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How can I use Google Spreadsheet to format Date in DD/MM/YYYY format?

First thing's first: my spreadsheet's locale is properly set to UK: If I paste in the following date: 30/09/2013 21:15 Then click Format > Number > Date time Nothing changes. I also can't ...
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Create a checkbox-type function that works on the Android Drive app for Google Spreadsheet?

How can I create a checkbox-type function that works on the Android Google Drive app for a Google Spreadsheet? I want to make a to-do list (groceries, trip prep, etc.) that the user can check "done" ...
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Use sort function but filter results

I'm looking to use the =SORT function on some data, but I only want the first result with that name. Column A contains a Name, column B contains a level, and column C contains a date. I'm currently ...
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Time Triggered Script to Change Cell Contents

What I want to do is for example: A time will be manually entered into a cell say D3, when it is 20 minutes before this I want cell D1 to change to "20 MIN", WHEN IT IS 5 minutes before I want to ...
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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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Auto receipt filler

I have a spreadsheet that has two sheets, in which I pull data from for making printable receipts. At this point, I am doing it manually by copying the data from the first and second sheet and putting ...
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Google Spreadsheets Query( “where a matches '/[A-Z+]/' ”) condition

According to Google Query documentation: matches - A (preg) regular expression match. haystack matches needle is true if the regular expression in needle matches haystack. Examples: where ...
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Prefilled Google Forms with Google Spreadsheet Data

I'm looking for a way to 'pre-fill' a Google Form with specific data from a Google Spreadsheet. The form will have the same 'standard' questions for everyone, but the data in the first two question ...
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Google Spreadsheets formula error

I have the following formula in a sheet that works in Excel but comes up with an error in Google Spreadsheets. =(IF(A6<=TODAY(), INDEX($AS$2:$AU$12,MATCH(A6,$AS$2:$AS$12,1), ...
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Generating charts from Google Form Data via Google Spreadsheets

I have two colums that are generated from a google form: I would like to create two pie charts, one for City A and one for City B, showing the percentages of male and females from those cities. I ...
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Spreadsheet Data into a Form

I am building a simulation (a "create your own adventure") for my students in which they use a Google Form to select into which of 5 groups they would place 25 first graders (Round 1). I get the ...
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Script error trying to populate form drop down menu from spreadsheet

We are trying to link a list on a Google Spreadsheet to a drop down menu on a Google Form. The twist is that this Google Spreadsheet list will be continuously updated and needs to automatically ...
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Prevent the cell from expanding to the size of cell contents in a Google Docs spreadsheet every time I open the doc?

I know how to "Wrap text" to make this happen, but my issue is I am having to do this EVERY time I open a spreadsheet in Google Docs. It is a quick couple of clicks, but it adds up. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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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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How to have function input row/cell automatically update in response to new data? [duplicate]

I apply a function, such as SUM(A10:A20) to a set of data. When I give A21 a value I would like SUM(A10:A20) to automatically update to SUM(A11:A21), "following" the last X number of cells in a ...
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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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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 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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Creating a class roster in Google Spreadsheets from a split result

A lecturer from the European School of Physiotherapy in Amsterdam stumbled on a particular script I prepared, hoping it would resolve a problem he had. After having had a little chit chat, it turned ...
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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 use Google Scripts w/ spreadsheet and jotform to auto sort so the newest entry is always listed on the top row?

I'm trying to setup a form and spreadsheet database to track inventory on a daily basis at a remote location. The idea is that the person at the remote location can update our stock via a simple ...
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How to set hot keys to a customized menu item in a Google Spreadsheet?

I am working with Google Spreadsheet APIs, and found that customized menu item is highly useful. I created some but am now wondering whether I can specify a hot key for each?
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Download list of contact information and check if Google Account

I'm looking for a way I could: retrieve a list of all my contacts and their email's and In order to retrieve a list of all of my contacts into a Google spreadsheet, I exported them as a Google CSV ...
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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 Spreedsheet, Auto sort in categories

So I want to sort my Spreadsheet on Google but it remain in the Categories that it's laid out. I can get to it sort double columns but the categories get messed up as they move away from where they ...
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How to make Google Spreadsheets recognize data as numeric

I have the opposite of a fairly standard problem -- how do I force Google Spreadsheet to understand that a value is numeric? It seemed like using Format > Number should do the right thing, but it did ...
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Copying cells in Google Spreadsheets and pasting into text file adds quotes around each cell

Copying cells in Google Spreadsheets and pasting into text file (tried with XCode, Notes, Text Edit - the below applies to all) adds quotes around each cell. How can I avoid those extra quotes? Also, ...
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Google Spreadsheets formula question: do not include cell in a formula if blank

I am a music teacher and I use the following formula to calculate my students performance grades: =100-SUM(F3-5)*-7 How can I change the formula so it only calculates a grade if there is data in ...
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Query google spreadsheet and display single column?

I am working on using Google Spreadsheets as a gradebook. I am attempting to display only a student's grade, not an entire classes. I am integrating this into my wordpress site. The function I want to ...
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Create new document within spreadsheet and link

I would like to create a spreadsheet script that allows me to create a new document every time I click on a new cell or row and then have that document links back to that cell.
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Google spreadsheet revision history — too much detail

For word processing, Google Docs revision history is great. However, for some of my spreadsheets, something isn't working right: Revisions are not grouped together, multiple for each minute. "Show ...
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Google spreadsheets - “=ImportHtml DIV” how to?

I play Runescape and I want to make a tool that people can use to make profit in the game. My problem is that I am not sure exactly how do use a command to pull data text from a div element. The ...
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Google Spreadsheet: reference seperate spreadsheet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I link a cell in Google Spreadsheets to a cell in another document? Is it possible with a Google Spreadsheet to reference a cell to another spreadsheet using a ...
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Automatically add values before and after Google spreadsheet

I have a library of flags online and would like to have a client-foolproof solution for adding flags. Right now my function looks like this: =image("http://www.website.com/flags/us.png", 3) But I ...
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Query multiple Google spreadsheets

I have the following sheets: ListA ListB ListC Note: at each sheet I have a column which contains YES or NO. How do I query all my lists (spreadsheets) where myBooleanColumn equals to YES/NO?
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Protect entire column of a Google Docs spreadsheet

I select a column (e.g. Sheet1!A:A) to be protected, then in the right pane I edit the settings (name, permissions), and finally I click Done What happens: The protected range then switches to ...
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Referencing a cell range relative to the bottom of a sheet

I am developing a "Daily Personal Inventory" spreadsheet based off a related Lifehacker article. I've successfully made a few modifications based on my own circumstances/goals, but there is one ...
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Change value in one cell through a formula in another cell

I am trying to capture a timestamp for when a spreadsheet is first edited, and ONLY keep that first timestamp. However, NOW() updates each time a spreadsheet is edited. I found a working formula ...
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Spreadsheet: function to watch row for changes

Is there a spreadsheet function that can watch a row and update a cell with the current date when any cell in that row changes? If not for the entire row then perhaps just watch a single cell?
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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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How Do You Replace a Formula With Its Result?

I've been searching and searching but haven't found what I think is the right answer. I'm not an advanced user of excel. At best, somewhere between beginner and advanced. I created a Google ...
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Cursor position in Google Spreadsheet

In a google Spreadsheet the cursor is always behind the last letter not in front. How can I change that?
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Writing a spreadsheet script

The above link is a picture of the Google Docs spreadsheet that I am working on. Basically it is a sale ticket for a small appliance parts store. I need to be able to select a range of rows and ...
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Set the headers in a Google Drive spreadsheet to move on screen as I scroll down

How do I set the headers in a Google Drive spreadsheet to move on screen as I scroll down the spreadsheet?
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How to mix numbers formula in text format to formula format? [closed]

I have formulas that created 8/39 5/39 4/39 Now in C1 I want the sum of them and in D1 percentage of it. I cant execute slash from text. =A1+B1+C1 doesn't work.
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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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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 ...