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

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How to return the latest date in Google Docs Spreadsheets? [duplicate]

I would like to return the latest date from a number of dates in Google Docs Spreadsheets. In Excel MAX(E2:L2) would give me the latest date, but Google Docs just gives me a number: 40505 instead ...
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Is there a way to speed up the auto-increment routine in Google Spreadsheets?

The solutions that have been provided for this question does the job, but when more people submit data at the same time, things go wrong. The same number is used in multiple rows. Is there a way to ...
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How to move to the last active row in a Google Spreadsheets

I am using a Google Form to insert data into a Google Spreadsheet. Is there a shortcut to move to the last row where data is entered?
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Conditional formatting using other cells in Google Docs

I could use some help with conditional formatting. I would like to format the first 6 cells in a row in a Google Docs file based on the following condition: If column A is not empty and column C is, ...
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How to add minutes and seconds only, in a Google Spreadsheet?

How can I add minutes and seconds only in a Google Spreadsheet? Example: I want to add 1201:01 to 390:35.
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Google Script for pulling gmail addresses into a spreadsheet

This Google Script goes through and finds the emails in my gmail which are in a label called "LabelToGet" and send me a link to the spreadsheet created with these emails. It works well, but I have ...
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Google Spreadsheet downloaded as CSV comes out on 1 line?

I have created a very simple spreadsheet of 3 columns with about 5 rows of data (as a test). When I download it as a CSV it comes out all in one line; I would expect each row to be a separate line. ...
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Google Spreadsheets sum only shown rows

Is it possible to sum a range of cells while ignoring rows which are not hidden? Thanks
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Spreadsheet to calculate weekly increase

I'm trying to create a spreadsheet with my weekly cardio and weight training average times and a total of time spent during an average visit. I would like the final column to display the in/decrease ...
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Allow trailing whitespaces in Google Spreadsheets

I was working on a Google Spreadsheet and I found that it does not allow more than one white space anywhere. Is there any option to stop auto trimming on text? I searched it but didn’t found any ...
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Google Spreedsheets Maths Date [closed]

In column A, I have today's date 18/06/2013 and I want to add 25 days to it, but because I have a list of 100 dates (all different) I need to do the same thing that =DATE(2013,06,18)+25 would do but ...
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Creating a class roster in Google Spreadsheets from a split result

A lecturer from the European School of Physiotherapy in Amsterdam stumbled on a particular script I prepared, hoping it would resolve a problem he had. After having had a little chit chat, it turned ...
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Why would this Google Spreadsheet onEdit script be so slow (2 secs to change cells, 3 secs to update)

I've put together a script for a spreadsheet based on what I have seen here and other sources that should provide a simple username and timestamp function. I have another spreadsheet that uses a very ...
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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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Google Spreadsheet Timestamp for columns B & D? [duplicate]

Found this script on one of the questions answered in the forum what I don't know enough to make it work. I would like it to time-stamp date and time in column B when they check in and then a separate ...
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INDEX-MATCH to get a MATCH and use that MATCH in a second INDEX-MATCH

I am trying moving from an access database to google spreadsheets. In my workbook, I have 3 google sheets: merged_data (merge all data) studentsANDemployers (studentID, student_name, employerID) ...
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Use specific currency symbol in Google Spreadsheets

'₴' is a currency sign used for the Ukrainian Hryvnia. It's in Unicode since 2004. I want to use it in spreadsheets as a sign for money values, but Google Spreadsheets doesn't understand it as a ...
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If cell equals a value then move row to different Google Spreadsheet

I've got a script that sorts a Google Spreadsheet when a value in a column is changed. I'd like to add to the script the following functionality: If the value for column E = "Complete" then the ...
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Google SpreadSheets - Change value of a cell based on a drop menu of values on a different sheet

I want cells in a column, to have drop down menus. Then, the rest of the row needs to match the corresponding column set. Here's an example that explains what I want: Sheet 1: A1, a drop down menu ...
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How Do I Combine Columns In Google Spreadsheets?

I need to combine multiple columns into a single column, so: one four seven two five eight three six nine Becomes: one two three four five six seven eight nine
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Google spreadsheet cell outcome dependent on another cell’s range

Example: column A1 is $35.00. I want column B1 to be a percentage markup value dependent on the value in A1 (i.e.: 75%). So if A1 is between $1 and $10, B1 = 75%; if between $11 and $20, B1 = 60% and ...
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google spreadsheets timesheet calculations

I have a timesheet that I use to log my time. It works fine if I log in and log out. It works at the end of the day but doesn't work in all configurations. For example, I want it to work if I only ...
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Google Spreadsheet Paste

I need to copy and paste content from one sheet to another sheet within the same file, keeping formulas where there are formulas, and keeping data where there is just data. I tested every "paste ...
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Total of column if adjacent cell is true while subtracting from another column

I have data like in the following table: +---+-----+-----+ | A | B | C | +---+-----+-----+ | 0 | 5 | 30 | | 1 | 0 | 30 | | 0 | 15 | 40 | | 1 | 0 | 40 | | 1 | 10 | 50 | ...
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How to zip two columns together in a Google Spreadsheet [duplicate]

For example columns are setup as: A | B ----- 1 | a 2 | b 3 | c 4 | d 5 | e I want to be able to make column C be like this: C --- 1 2 3 4 5 a b c d e via formula. The two columns ...
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Return a blank when cell reference is blank—Google Spreadsheet

I am using the following formula in a Google spreadsheet to calculate the number of days between two dates (dates are in columns G and AL). The problem is that some of the cells in col AL are blank, ...
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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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A high score list: filtering out non-personal bests

I have data in two columns, sorted by the second column. As follows: A, 1 D, 2 B, 4 A, 6 B, 7 ... I need to filter it so that the first column is unique. I.e. the value in the first column only ...
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Creating multiple instances of a cell value in Google Spreadsheet

I have a Google Spreadsheet with the following data: A B ----------------------------- 1 | Number of responses | Value 2 | 1 1 3 | 3 ...
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Get value of cell on the left of current one

Which is the correct formula to get the value of cell on the left of current one. I've tried =OFFSET(INDIRECT(ADDRESS(ROW(), COLUMN())),0,-1) but it populates the error of circular dependency.
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Excel to Google Spreadsheet problem

I emailed an Excel spreadsheet as an attachment to my Gmail account. I then chose open as a Google Spreadsheet. When I opened the Google Spreadsheet, it was missing some formulas and had changed some ...
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Handling variables with data from another sheet on google drive calc

I have a Google Drive Calc File, Google says in their web help how to reference data from another sheet, but what happens if what I need is to make the reference depending on my fields on the new ...
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Shortcut to insert new row in Google Spreadsheets?

Is there a way to do this without using the menu? I have seen references to ctrl + space and ctrl + +, but this no longer works (zooms in and out in Google Chrome)
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In Google Drive, how to search something in a Spreadsheet while using Android Tablet? [closed]

I have a 1000 rows Google Spreadsheet in my Google Drive and using the Google Drive app on my Nexus tablet. I can't perform a search or use Ctrl+F option. Any ideas or alternative ways to achieve ...
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In a Google spreadsheet, how do I list unique items, modified by a regexp?

I have a Google spreadsheet with items and prices. Column D has the prices, column C has item names, some of which contain multiple words. When an item has multiple words, only the first one is ...
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Google Spreadsheets Messes Up Comments When Sorted [duplicate]

I added comments to a bunch of cells. When I then sorted the cells, the comments did not follow their original cell and now was connected to the new cell. This is a massive problem and now my ...
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How to count the occurrences of 'STRING' in a row, but only if that row begins with 'IFTEXT'

I have a sheet with employee time logs, as follows: Name Day1 Day2 Subtotal of 'OFF' days this period Jess PRESENT OFF 1 Bob PRESENT PRESENT 0 Name Day3 ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Spreadsheet via URL?

One can link to a Google Spreadsheet via key, and via key and worksheet id: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=SOME_KEY ...
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Google Spreadsheet Form Responses in to an already made sheet

I have a template form and matching spreadsheet that need to be copied multiple times. When I make copies of the two, the copies are not linked for the form responses to go to the newly copied ...
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Using INDIRECT() in sheet reference range

I have a separate sheet with some data where a user's input will reference the row number of a sheet. I'm trying to reference that sheet by inserting the column letter and taking a number input from a ...
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How do I populate a cell in one spreadsheet to a cell in another spreadsheet in the same workbook in google docs?

In Google Spreadsheet, I have created a master spreadsheet that I complete with the amounts of the items needed. I would like those numbers to auto populate in each individual spreadsheet in the ...
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Download list of contact information and check if Google Account

I'm looking for a way I could: retrieve a list of all my contacts and their email's and In order to retrieve a list of all of my contacts into a Google spreadsheet, I exported them as a Google CSV ...
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Google spreadsheet multiple auto-sorting

In a Google Spreadsheet I have different group of cells to auto-sort ascending i.e. table range a3:c16 columntosortby = 2 table range d18:f31 columntosortby = 5 table range g33:i46 columntosortby = ...
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Google Spreadsheets Filtering data in another page and changing data in the original

I have a lot of data that I need to filter. I did it in another page and that's good... but now I need to put some values in that page... and transfer that data to the original. This is the formula ...
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Changing the A B C … column labels

The picture above shows what I am referring to. I'm looking for a way to change these " A, B, C, ..." labels to describe better the content below each. A would contain what date, B what length I ...
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Google Spreadsheet: how to get value of cell by row key and column key

Suppose I have a workbook with two worksheets, data and view. data is structured in "database" style, i.e. with a single header row and unique keys in the first column, e.g.: Country GDP ...
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Google Spreadsheets: how to specify entire sheet as range?

The best workaround I have found so far is: worksheet_name!$A$1:$YY but ideally I would like to be able to simply write, e.g.: worksheet_name! So, does anyone know: is there a syntax for ...
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How to have Google Spreadsheets automatically complete cells with previously used data

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet to fill in my mileage. Since I'm using many addresses more than once, I want to make the process of filling in easier by (like Excel or Open Office) having the ...
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Google Spreadsheets refuses to leave out commas

On the spreadsheet in question there is a column that contains plain numbers in a particular sequence. As an example: 3040513, 3050513, 3060513 etc. Sometimes when typing in the next sequenced number ...
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Google spreadsheet: Importing only certain rows

Regarding Google spreadsheets, document 1 has many rows of data. How do I import into document 2 only those rows that have a certain value in column C?