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

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How do I cancel editing a cell, in Google Spreadsheets?

I sometimes double-click on a cell to see the formula or whatever, or I just accidentally start typing in the cell. How do I cancel the edits? Esc and Ctrl+Z don't work, so I typically hit Enter and ...
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Can I use column headers in a =QUERY?

Reading the documentation for the =QUERY function1, 2, 3, some of it seems to imply that I should be able to use column headers directly in my query. For example, the =QUERY function takes a third ...
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Google Spreadsheet, put data in a row based on whether a cell has an X in it

I have a list of tutors in a Google Spreadsheet: Sheet 1 Name | Address | Phone | Profile | Subject1 | Subject2 | Subject3 | ... | SubjectN I would like to populate additional sheets with the name,...
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Return text from multiple cells on another sheet with linefeed if dates match

I have an example here of my spreadsheet. Basically my main page has a drop-down (via data validation) where you can toggle through any month and it responds by showing data for that month. What I ...
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Upgrade existing Google spreadsheet to New Google Sheet

I keep getting the message on my Google spreadsheet that I'm using the old spreadsheet. There is an option to create the new Google sheet, but no option to upgrade the existing. Please check this ...
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Date and time stamp automatically added in column [duplicate]

We have a barcode scanner that we use to track student assignments. I am trying to create a Google Spreadsheet that tracks the assignments for each subject. I have been using the following script: ...
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How do I sum MM:SS.sss (minutes and seconds) with Google Spreadsheets?

I was looking at a previous post and they used the cell input as follows =ARRAYFORMULA(SUM(TIME(LEFT(B2:B3,2), MID(B2:B3,4,2), RIGHT(B2:B3,2)))) And it works to a point. But the numbers don't roll ...
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Google Spreadsheets: Add 1 if there is data in cell

I have a spreadsheet of data which lists the inspection results of schools, in which I have a column that states the result or is empty if that particular school has not yet been inspected. I want ...
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Can you get hyperlinks to work in a published spreadsheet?

I created a Google spreadsheet, included a link within it (using the "hyperlink" function) and then published the file to the web. It turns out that when you access it from the web, links don't work. ...
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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) ...
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How do I reference a cell string to use as a note in another cell?

I'm simply looking for how to link one cell's data into another cell as a note. What I have here simply errors telling me I do not have permission to setNote. :/ function noteSetter() { var ss = ...
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Format a Cell with Script

I need to write a script to see if a cells value is found in an array, and if it is change the background color of that cell. Can't do this with "Conditional Formatting" as it needs to compare with ...
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A function opposed to SUMIF?

I have a huge list of matches between clubs and I want to calculate the goals for and the goals against. I could find a way to calculate the goals for, using: =SUMIF (A35:A46, "Liverpool", B35:B46) +...
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importXML strips leading zeros in Google spreadsheet

I extract one number from an XML online file with Google Spreadsheets. Sometimes the number starts with a zero but the spreadsheet removes it. I'm sure the format of the cell is 'plain text' (I press ...
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Google spreadsheets only shows 6 fonts for me?

Reading around various sites online it seems like you can use any number of Google's web fonts on their Spreadsheets web app, however I only have 6 listed: I've noticed some people have had the ...
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Multiple conditions look up

I am having trouble building a spreadsheet, the problem its my data table. I want to be able to pull data from the table, something that will match data from column A, and column B (on the same row) ...
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Using “if” (or other function) to recognize a string and sum values

I started programming just a few weeks ago, got a grasp on the concepts and been evolving on it, since I have certain activities with spreadsheets, I decided to take it to the next level and got stuck ...
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SUMIF and FIND combined?

Here are my columns: Column A has values representing screen resolutions such as "1366x768" Column L has a formula to pull the first half of the numbers (the pixel width) out of the text string =...
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SUMIF not working

I have values in column L and I'd like to SUM what is in column B IF the value in L is greater than 1600 Here is my formula: =SUMIF(L2:L,">1600",B2:B) I'm getting a result of 0 in the cell ...
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How do I prepend a string to a column of cells in Google Spreadsheets?

I imagine this is laughably simple but I just don't know what to do. I have a column (A) of cells with strings in them and I want to simply prepend each string in every cell with a web address: A ---...
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Sum if date is in range

I have a table of random dates A and a sum for each date B. The sum is over all the amounts in D, where the date in C is before the date of A. So B3 is D1+D2+D3+D4+D5+D6 because the date in A3 is ...
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Google Spreadsheet; Function to Search a Sheet for String and Return Value of Next Column

Here is what I have so far. it will: Search for keyword in my other sheet (JSON) When it finds the keyword (modname) it returns the row # The keyword is on the A column. What I want is for a ...
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Update Google Drive Chart based on which row selected

I have a table with some pretty basic data (it's a time series going across the columns, and different budget items going down). I want to create a chart that plots a particular row's data against ...
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Google spreadsheets Conditional Formating Formula

I am having trouble highlighting all cells in a column that do not contain the same text that is found in the first cell at the top of the column. I would like to accomplish this with a conditional ...
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How can I use text from a cell as part of a formula?

I do not want to concatenate a string or show the value like "Some Text " & C12. I need to use the text in a cell as part of the formula in another cell. For Example: I have a cell containing a ...
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Merging spreadsheets

I have three Google spreadsheets that I want to merge into a master spreadsheet, so that each new entry in any one of the three spreadsheets will automatically update the master. How can I do that ...
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Calculate score and ranking in Google Spreadsheet

I want to create a Google Spreadsheet which will work as a ranking system for a game. One sheet, "Ranking", should display the current ranking of the players, based on their points. Another sheet, "...
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Conditional formatting with if formula

On Google Spreadsheet, I want cell D88 to change background color depending on the value in E88. In my head this should work like this (imagine it's a conditional formatting window): =if(E88="yes")...
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Altering the Sort Filter in Google Spreadsheets

I live in Australia and when I'm putting in dates, I place the date, followed by month then the year. However when I am filtering/sorting my spreadsheet it's coming up incorrectly. How do I edit ...
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Count word occurrences in survey feedback

I have a suggestions column in a survey feedback, that's being pushed from the survey provider to a Google Spreadsheet. I'm trying to do a bit of wording analysis on it. For example, I'm trying to ...
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In Google Drive spreadsheet, how do I put tabs at the top of the screen?

I want to make a public Google Doc with tabs similar to https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AifXEOqTcGcLdFVvWk1GRjVJTHJUaTVLcGViR1RRTFE, but I haven't been able to find instructions or other ...
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How can I group a pivot table into weeks or months?

In Microsoft Excel, in a pivot table, you can right click on the dates - while within the pivot table, on a date and select group (from the drop down menu) - then you can choose different groupings, ...
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How many named ranges can a single Google Spreadsheet have?

Is there even a limit to the number of named ranges that you can create within a single Google Spreadsheet? It's rather cumbersome to add a new one, so I would prefer to not just open a spreadsheet ...
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Create chart with total for each score

I have a column within a Google Spreadsheet with values like this: 96 97 96 100 97 97 100 97 95 95 96 I'd like to add a bar chart where each bar represents one of the values and the height of the ...
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Place cell data from a Google Spreadsheet into a Google Document

I'm trying to populate an invoice. I have a Google Spreadsheet that calculates hours per project, and I want to bring that into a Google Document, but despite much searching, have found no way to do ...
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Google Sheets, Suddenly decimalised some of my number entries

I've been using Google Sheets to create a record of car parts, entering: each part's serial number, the quantity of that particular part, the name of the part and the location where I'm ...
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Data validation from other Google Spreadsheet

My scenario : Google Spreadsheet A Google Spreadsheet B I want a Data Validation in one cell in Spreadsheet A that it's criteria is based from a list from a range on the SpreadSheet B. I know ...
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Stacked area graph of time/duration values

How can I create a stacked area graph of time/duration values? I have a set of times for each date which correspond to each leg of a journey. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=...
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Importing Columns of Data

I'm trying to import columns of data from different sheets. Examples SEARS -- (sheet one) (I'm entering the prices manually) 1/2013 $8 2/2013 $5 3/2013 $14 Here is sheet two: (I'm entering ...
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Compare two rows of a sheet to another and show characteristics

I'll try to be clear although english is not my first language. I have a first spreadsheet (let's name it PRODUCTS) containing, in different columns, characteristics of different products (Company/S.N....
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Import Range on Google Spreadsheet

I want Cell D1 of this link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AupKcedJ0nhPdFFyMVhySWNvNzlYTV9RZ1FmYXdKc0E&usp=sharing#gid=2 To be imported to E9 of this link: https://docs.google.com/...
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Track/compare my inventory with my supplier [closed]

I'm trying to use Google Spreadsheets to track/compare my inventory with my supplier, but I'm having some issues. I'm able to download an up to the minute inventory log form my vendor, but I can't ...
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How can I personalize HTML emails using Mail Merge and Google Spreadsheets?

I'm attempting to personalize an email that uses HTML coding. Basically, I've made an HTML template that I want to have say the name of a person within the HTML code as well as the subject line of the ...
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Find items that are not duplicates

I have these cells A1 through A7: Mary Susie Jane Mary Susie Elizabeth Mary I want to get the names that do not appear multiple times, so my results should be Jane and Elizabeth. I don not want ...
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Date Formatting for Deadlines

I have set up a Google spreadsheet for managing projects and due dates, and I need to apply the following formatting to a column of dates, but I'm not sure how: Dates more than 7 days from today: ...
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Split text with Google spreadsheets

I have a Google spreadsheet with 1,500 cells containing items like: 1,300 users 2236 users, 12 companies 15000 users,153 companies <46,000 users, <200 companies I need to split this ...
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How do I conditionally format based on the value of cells in a column?

Unable to create a script. I would like to know if there is one that would allow me to color an entire row based on the value (a different color value) that I will find in the cells of column B. For ...
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Google spreadsheet, sort adds a bunch of rows

I have a function that sorts a table, unfortunately when I call my function it adds a bunch of empty rows at the bottom that I don't like. var kotlijst = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet() ....
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Make a counter, that counts cell change

I have a cell, let us call it A1, that contains an IF function. Cell A1 changes between two types of text: Healthy Injured What I want is a counter in for example B1 that counts how many times A1 ...
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Google Sheets Print Filtered Rows

I use a Google-Sheet (sheet called "Data") for my payroll. In A1 I paste data from another spreadsheet that I use to store all the data for my business ( example value of job, location, date, ...