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

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Conditional formatting based on comparison with today's date and also with a future date

I'd like to conditionally format cells that will go red if it's past its expiration, go yellow if it's within 3 months of expiring, to remain green if date is clear of expiry. For example: today's ...
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Google spreadsheet: reformat event data (several dates on one row/event) to create a .csv file (one date per row/event)

I currently have a list of several recurrent events, with dates of recurrence on the same row. I hope to create a .csv file for importing into calendars, so would like to have each recurrent date on a ...
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Filtering a range by another range, custom function just says “internal error”

I'm trying to filter a range by comparing it to another range. I couldn't figure out a way to do this with functions in Google Spreadsheets so I made my own. function FilterByArray(range, ...
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Formatting work schedules in an easy-to-process, and easy to enter way?

I'm trying to format work schedules in google spreadsheets in a way that makes them easy to process. I have a sheet that will tell you who is supposed to be here on what day, who was gone, and ...
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FILTER() Is not returning consistent results

I'm having some issues with FILTER() not returning consistent results, below is an image detailing the inconsistencies. When filtering for 3:30 PM I only get 2 results instead of 3. When filtering ...
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Select a sheet to print from, using a dropdown

I have a "workbook" with multiple sheets. Each sheet is a schedule for the week for employees with a bunch of math stuff to help a general manager see their labor. I'm trying to create a single sheet ...
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Google Sheet not being populated and responses summary not getting incremented after Google Form submission

My wife has a paint & wine party business and I've been using an embedded Google Form for registration on her site for nearly a year without issue. Last week I updated the photos in the ...
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RegexReplace produces an error

I have two sheets of data as per below: ╔═══════════╦══════╦══════════════╗ ║ SheetName ║ Cell ║ CellValue ║ ╠═══════════╬══════╬══════════════╣ ║ Sheet1 ║ B1 ║ ='sheet2'!A2 ║ ║ Sheet2 ║ ...
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Dynamic generation of sheet name from cell content

Is it possible to dynamically change the name of a sheet in Google Sheets based on the contents of a specific cell? For instance, I'd like my sheet to get its name from whatever is in cell A1... is ...
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Google Sheets - Conditional Formatting with IF and THEN

I would like to create a daily dashboard with cells that show the progress of my work regarding to a date. For example: A1 is a text saying "Open". C1 is a cell that contains a date. This date ...
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Google Sheets Customize View Using Create Custom Menu and Hiding/Showing Specifc Columns

Trying to determine a way that I can use a custom menu (.createMenu) with views that will allow me to show / hide specific columns. I need the capability to pick specific multiple columns and not ...
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Report/process only using the last entry made by the user in a Google form

I have a form where students can enter choices: for instance the specialisation they want to pursue, and the semester when they will start that specialisation. An example entry form is here, but it ...
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How to select all cells between two cells, where more may be inserted later?

I am trying to count all the cells that have information between two cells that are in the same column. This is easy enough to do using =countif(cell1:cell2, "<>") the problem is that I may ...
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Add cells based on the content of another column

I have this sheet and I am trying to add the values of June but the issue that I have is that these values will update often with so I need to find a formula that accounts for that. The other issue is ...
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Conditional Formatting: no color when cell is empty

I am using this custom formula for my sheet: =if(B2<((B$7/4)*$A2), 1, 0). However, this also highlights the rest of the cells that are empty. How do I exclude empty cells from this formula?
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How do I organise my data in Google SpreadSheets

I have separate sheets based on month's of the year. Each time I create a new month I copy the template sheet and fill in the data. Therefore each sheet has the same layout it's only the data that ...
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Google Sheets permissions

I built two separate spreadsheets in Google Drive and spreadsheet "A" has a script that when run, will copy the input data into spreadsheet "B". When I test it, it works perfectly. But I have other ...
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How to create an auto updating Google spreadsheet with information from Steam?

How would I create an automatically updating Google spreadsheet containing information about Recently Played in Steam? Table must look like here: A2 taking information about account name from ...
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Using IF Formula to get data from another Cell

I am just trying to use the IF formula: COLUMN A COLUMN B COLUMN C Cats NULL Dogs Monkeys Kittens NULL ...
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Script to Create Copy (Backup) of entire spreadsheet onOpen

Is it possible to write a script or is there another method of backing up a spreadsheet when opened? The reason is: I have other users opening my spreadsheets and if they completely stuff everything ...
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Query(ImportRange) throws “Formula Parse Error”

I'm working with Google Spreadsheets and I've run into a wall with a query(importrange) function. =Query((IMPORTRANGE("URL","Sheet Name!A2:P1000"),"select ...
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Google Spreadsheets Dropdown Lists

So I'm using Spreadsheets to tabulate some data. I have 2 sheets, one that displays everything with drop down lists, and the second that has the information. The second sheet looks like this: ...
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How can I get a unique ID when I submitted an answer in Google Form?

I am using Google Form for my customers to submit their opinion. I read this and this, but I have some questions which these two posts haven't mentioned. Is it possible for my customers to know their ...
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Google Spreadsheets updating after every change, which is too often, slowing everything down

I have a lot of independent functions and information in my sheet, and every time I make a slight change somewhere in the sheet, it seems like the entire sheet is being saved and re-updated. So every ...
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How to insert empty rows under all (already occupied) rows simultaneously in Google Spreadsheets

How do I insert empty rows under all (already occupied) rows simultaneously in Google Spreadsheets? Lets say in row 1 it says "A" and in row 2 it says "B", "C" in row 3, etc. I would like it to say ...
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Google Query For Dates in Last 30 Days

I'm trying to figure out how to do a google query for dates in the last 30 days. I'm using a wordpress plugin that lets you display spreadsheet data and do queries. Here is the current working query ...
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Dynamic Values in a formula?

I have a google sheet where I am using this query to pull data from another sheet : =QUERY(IMPORTRANGE("SHEETLOCATION","Master Customer!A1:u10000"),"Select Col3 Where (Col18='Survey Complete' and ...
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How to count specific items in column?

I just started using Google Spreadsheets. I have a question concerning "counting" a specific word/item in cells. Example: Column A 1. HAT 2. HAT 3. SHOE 4. CANE 5. SHOE 6. HAT 7. - 8. - ...
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Delete second row in a cell in Google Spreadsheet

In order to create some list, I've been copy some data from the web. Unfortunately it looks like it has been added second row for each record it need. For example: Each record is in the same ...
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Average two numbers IF the second number exists

I have 2 columns (Google sheets) of numbers similar to: 10.453 12.178 12.654 0 The third column is: if number higher than 0 exists in both columns, display an average of the two else just ...
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Google sheets: conditionally change sign of decimal value in cell for each row

Here's a preview of the spreadsheet I'm editing in Google Drive: The transaction type cell has a value of "debit" if the row is for an expense, and "credit" if it is income. I would like a script ...
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Google Sheets rounds numbers where not wanted

This: 3.1415926535 produces: 3.141592654 How can I have it output the whole number as is? I was using this with TO_TEXT(), getting the same result, but I guess the problem lies prior to ...
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Checking for data duplication without direct access

I have set up a spreadsheet on Google Drive that multiple users can access and edit, but I also need users to be alerted when the data they enter already exists elsewhere (This could be another sheet, ...
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Operations on hyperlink labels of cells

I am using hyperlinks on some price values on cell in Google Docs. So my cells look like this: =HYPERLINK("http://www.site.com/item","$25.00") I am trying to perform a SUM operation on a bunch of ...
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Select row in Google Sheets

I have a function in Google Sheets that is giving the following output: a b c 1 2 3 I don't want the a b c I just want the 1 2 3. What function can I wrap around my other function so that it will ...
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Dynamic date range query

I'm trying to create two cells that will update my query: A >= date"A1" and A <= date "B1". My goal is to create a search page for the data, where the end user could insert a date or the =today() ...
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Google Sheets IMPORTRANGE + QUERY won't import IMAGE

I use Sheets in my business to create product catalogs for wholesale prices. I have different sheets for different companies but the data in many of them is the same. I'd like these sheets to sync ...
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Google Spreadsheet criteria if cell above is blank

I am trying to get a sum of column values in a Google Spreadsheet only if there is no value in the column above. Consider the following example: A | B | C --------------------------------- ...
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Google Spreadsheets: Using conditional formatting from date in another cell

I have two columns side by side containing dates. The dates in column A are based on when a project is due. The dates in column B are based on when a project is completed. What I want to do is show ...
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Google spreadsheet - QUERY changes time format

I have this column with amounts of time (format set to number > duration), if I made a query of that column I get it with a different time format and I'm not able to set the proper format back again. ...
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Google sheets VLOOKUP issues not finding a value thats is in its range

Heres a link to a copy of my spreadsheet I am attempting to do the same formula using a VLOOKUP in 4 sheets to do a calculation called LSI. In the first sheet I have the raw data from a form coming ...
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Google Sheets list key with highest value in key value pair

I have a some data in key-value pairs setup like so: A B 1 Key: Value: 2 Cars 5 3 Bikes 4 4 Vans 9 5 Trucks 6 What I can't seem to ...
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IMPORTXML: xpath to get non-distinct parent node data for each child node

Google Spreadsheets has an IMPORTXML function, which I am trying to use to maintain a list of TV episodes, based on the API at http://services.tvrage.com/feeds/episode_list.php?sid=3183. I am trying ...
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How can I add hours in Google Sheets to show days?

I have 2 cells in Google Sheets with values: 22:00:00 22:00:00 and I have a cell which has the function sum to sum these values and it shows the value: 20:00:00 I am guessing it is trying to ...
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How to pass multidimensional array to a custom function in Spreadsheets

I want to pass a multidimensional array to a custom function. I do it like this: =customFunction({{"a1v1"; "a1v2"};{"a2v1"; "a2v2"; "a2v3"};{"a3v1"}}) However I don't get the expected behaviour ...
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Function to retrieve a subset of rows coming from another function in Google Sheets

I have a function in a Google Sheet that returns a handful of columns and two rows. One of those rows contains column headings, which I would like to remove. Is there any way to wrap this function ...
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Get YouTube video's view count in Google Drive/Sheets?

Is there anyway to write up a Spreadsheet in Google Drive such that a cell will have the current (or as close to current as possible) number of views that video has received?
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Circular Dependency Error, Blank when 0

I have tried both of these in Google Spreadsheets and continue to get circular dependency errors. I am trying to show blank when the result is 0. New values are entered daily and want to have the ...
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Issue with Custom number format in Google Spreadsheet

I have a number cell formatted in this way: #,#" days";. Nevertheless, if I write 1.5the output is 1 days even if the content is still 1.5. Otherwise, if I write 1,5 the output will be as it is ...
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See last modification in Google Drive/Spreadsheets

In my Google Drive I see when a spreadsheet was modified: How to go about seeing what the modification was?