office for all aspects of my work. Pretty much everything I need is there, but the one thing we can't work out how to do is how to get a header ...
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Use of importdata with arrayformula

I’m using importdata to retrieve Yahoo stock information, which works fine on individual rows, but when combined with arrayformula to fill down the page when additional symbols are added does not ...
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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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Google Docs: How to Paste a Cell Range Automatically—Values Only?

I need some "live" cell data (values only), which get their data from another sheet; an arrayformula is not sufficient. I'm thinking something that copies column A:13-down from Sheet1 (whenever it ...
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Google Spreadsheets Validation list with Label

Thanks in advance. I have just started using Google Spreadsheets so am very new to it's ways! So far it looks incredibly powerful! I am using some data in a sheet called Jobs as a reference to ...
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Google spreadsheet: Cannot select pre-selected date in Date picker

In a Google spreadsheet, when having a cell formatted as date, or with a data validation set on date, a date picker appears when double clicking this cell. If the cell is blank, the picker's date is ...
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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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formulas to transfer certain data from one sheet to another

I have a list of volunteers in sheet one. They have selected what programs they want to participate in with a yes or no in the column under that program. How can I create a formula that says if this ...
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Count occurrence of a word in Google Spreadsheet

I've got a ton of cells (say 6x20) that have various names in them. I'd like to total the number of times a name in another field matches any of the other cells. Alice Bob Claire Doug Alice ...
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Help with a conditional formatting script in Google Spreadsheets

I'm having the following problem: If text values are similar in Column B then gather $$ values found in Column M and display the mean of those fields in Column N.
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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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Sum of two numbers with a minimum of zero

I have a Google Spreadsheet with two columns of numbers (A & B). I want to add these numbers together and put the result into a third column (Results). If the sum of these two numbers is less ...
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ImportHTML and SUM the column

I am looking to use the importHTML function for loading a page and I would like to sum a particular column in Google Spreadsheets. But I am not having much success. This is the URL: ...
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Google Spreadsheet Change X and Y Axis

I am trying to graph the temperature of a substance versus the time the substance has been heated. My data is as follows: A | B Time (Minutes) | Temperature (ºC) 0 ...
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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. (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 will have a static ...
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Add all positive values in column

In MS Excel I can add all positive values in a column with SUMIF(A:A,">0") But this isn't working in the Google Docs Spreadsheets. The ">0" part is not parsed and gives an error. Is there ...
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Password protect a column in Google Spreadsheet

I have encountered a problem that I need a hand with. I have already done numerous searches of this forum and others to see if I could solve it that way but it appears I have come a cropper. So ...
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Can I map specific parts of a Google Form to one spreadsheet, and other parts to another spreadsheet?

Can I map specific parts of a Google Form to one spreadsheet, and other parts to another spreadsheet? Some of the responses on one will be public and viewable by anyone, but others will be private.
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How do I link two Google Doc spreadsheets so that entering a numerical value in one cell of Sheet 1 produces an 'x' in the same cell of Sheet 2?

I know about the importRange function to link two sheets, but I wonder if there's a way so that when a cell's contents are imported to the second sheet, the second sheet will autopopulate the ...
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Monitor webpage changes using Google Spreadsheets

I want to monitor a web page. The best solution I found was Google Spreadsheets (apart from feed43 which has limitations). I'm using the importHTML function in Google Spreadsheet which will update ...
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Drag Autofill of a Multi-Column Pattern in Google Spreadsheet

I'm trying to drag copy some cells, which are on top row for headers, they get their values from a VLOOKUP formula (Basicaly all group names are in column B and I want them as column headers). Before ...
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Grading a Google Spreadsheet by answers given in a Google Form

I'm currently working in a school and students answered a 50 question form on ICT Ability. The results of this form have been put into a spreadsheet and I have to order the names in terms of ability. ...
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Google Spreadsheets date and time format

I have lots of dates in the first column in the format August 23, 2010 at 11:01PM I was wondering if anyone knows a way to get them formatted in a way that I can then use for date and time ...
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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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Get a list of items missing from array in google spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet where I'm using the trailing set of columns as a kind of foreign key; I'm trying to throw an error if someone enters a value that doesn't exist. I'm thinking one way to do this ...
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Split, reorder, concat inline in Google Spreadsheets

I want to split a cell, reorder the pieces and recombine. How do I do that inline. For example: | name | reordered name | | Page,Larry | Larry Page | | Brin,Sergey | Sergey Brin | ...
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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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Panel with Vertical Scroll Bar that allows navigating to different worksheets

I am attempting to build a Script that would open a window with each worksheet I have in my spreadsheet, allowing me to click on the worksheet name to navigate to that sheet. I found the following ...
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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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How can I use “fill series” without appearance of unwanted commas?

before: V 2013 I am using fill series to fill cells below. expected: V 2013 V 2013 V 2013 result: V 2013 V 2,013 V 2,013 I found only ...
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A simple spreadsheet sorting

In a Google Spreadsheet I have different groups of cells in one column to auto-sort. All cells in this column have same pattern of data, all datum have it's own cell and it's needed to be sorted into ...
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Notes In Published Google Spreadsheets

I've developed a website for our active adult association. I upload an Excel spreadsheet to Google Drive. It has notes attached to cells. The notes display fine in the converted version in Drive. ...
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How do I reference a second sheet column across a row of numbers in sheet 1

I'm trying to look-up a value in sheet 2 from a number on a row in sheet one: it looks like this: Sheet 1: Row4 Number of units 0 5 25 10 15 And sheet 2: column a column b 1 2 3 ...
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Automating Google spreadsheet to transfer new info

I'm looking to setup a production line with Google Spreadsheets. Here's how I intend it to work: Our Sales Rep John has a spreadsheet specific to him only. He takes in sales leads, and inputs the ...
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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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Colorize a cell in Google Spreadsheets based on cell data

I'd like to colorize a cell based on it's contents. 0 = red, 100 = green, and linearly interpolated between. function LinInt(x){ var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); var cell = ...
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How to GROUP and ORDER data in a Google Spreadsheets?

I want to group and sort a particular data set. I've prepared the data using a QUERY function and using other functions. Can I order by sum? This is an example file I created: order by sum
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Data Ranges in Custom Google Spreadsheets Function

I'm trying to create a custom Function in Google Spreadsheets that takes a range as input parameter. function Example(cells){ var values = ...