One of productivity apps in Google Drive, that allows you to create and edit worksheets

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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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Google Sheets Query Get Row When Any of These Cells are Not Empty

So like my title states I would like to select via a Query only the rows where certain cells are not blank/empty. I have 4 pools that I have a form for collecting their chemistry. In separate sheets ...
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Convert table data into a list in Google Spreadsheet

I'm using Google Spreadsheet and would like to convert a table into a single column of values so I can paste them into another program. Original Data: x y z a b c Desired Outcome: x y z a b c ...
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How to skip blank cells in Google Spreadsheet/Excel when copying a range from source to destination by Formula

I have three levels of hierarchical data in Google Spreadsheet that looks something like this: As data is being entered in here, I want it collect in three separate sheets like this: And The ...
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Created a Google Form; can't find the Spreadsheet

Long ago, I created a survey that I sent out by email. The responses were recorded in a Google Spreadsheet by filling out a Google Form. I would like to use that data again, but I cannot find the ...
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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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How do I copy cell values programatically?

How can I do this programmatically in Google Sheets? How can I copy cell values rather than references from one sheet to another in Google Docs? I have a RSS feed, that I am working along side, so ...
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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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How to grant a specific list of user to access Google Form?

Currently when I click on the "Send Form" button in Google Form and user will be able to input the form when they know the URL. Is it possible to grant a specific user to have access to the form? (So ...
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How can I COUNT rows with ARRAYFORMULA?

I have a sheet that lists incidents in an Incidents sheet: | Date | Name | Incident | |------------|-------|---------------------| | 01.01.2015 | Vidar | Car broke down | | ...
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Mailmerge via Google Sheets: multiline cell content

I'm trying to create a batch of email messages using data from a Google Sheets. The Sheets has these columns: name, email address, message I tried 2 google Add-ons: Yet Another Mail Merge (uses ...
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Eliminate empty cells from a sort

I have a spreadsheet where club members scores are added from competitions during the year. I accumulate the data to a sheet with a name column and a value column I then sort these to another sheet by ...
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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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Cell concatenation by hotkeys rather than a formula

In my fumble-fingered attempt to copy (supposedly with Ctrl+c) part of a column containing a few text strings in individual cells within new Google Sheets, on pasting (supposedly withCtrl+v) I ended ...
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Dynamically creating sums from lookups

I was trying to do something similar to this post: Google Sheets advanced lookup + sum But I just can't figure out how to amend it for my purpose. I'm basically building a diet plan, where I have ...
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Select top n filtered rows in Google Sheets

In Google Sheets I have a table like this: JOB TYPE STATUS Generate files Scheduled In Progress Update certs Manual Completed Copy files Scheduled Pending ... ...
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Conveniently export part of Google spreadsheet to HTML page

Google spreadsheet allows you to save table as HTML: The problem is that what the HTML you get is not publishable in website or coherent HTML document: I'd just like a part of the table as HTML. ...
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Explaining proper meaning of columns to Google charts editor

I'm trying to make a simple chart displaying number of events that occured each month in X years. This means I want a chart that shows: X colored lines, one for every year Month names marked on the ...
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Save daily to my Gmail in Google Sheets

Right now what I have is this in a Google sheet for my company daily lunch program: function sendLunchPerkSummery() { var d = Date(); var file = ...
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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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Trying to convert “=importhtml” to UrlFetchApp.js

I'm trying to replace my cell which is =importhtml into a .js for Google App Script. The current function in Google Sheets now is =importhtml("http://www.gurufocus.com/financials/"&'Raw ...
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How can I stop Google Spreadsheet Now() function from auto updating?

I'm using the now() function as a shortcut to insert the current timestamp. However, the value of the time in the cell changes whenever the spreadsheet is modified. How can I stop the value in the ...
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How to save temporary variables in Google Spreadsheet formula?

I'm trying to create a formula in Google Spreadsheet which looks like this: if (x < 0, x + 1, x) It means if x is smaller than 0, return x + 1, else return x. However, x itself is an ...
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Google Spreadsheet COUNTIF in ARRAYFORMULA

I currently have this formula in column P, starting in P2 and continuing down the page, =IF(A2="", "", COUNTIF(E$2:E2,"Rejected (overdue application)")) =IF(A3="", "", COUNTIF(E$3:E3,"Rejected ...
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Select range by typing it in, e.g.,“f1:f600”

How do I select ranges by typing in the range value in Google Spreadsheets? I need to be able to select, say, d3:d1000, by typing in “d3:d1000” somewhere. In other words, what F5 does in Excel. I ...
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Fill-down in Google Spreadsheets

I'm looking for something in Google Spreadsheets that provides fill-down functionality. Equivalent to Ctrl-D in Excel. I am selecting a range of cells for the fill using named ranges. The range is ...
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Search for value in another spreadsheet [closed]

I am attempting to make a Mail Merge script for a job. The following will happen: The person will submit a form (an evaluation) in this script They will select the person they are evaluating. ...
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How do I improve this encodeURL Google Sheet custom function so that it no longer invokes too many times per second?

Here is my Google Sheet function encodeURL: function encodeURL ( r ) { if ( r.constructor == Array ) { var out = r.slice(); for ( i=0; i< r.length; i++){ for ( j=0; j< ...
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onEdit Script to auto run Filter on a tab

I'm trying to find a script that will run in a particular way, see below: it runs on a specific tab in a spreadsheet needs to either re-run a filter that i have in place on the tab OR can filter out ...
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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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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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How to set Custom data validation in Google Sheets (A really simple step-by-step guide needed)

I'm trying to figure out how to create custom data validation in Google Sheets what are the steps I need to follow to achieve this? For example if I wanted the following validation: // Set the data ...
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Pre-fill field with formula — incremental counter — in Google form

I have a Google Docs form that I use to track my customers complaints. Is it possible to have a "counter" field pre-fill with an incremental number? I want my customers to have a complaints number ...
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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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Click cell in Google Spreadsheet to open data in popup

Is it possible to have a cell that just says "click me" or whatever, which opens a popup so you can see the full data? I want to keep all my data contained in one row per item, but one cell per item ...
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Color Shading with Google Spreadsheets

It was easy to do in Excel, but I am having trouble following some of the scripts written on here. Basically we have 3 colors we use, Green, Yellow and Red. 1 = Green, 2 = Yellow and 3 = Red. What I ...
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How to get the count of the current sheet?

I have a spreadsheet that I have spread out over many sheets. However, I could automate the filling out of some simple data by doing some simple calculations. I could program something simple like ...
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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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Setting multiple protected ranges with one range value inputted

Id like to set protected ranges over several sheets and ranges of the same spreadsheet in a Google spreadsheet. The normal way to do a range is 'Sheet One'!A:L What id like to do is be able to ...
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Multiply duration (in hours) by decimal value

I have the following data in a Google Spreadsheet: +----------+------+--------+ | Duration | Rate | Value | +----------+------+--------+ | 16:15:00 | 55 | 893.75 | +----------+------+--------+ I ...
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How can I replace blank cells with zeros in Google Spreadsheet?

I have a spreadsheet where someone else entered the data. They left blank cells instead of recording 0 values. How can I replace the blank cells with 0s? I tried find and replace with regular ...
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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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I can't seem to be able to use Google LaTex integration

Google claims that they have allowed LaTex equations in Google Docs. According to the help page, the option should appear under Insert → Equation. Doesn't seem to be the case: So what am I doing ...
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Google Spreadsheet generate random numbers with Math.random()

I'm trying to write a script function, which calls the Javascript Math.random() to generate a random number between [0, 1), like this: function f() { return Math.random(); } and I call it from a ...
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Go to changes in Google Spreadsheet (or Docs)

When I see that somebody has changed a document I am working on in Google Drive, I normally want to see where exactly the change happened. Using File > See Revision History... is not really helpful ...
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How to nest ImportRange into the query function in the new Google Sheets

We have applicants who come in and fill out a form via Google Forms. I have fields that auto-populate from the Response tab into a separate tab that is organized to fit our trackers. I am looking for ...
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Adding particular data to particular sheets within one document

I am a bit new at this and am having a tough time getting this to work... I have multiple sheets, one main one (Submissions) which receives data from a form, then I have the sheets: Level 1, Level 2, ...
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How to calculate geographic area in Google Sheets?

I have three columns of cells with geographic coordinates. For example: 40.614362,-73.974187 | 40.618654,-73.989636 | 40.629675,-73.979092 I want to calculate an area between these coordinates to ...
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Suming functions by relations between sheets (Google Sheets)

Table for counting items: ID COUNT 1 10 2 0 3 12 4 1 5 5 6 10 7 9 8 9 9 11 10 0 Table-pedia with info about items: ID NAME FEAT1 FEAT2 1 Nanan R 20 2 Meowth S ...
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How do I sum cells according to cell or font color?

I would like to sum cells based on either the color of the cell or the color of the text contained therein. I guess there was a way to do this before the update, but it doesn't seem to work anymore. ...