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

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Normalizing and grouping dates in Google Spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet pulling together various readings taken of hours heater has run, electricity units use for that period, and outside temperature. For the last 3 months, the electricity usage and ...
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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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How do I print comments of a Google Spreadsheet?

Can I print the comments of a Google Drive spreadsheet? And if yes, how? I should mention that the print should not be on the same page.
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Can a Google Spreadsheet be recalculated if it's not manually opened?

We have some Google Spreadsheets that use the ImportHtml() to pull in some real messy tables. Then on on an alternate page we access the above data and pull it into a nice cleanly formatted table via ...
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Is there a way I can set only a certain sheet visible in Google Spreadsheets?

So lets say I have a Spreadsheet and I press the share button to Public (no edit except me). I have 2 sheets but only want other users to see 1 sheet. Without having to create another document is ...
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How to use ARRAYFORMULA and SUM together to get a column with the sum of the proceeding rows

In Google Sheets, I have the following data: | A | B | C | ... | N | TOTALS | 1 | 123| 425| 324| ... | 234| =SUM(A1:N1) | 2 | 123| 425| 324| ... | 234| =SUM(A2:N2) ...
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How to anchor all the cells on the page in Google Spreadsheet

To anchor cells in a Google spreadsheet so that you can drag the values/cells/formula, with one or more of the linked cells/values remaining constant you can follow these steps: ...
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Monitor webpage changes using Google Spreadsheets

I want to monitor a web page. The best solution I found was Google Spreadsheets (apart from feed43 which has limitations). I'm using the importHTML function in Google Spreadsheet which will update ...
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Looping through the range of cells to test the dates

I am trying to create a function to check the dates in 'Dt' sheet and return Match or Not Match. It works fine with when I display my answer in MsgBox, but when I try to do it in one of the ...
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Single Response Spreadsheet (with multiple sheets) from multiple forms

I have four surveys (google forms) from which I want responses to go to a single response spreadsheet (each on a different sheet). It appears in the form view that I can select to have the response ...
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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 make SQL JOIN of two tables with Google Spreadsheet?

I am just figuring out how to achieve an apparently simple problem. I use to have data as in database tables in my spreadsheets. It's simple data but I often need to use =QUERY function and would be ...
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How to make Google Spreadsheet editable only at certain times

I need to create a document (something like a Google Spreadsheet) where multiple users could insert their names in, but within a limited time span. They could edit the document only from Monday (8pm) ...
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Consolidate List of Similar Data into Single Row in Google Spreadsheets

I have a Google Spreadsheet that lists donations given by constituents with a unique account number. Several constituents have made more than one donation in a given period of time listed separately. ...
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How to automatically refresh date in Google spreadsheet published to the web?

I am using Google Spreadsheets to maintain a register of all students in my school and track their monthly payments. Each student has a separate Google spreadsheet maintained and in the spreadsheet I ...
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Preventing Paste Overwriting Cell Formatting in Google Sheets

I have a spreadsheet used for booking employees onto training sessions. It's very simple to use; the person booking simply enters their employee number into column A and column B, C & D ...
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Google spreadsheets showing “shared with xxx” count greater than actual?

For every one of my Google spreadsheets, the sharing settings is on "Specific people can access", and each sheet is shared with 3 people I know. Their names are listed when I click on the blue "Share" ...
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Is there a way to neatly format length in Google Spreadsheets across multiple orders of magnitude?

I have a spreadsheet with a column for length with values ranging from millions of kilometers to fractions of micrometers. Viewing it all in meters as unformatted numbers directly is awkward since you ...
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Google Spreadsheets: Identifying and Working with Any Cells that Match

I am trying to find a function, or a series of functions, that allow me to (1) Identify if any cell in column A matches any other cell in column A, (2) add numbers in Column B that occupy the same ...
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Return name of range as string in Google Spreadsheets

I have a range that is named apple in Google Spreadsheets. I thought a method like getRangeName("apple") would exist. I want to get the names of many ranges and set them as the header for the columns ...
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Moving down the fixed page numbers in a Google spreadsheet

Can you move the page numbers on the left side of the screen down? I have a list that I need numbered, but the very top of the list (meaning the first column) has the categories for said list. So that ...
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Display Columns For this weeks Data

I'm trying to create a to do list schedule like spreadsheet that would show only the data presented for the current week. I've been having some difficulty figuring out how to display the data of ...
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MATCH Function does not work

MATCH function does not appear to work at all. Given the following data: $7,109.19 | $867.19 | -$5,374.81 | -$11,616.81 =MATCH(MAX(FILTER(B122:U122, B122:U122 < 0)),B122:U122) returns the error ...
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Get data from specific date in Google Spreadsheets

I’m trying to collect data from specific dates in a Google spreadsheet. For example, I want to get the data from January only. Is this possible?
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Creating a Chart with independently indexed series

I have a data series that looks like this: 0 317.59 1.4 317.59 1.5 408.77 2.15 408.77 2.25 440.46 2.98 440.46 3.08 471.37 3.12 471.37 3.17 ...
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Import Google Spreadsheet range if a column contains a particular value

I want to import a range of data from one Google Spreadsheet (1) into another (2), but only when Column J in spreadsheet 1 contains a 'yes'. I'm using the following formula: ...
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Google Spreadsheets Data Validation - Unique Values

I have a google sheets document which contains two sets of data in separate worksheets: Public IP addresses Private IP addresses In my private IPs worksheet I want to create a dropdown which ...
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Google Sheets Custom Sort

I need help creating a script to select only rows 15 to 630 (a15:z630) of my "DASHBOARD" page and sort these rows by column A (date). The first 14 rows are frozen and must never be sorted. ...
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'New Row' Spreadsheet List function

I have set up a Google Docs Spreadsheet to use as a job booking in system for my design agency. I'd like to have this where the newest jobs are at the top, but at the very top is a blank row, where a ...
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“ImportXML” function in Google spreadsheet for “answers.yahoo” site

Please help me understand why this formula =importXML("http://answers.yahoo.com/search/search_result?fr=uh3_answers_vert_gs&type=2button&p=cloud","//ul[@id='yan-questions']") is not ...
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Error in Query function with aggregate function in two column & Pivot

I have an error while using query function which I have used in “Solution” Sheet. Below is the function that I have used: =QUERY(Problem!A6:G3493,"Select C,sum(F),Sum(G) group by C Pivot D label C ...
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Auto receipt filler

I have a spreadsheet that has two sheets, in which I pull data from for making printable receipts. At this point, I am doing it manually by copying the data from the first and second sheet and putting ...
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Prefilled Google Forms with Google Spreadsheet Data

I'm looking for a way to 'pre-fill' a Google Form with specific data from a Google Spreadsheet. The form will have the same 'standard' questions for everyone, but the data in the first two question ...
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Google Spreadsheets formula error

I have the following formula in a sheet that works in Excel but comes up with an error in Google Spreadsheets. =(IF(A6<=TODAY(), INDEX($AS$2:$AU$12,MATCH(A6,$AS$2:$AS$12,1), ...
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Spreadsheet Data into a Form

I am building a simulation (a "create your own adventure") for my students in which they use a Google Form to select into which of 5 groups they would place 25 first graders (Round 1). I get the ...
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Using a dynamic OFFSET & ISBLANK() function

I have a spreadsheet I'm working on that we use to run large corporate events. Each segment length has a length as well as corresponding start time. I want each cell in the time column to look above ...
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A simple spreadsheet sorting

In a Google Spreadsheet I have different groups of cells in one column to auto-sort. All cells in this column have same pattern of data, all datum have it's own cell and it's needed to be sorted into ...
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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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How do I reference only the elements of a multi-column range that meet particular conditions?

I have a spreadsheet made up of several individual sheets: one sheet for each category of product and one sheet designed to be a "global view." In each sheet is a 3-column range of variable length ...
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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 set hot keys to a customized menu item in a Google Spreadsheet?

I am working with Google Spreadsheet APIs, and found that customized menu item is highly useful. I created some but am now wondering whether I can specify a hot key for each?
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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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How to make Google Spreadsheets recognize data as numeric

I have the opposite of a fairly standard problem -- how do I force Google Spreadsheet to understand that a value is numeric? It seemed like using Format > Number should do the right thing, but it did ...
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Copying cells in Google Spreadsheets and pasting into text file adds quotes around each cell

Copying cells in Google Spreadsheets and pasting into text file (tried with XCode, Notes, Text Edit - the below applies to all) adds quotes around each cell. How can I avoid those extra quotes? Also, ...
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Query google spreadsheet and display single column?

I am working on using Google Spreadsheets as a gradebook. I am attempting to display only a student's grade, not an entire classes. I am integrating this into my wordpress site. The function I want to ...
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Create new document within spreadsheet and link

I would like to create a spreadsheet script that allows me to create a new document every time I click on a new cell or row and then have that document links back to that cell.
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Google spreadsheet revision history — too much detail

For word processing, Google Docs revision history is great. However, for some of my spreadsheets, something isn't working right: Revisions are not grouped together, multiple for each minute. "Show ...
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Google spreadsheets - “=ImportHtml DIV” how to?

I play Runescape and I want to make a tool that people can use to make profit in the game. My problem is that I am not sure exactly how do use a command to pull data text from a div element. The ...
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Change value in one cell through a formula in another cell

I am trying to capture a timestamp for when a spreadsheet is first edited, and ONLY keep that first timestamp. However, NOW() updates each time a spreadsheet is edited. I found a working formula ...
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Copy data from google spreadsheet

I want a script which will copy data from google spreadsheet paste it to gmail directly. So here is the example :- Name | Age | Heman | 20 | Harry | 34 | So ...