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

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setDataValidation in google script not working

Have a problem with setting data validation rules in a google spreadsheet using apps script. Below are two functions, one is an onChange function which will be triggered whenever a user changes the ...
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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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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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Relative paths to other sheets inside a Google Spreadsheet

I'm trying to put our food recipe collection into a Google Spreadsheet. On the first page we have an index of all the foods. Each recipe is located on a separate sheet. We would like to be able to ...
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Google Sheets: Reference one sheet from another, where the user may not have view access to the referenced sheet

This is what I'd like to do: The public (even you!) would have view access to a particular Google sheet. It would draw data from another Google sheet, which you DO NOT have any access to. Using ...
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Auto paste formula on form submission

I have searched and tried various solutions elsewhere but none seems to work for both conditions. I would like to have the formula: =IF($A2="Elementary", VLOOKUP($B2,'ELEM PRINCIPAL'!$B:$AA,7,false), ...
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Google Apps Script UrlFetchApp and password protected pages

I'd like to be able to use Google Spreadsheets to login to my registart and automatically list into rows the current name server and email settings of all my sites, rather than use the heinously ...
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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 tally entries by user, date

I am using a Google spreadsheet to track entries by several users. How do I measure their productivity per day? Or per hour? I have the timestamp field, a user field and other fields, but what I want ...
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How to protect table cells in Google Spreadsheets from myself (accidental edits)?

As in Microsoft Excel, I want to protect certain cells in Google Spreadsheet. This is possible, but asides from the fact that it is quite confusing to me, it doesn't seem possible to protect cells ...
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Google Docs capabilities

We've created a commission calculator to help our resellers work out what commissions they will receive on a deal. We built it in Excel 2010 but want to move it to a web based platform that will ...
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How to make a query with Google Spreadsheet, that returns rows if deadline is two weeks from today, one month from today, 2 months from today, etc

I have a spreadsheet that contains several columns with project information. I basically want to modify the following formula: =QUERY( 'Compilation'!A2:L; " select A, B, F, I, L order by A" ; 0 ) ...
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Google Sheet document using ImportXML doesn't Automatically Republish

I created a file that uses ImportXML to pull prices from a set of web pages, and bless me, it works! To stay updated with the changes in price, I ticked the "Automatically republish when changes are ...
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Filtering Form Feedback using Google Docs

Does anyone know how to filter respondent feedback into different sheets on the spreadsheet? For example, each sheet collects information for separate classes and I want the form information to be ...
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Table of Contents in Google Spreadsheets

I'm curious to know if there's a way to create a table of contents within a Google Drive Spreadsheet. I would like to be able to set the active cell in the spreadsheet based on what cell (or contents ...
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How to insert empty row in Google Spreadsheets when two rows are not duplicate?

I have a number of rows in a Google spreadsheet. I want to insert an empty row only when two sequential rows are not duplicate. How can I do this?
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How to graph one column against another from multiple sheets in Google Spreadsheets?

I have a spreadsheet here: graph with one column against another from multiple sheets I want to graph the ascent columns against the distance for each of the three tabs on the graph. How can I make ...
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Can I precisely position charts in a Google Docs spreadsheet?

I am using Google Docs to create a "Monthly Report" spreadsheet for a product, and am attempting to make an attractive, compelling experience for the consumers of the report. In this spreadsheet I ...
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Set a send email account in Google spreadsheet

I have 3 email accounts, two gmail (a "corporate account" and a work account) and one personal account not via gmail. We collect requests in a google spreadsheet, where I want to add a hot mailto ...
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Can I Add Multiple “Locations” to a single row for a Map Chart

I have a Google Spreadsheet that I am testing out the Map Chart with. I wanted to test two Charts, Org and Map. So I thought that a list of gods would give me both. However, I ran into a situation ...
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Why is adding folder/files grayed out in Google Drive?

This happened without any warning, but it works fine from my Drive desktop application on Mac. Any ideas?
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How to freeze a row until a similar row shows up on Google sheets?

I would like to make an effect similar to how for example iOS apps persist a table's row until someone has scrolled beside it. example This behavior happens all the time in iOS apps. You can see ...
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How to lock/protect rows/columns width in “Google Sheets”

Using Tools > protect sheets we can protect certain ranges/sheets from begin "edited". But I want to protect some/all of the rows/columns from being resized (a.k.a. lock width/height).
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Which of the functions INDIRECT or IMPORTRANGE slows down my Google sheet that most?

I have a master Google sheet that: Uses the importrange function to fetch data from 8 different columns in 8191 separate google sheets (files, not only sheets/tabs). To be extra clear: in this sheet ...
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How to only use the Google Drive interface (and not the Docs one)

After the switch from Google Docs to Drive I've been trained to do everything through the Drive interface which I now prefer to the Docs one. But for whatever reason the Docs interface is still ...
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Enable smooth scrolling in Google Sheets for large cells

Similar to this question regarding Excel.
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Can I filter or query an importrange in a single formula without importing the range multiple times or using a 2nd worksheet?

Title sums it up, I want to be able to filter an importrange in a single formula, can this be done without importing the range multiple timer in the filter? I want to do this without using a 2nd ...
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Your Time stamp code

I have copied and pasted your code to put a time stamp on a spreadsheet that I am working on and it is working great. Except the day is coming back as "56" for some reason and I don't know why. It ...
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How can I format nodes in a Google Spreadsheets organization chart?

Google Charts allows users to format organization chart nodes using HTML. (Awesome.) I can't seem to find a way to format organization charts in Google Spreadsheets. I'd already be happy having a way ...
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How to jump to a certain sheet when I click the hyperlink in Google Spreadsheets

How to prevent the hyperlink creating a new tab when opened? Is there a way for the hyperlink to 'replace' the current page - rather than open a new tab?
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google.script.run.withSuccessHandler not working

In my Google Sheet script's page.html, I have <input type="button" value="Apply" onclick="google.script.run.setAttributes('abc');"> where setAttributes() is a function defined in Code.gs. ...
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Importrange() Error: “Results Too Large”, how to work around?

I'm trying to Importrange() from a range containing 240,000 cells (40 columns, 6000 rows). The Importrange() function is erroring out with "results too large". What are the limitations of ...
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How Can I Protect Specific (More Than One) Ranges

I have 13 Spreadsheets sharing different people and every day i copy(or editors copy)from before day's sheet and the spreadsheet has lots of formula so i try to lock them for no one mess them but it ...
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Google Sheets permissions issue regarding editors

I have several users who when they are given access to Google Sheets they can't edit the sheets. They can comment and view fine but are not able to edit and input data into the sheet. I've cleared ...
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How to Resolve the Mismatched Row Size in Google Sheets?

I am trying to figure out what the mismatched row size error means. I cannot find a description of what that error means? I have an array formula that pulls data from a responses spreadsheet (from a ...
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Spreadsheet: How to calculate a percentage with a circular reference

I want to calculate a percentage of profit where the percentage is an expense and therefore affects the profit. Let's assume: Revenue 100,000 Expenses 50,000 Profit Percentage 50% Normally the ...
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How to detect previously deleted Google Calendar events

Per this article, Google Calendar events are not really immediately deleted. Therefore, previously deleted events are successfully returned by the methodcalendar.getEventSeriesById(eventId) I need ...
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Subtract Data for Graph in Google Sheets

I'm pulling data into Google Sheets via the Google Analytics plugin, and the report runs automatically, replacing the data on a sheet called Website I then (on a different sheet) have various graphs ...
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Custom functions: Keep getting “There was an error during calculation”

I'm using two custom functions but for some time now I keep getting the following error when I load my sheet: There was an error during calculation; some formulas may not calculate successfully. ...
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Google Sheets trendline broken; file unavailable

In Google Sheets, I've created a line graph. I want to add a trend line. I do so by clicking the blue line and selecting Linear from the trendline dropdown. No trendline appears. Then when I right ...
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Complex Index and Match with three criteria

I need to create a formula that will match three criteria in a range on another sheet, and where they match, return the value in an adjacent cell. The problem I have is that one of the criteria is a ...
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How to get Google Spreadsheets to auto-update a reference to another sheet

Referencing: How can I get Google Sheets to auto-update a reference to another sheet? I am trying to do the EXACT same thing for the EXACT same reason. I assume this is a VERY clever work around but ...
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Countdown timer list

Can someone check the javascript code and see what can be done. I am struggling to add B2 time to the start time I think i need to convert B2 time to milliseconds and them sum with the start time to ...
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How do I avoid cells being printed as “Loading…”?

When I print (or export to PDF), some cells has value Loading... instead of actual value. It looks like Google Spreadsheet was still calculating values when it converted document to a PDF, although ...
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How would I use Google App Script to create a ListBox based on a spreadsheet entry?

Every month I receive a spreadsheet with tickets available with its code, expiration date and type. Code | Expiration Date | Type (3d or normal) ... ... ... ... ...
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Pull data from one sheet (has a locked cell) to another sheet (has a locked cell) every day automatically?

I have a dynamic Google spreadsheet to which I add one more sheet every day. I want to take the data from sheet1 cell D96 (a protect cell) to sheet2 cell D3 (a protect cell) every day. I found a ...
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Sort all sheets by column 1 in first sheet

I’m trying to sort or autosort an extensive Google spreadsheet with various codepending sheets. I have tried to use the sort function but that is to blunt to use in this case. I’m hoping to get some ...
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How to create a simple dialog form in Google Spreadsheets with GAS

The functionality that I am going for is this: Click on a menu option Interactive box comes up with 6 textboxes that correspond with a label each In two of those boxes, at most three, a number is ...
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How do I allow a user to edit a specific column only?

I have a protected range but I want to do the opposite of its function. I only want a user to be edit that specific range. So, how can I have them "view only" for the whole spreadsheet but edit one ...
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Google Docs update values on a 2nd spreadsheet and automatically links and updates values in the 1st spreadsheet

I have 2 spreadsheets. Spreadsheet 1, the initial data is entered manually. I do an importrange into spreadsheet 2 with a order by Col2. This is what I get when I perform importrange (sort on ID) ...