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

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Get the sum of every row in a table imported with Importhtml

I've figured out how to import HTML table into Google spreadsheets, but is there a way to sum a row? I want to get a sum of Total Revenue from Nasdaq. This allowed me to pull the quarterly data from ...
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Cell formatting in Google Spreadsheets does not get preserved

My Google Spreadsheet does not preserve some formatting. Every time I set, for example font size to 12, for the whole sheet, newly copied data uses a smaller font size. This only started being an ...
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Triggering timestamp on formula input

I'd like to have a timestamp which triggers its input depending on a cell containing a formula like =IF(ISBLANK(cell),"", time ), and not upon manual input. My script is the following and is working ...
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Method to filter based on dropdown list of months

I'm trying to convert an Excel spreadsheet into Google Sheets. I have the entire year on a sheet and would like to filter the list based on a selected month from a dropdown. For example, selecting ...
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How to change the size of a published Google Spreadsheet chart that has its own sheet?

Google Spreadsheet offers the option to put a chart on its own sheet (instead of inserting it in the current sheet). This looks like a good idea for large charts. However, I ran into an issue when ...
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Trouble linking entries from two sheets for automatic update

How do I have text information from one column (Sheet 1, column C) automatically feed into Sheet 2 column A so that, when Sheet one is updated through the Google form it is linked to, the information ...
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How do I find what is in a particular cell on the same row as another on based on a match?

I have the following query in Google Sheets: =IF(ISERROR(MATCH(A2,Sheet1!A:A, 0)), "No Match", "Match on Row " & MATCH(A2,Sheet1!A:A, 0)) I want to return the value in column C of the matched ...
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Why does not the picture in column A move with the sorting A to Z of column B?

I'm using Google Spreadsheets, first column is picture then B column is name. When I want to sort it A to Z, all the names get in alphabetical order, but the picture stays in the same position.
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For range X, when empty grab column A and list them in a single cell, coma separated

I'm compiling stats for our Boom Beach team, which means I have to log attacks by each players for each operations. An operation is launched every day and all players should perform their attack in ...
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Complex Sum Function in Google Sheets

Apologies if this is lame, but I can't get a proper value using =SUM to perform order of operations on an employees hours (he has gotten two raises since starting after surpassing expectations). The ...
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Combine image and text in Google Spreadsheet

In Google Spreadsheets it is possible to show an image in a cell using the formula =image('http://www.example.com/path/to/image.ext', 3) (where 3 means to use the images' original size). I would like ...
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In a google spreadsheet, how can I delete all rows containing given text that could be in any column within the row?

I'd like to be able to delete all rows in a google spreadsheet where a given text string exists anywhere in the row. The text being searched for could be in any cell in the row, and also could be part ...
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How to add line breaks in a cell before specific keywords in Google Sheets

I'm new to Google Sheets and I was wondering how to tell GS to insert line breaks in a cell with text if there are some one or two letter before the text. For instance, I have a cell like this: I ...
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Change an input value in a cell to another value depending on what the input was

What I would like to do is change a number input in the rating column (G3:G9001) to the corresponding number of stars (from 1-10). Howerver I could not figure out how to do this. As a test I tried to ...
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Create a function to copy range (values only) to a new tab at specified intervals

Looking to find a function that can copy the values only from a range I am importing from the web at a certain time. Have found a lot of functions that are similar to what I need but can't nail one ...
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Filter rows by one unique column of sorted values in Google spreadsheets

I need an equation that filters by unique ID, using only the latest row (most recent row in time), and data found in that row. I have data that is in the following format: ID | Price | Area | ...
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Calculate difference between numbers in 2 columns row-by-row in a spreadsheet

I have 3 columns in a Google Docs spreadsheet: A) Inventory purchased price, B) Inventory sold price, C) Difference between A and B (i.e. profit or loss) Data is going to be entered manually into ...
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Searching through sheets

I need to search multiple sheets like this for certain words like #work and #hobbies and add up the numbers on the adjacent column. ...
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Decimal conversion of time values

What is or can it be done to add 2 cells, that return a time equation? I deal with multiple time entries and having to enter them in a standard format of 4:45 hours or 4:25 hours. I have a decimal ...
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Google Sheets: average cells in Row 4 up to last filled cell in Row 2

Is it possible to write a Formula in Google Sheets which calculates the average of the cells in Row 4 but only up to the last filled cell in Row 2?
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Can you restrict Google Sheet to editing just text with restrictions on formatting?

I simply do not want people who edit the sheet to mess up the formatting. I'm sharing a file with well over fifty people, and if someone messes up the document, it'll probably set off a chain. How ...
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Apply complicated formula to whole column

I tried searching for this but to no avail - how can I copy a quite complicated formula through the whole column AND make it apply to rows which might be added to the bottom of the sheet? The formula ...
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Copy formula from Google Sheets, paste as formula in TextEdit

How can I copy formulae (like =D3) from a range of cells (several rows and/or columns), and paste those formulae (not the values) somewhere in like TextEdit or anywhere else? Normally it will just ...
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How do I Import a Range from one Google Spreadsheet into another?

I am getting the same error as described here except not for the same reason. I am using the new Google Sheets, so I am supposed to be able to paste the entire source URL into the sheet, like so: ...
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Can you limit the average function in Google Spreadsheets?

I have a table with column A having a 0 or a 1, and column B having a value that I want to average. I know I can use averageif(A:A, "=1", B:B) to get the average of all of the values that have a 1 in ...
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Only display importrange rows that match specific criteria in Google Sheets

In Google Sheets, I'm using IMPORTRANGE to pull in a large list of data (about 400 rows, 6 columns) and I want to only display rows where column D matches EXAMPLE TEXT. Is this a possible? For ...
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Change certain cells back to default value every Monday morning in Google Sheets

I have a Google spreadsheet that ~30 members can edit (one row for each member). I need to create a column showing "yes" as default in each row until the member manually changes it to "no" if he/she ...
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How to display Image from URL in Google Sheets? (and apply it to multiple rows)

So I created a list of members in Google Sheets, each member having a profile image, name, location, etc. I exported this list from import.io, a data extraction tool. The only problem is that when I ...
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Reverse (or repopulate) a Google Docs Form

I created a Google Docs form that collects (mostly) biographical and contact data from users. Now I would like to reverse the process and repopulate the form with each user's input, one page per ...
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Advanced formula in Google Sheets

I'm trying to make a worksheet that gives graphs of data in other worksheets. I had the idea that the user could choose which worksheet they want to use. For example, there are 3 worksheets with data ...
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How to get a running balance?

I'm messing around with Google Sheets today, and I'm trying to put together a balance sheet similar to the one my bank uses. Its got both a credit and debit field in each row and a running balance to ...
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Conditional Formatting based on another sheet's content

I am trying to set a conditional format in Google spreadsheets and I am having some difficulty. I am not sure if I should use a cell reference or if formula. In my first Sheet called "Roster" there ...
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Get duration as seconds google spreadsheet

I'm calculating some sums of gain over time - therefore I want to divide X by time required to generate X. The problem here is, that the SECOND function in the =(SUM(B4:B18)/SECOND(SUM(A4:A18)))*60 ...
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Auto sort a column and auto duplicate all sheets to one sheet

The title speaks for itself. I am looking to do two things in Google Sheets, because I am entering data from a different third-party app using Google API. First: I need Google Sheets to auto sort a ...
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Conversion from object to string in google scripts

I'm trying to take information from Google Sheets and use it to send an email with the information given in sheets. I have the email part down, but when i try to editAsText to delete unwanted ...
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Have indirect update row when pasted on new rows

According to this answer, I am fetching data from another sheet over rows: http://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/24478/29203 The problem for me is as I am fetching over rows, the supplied answer does ...
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How to set a formula for a entire column?

I need to apply a simple formula into a entire column, this is to prevent having to keep pasting the formula into said column when i add a row... =IFERROR(D1-C1) is the formula that i want to ...
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How to combine and consolidate rows from multiple sheets into one and sort them?

I've few sheets where rows are populated dynamically via IMPORTXML and ImportJSON with the same columns, but they can't be sorted. So I'd like to generate new sheet which will populate rows from ...
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How do I get a date formatted as YYY-MM-DD from a cell for using in a script?

I have a problem getting a date from a cell in my Google Spreadsheet. I would like to access A3 in the sheet Dates, which holds the date 01/12/2013, and re-use that as variable start-date in the below ...
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Google spreadsheet thinks Chrome is Firefox

I am an Ubuntu user with Google Chrome 39.0 and whenever I enter a Google Spreadsheet-document (with Chrome), I get a warning header saying that "This version of Firefox is no longer supported, please ...
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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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Associate cells to imported ones with importrange in Google Sheets

I have the following issue: I have table A with several columns and I use the following function to import some of data to table B: ...
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How to put a dollar symbol before every column and row number in google spreadsheet

I have a big spreadsheet in google docs with many formulas like this: =MIN(C3;C4)/500+4. Now we need to add $ before every cell row/column to make it absolute. So, the formula should look like this: ...
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Using a cell text as sheet reference

Is it possible to use a cell text as a sheet reference in Google sheets. I have a spreadsheet with many sheets and want to reference a sheet name from text in a cell rather than having to put the ...
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Find the nth occurrence of variable, look at adjacent cell and organise in an array

I have a Google spreadsheet with two arrays: The first is a list of ~100 names (in a single column) with the adjacent column being the variable (A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I or J). The purpose is to group people ...
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Change background color of a cell when another cell is filled in

Let's say I have a Google Sheet where A1 needs to be filled green when B1 till B7 has been filled in with no matter what; and A1 needs to be red when 1 or more cells from B1 till B7 are not filled in ...
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Google Docs invitation to edit on my Outlook email address

I have got an invitation to edit a Google doc on my outlook.com email address, but every time I click on the link, I get the message “You need permission”. I am signed in to my Gmail account as well ...
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Relative copy conditional formatting that references other worksheet

I have a group of worksheets, one of which has 'default' values while the others should only have values if they differs from the default worksheet. To facilitate this, I want to use conditional ...
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How to insert copied text or images by right click in Google Docs editors

In Google Docs editors, is there a way to allow pasting by right click and selecting paste? Why do they disabled this feature by default? Sometimes it’s faster than pressing ctrl+V if your hand is ...
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how to clean up table data in Google Sheet IMPORTHTML?

I want to import a table of nuclear power output from https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Атомная_энергетика_по_странам. For some reason, the second col has the number duplicated, eg <td><span ...