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

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Google Sheets - Script to change individual text color within a cell

I have a Google spreadsheet with hundreds of employee names for a schedule. Each cell has multiple names within that cell that look like this: First Last First Last First Last First Last First Last ...
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Test Google Spreadsheets Add-On with custom functions

I have set up a Google Apps Scripts project with the intent of creating a Google Spreadsheets add-on with custom functions. However, when I use the option "Test as add-on", I can't use the functions ...
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Can I jump to next cell containing invalid data in Google Sheets?

I have a Google sheet containing lots of data, and some of it doesn't respect the data validation rules (and the little red triangle appears). Since I have a lot of data, it's quite a long process to ...
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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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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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Highlight/reject cells that contain any of the values from another sheet

I have a sheet/tab that contains nothing but a single column where each row is a word, let's call it wordlist. In another sheet/tab, I would like to make it so that for one of the columns, if the ...
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Is it possible to have a Data validation with a Custom formula WITH a dropdown list?

I currently have a Data validation of Custom formula on a cell, B8, that looks a little like this: =or(and(B7="Yes",isblank(B8)),and(B7="No",B8>=75,B8<=100))` I'd like to turn the latter ...
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The default number of rows for “Add more rows” at the bottom of Google Sheets

At the bottom of Google Sheet web application, there is an 'Add' button and '1000' is the default number of rows to be added. Can I change this default number?
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How can I create a Google Spreadsheet whose name and cells auto-complete with cells completed on another sheet?

I'm using Google Spreadsheets to manage projects, and I'm not familiar with scripts or macros (though I'd really like to learn how to use it, so if you have any good tutorials or tips, let me know). ...
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Make dynamic array blank based on adjacent values in Google Spreadsheets

I'm attempting to indicate certain months that fall between the end of one period and the beginning of another. I have the months of the year in column C: values 1 through 12. It's a running snapshot ...
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Creating duplicate linked Google spreadsheets that share copy and formatting

I'm looking to create a content calendar on one Google Drive and then have that exact content calendar (copy, formatting, and any new rows that get added) shared as a tab in a spreadsheet on another ...
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Dropdown list based on the result of another cell's dropdown

I want to populate a dropdown list based on a selection of another cell's dropdown list. Here is my spreadsheet. E.g., if user does not make a choice from D20 dropdown menu, therefore F20 dropdown is ...
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Filter rows by a set of numbers from another row

I have row of six digit numbers where I want to filter rows containing exact numbers set. For example: orderid 154934 154935 154936 154937 154938 154939 154940 I want to filter 154935,154937 these ...
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Sum columns based on conditions

I am working for a webhosting company and we are tracking our efforts with Google Sheets. I was trying to find a solution for the following problem: We track our efforts by clients per day, so that ...
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Problem adding Image to hyperlink in Google Sheets

I want an image to be my hyperlink in Google sheets. Here is my formula: =HYPERLINK("google.com/de", IMAGE("http://s5.favim.com/orig/69/hi-love-quote-start-Favim.com-658946.jpg")) The image shows ...
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Change logs for Google Spreadsheets

We've got a large shared spreadsheet which is a chart showing user permissions. It's writable by several people. Although Google Drive allows you to roll back the changes simply its interface isn't ...
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Copy one Google Spreadsheet to another

I am developing a Google spreadsheet that I want to make publicly accessible to a community. I've released the first version of it, and now everybody in the community has that first version's link ...
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How to get most frequent terms from a set of lists?

I have a list on Google Spreadsheets. Each line is a mission, and one of the columns indicates who I've worked together on the mission (which is between 1 and 3 people). The format is "Aquaman, ...
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Update latest spend on Google Sheets based on Date dimension

I have a spreadsheet report -- used to monitor our marketing campaign reports. So my goal here is to be able to update a cell showing the our current spending as of yesterday. How can I go about ...
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Using Arrayformula to compute running decremented total, subtracting the previous cell

This doesn't seem like it should be difficult. I'm keeping a running decremented total owed, where each line may apply some payment against the outstanding debt. Basically: A: Outstanding Owed | ...
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IMPORTXML Google Spreadsheet Amazon review numbers

I am making a spreadsheet which requires me to have the number of amazon reviews of a product. I looked up how to dynamically update the reviews as more came in and came across the IMPORTXML formula. ...
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Averaging the column F3:F breaks as script adds new rows above row 3

I have Google Sheet connected via Zapier to automatically add a new row to my spreadsheet everyone time someone fills out a satisfaction survey on my website. I have =AVERAGE(F3:F) as the top row to ...
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Reference a Google Spreadsheet Row containing specific Text within Google App Script for spreadsheets

I am having trouble finding a function that can reference a row (the number of that row) containing specific text as criteria. I thought that VLookUp would work, but it's not really. Ideally it's ...
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Link in Google Sheets to either create a new document or link to the one that was previously created

I'd like to provide a column in a spreadsheet that allows the user to create a note for the column by clicking on a link. If the note has never been created, it will create the link to a new document ...
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How to prepare data to be summarized with a pivot table

I have a tough one here. I have a Google form where the employees enter the hours they spent working on particular cases throughout the day. The employees often work on up to four cases a day. So ...
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replicating importrange() on copies of Google Spreadsheets files

So I know I can use =importrange(spreadsheet-key, range) And that's fine. But I am doing a monthly control of the sales in my shop. So I want just one big file summing up everything that only I ...
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Automatically create google spreadsheets from master list

I am trying to create new sheets automatically based on a list of items. I came across your answer to a question here , but the example sheet it points to is no longer valid. I am working with this ...
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Formula query to perform dynamic sum

I am creating a spreadsheet which looks up values from a second sheet. I need to SUM various sections in the sheet but these are variable - the row that needs SUMing can change at every fresh import ...
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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. ...
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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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Google Docs equation for adding rolling dates and two different column

I'm a pilot that sometimes flies a plane with a single engine and other times I fly a plane with more the one engine. What I would like to do is have an equation that will take these two columns and ...
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Saving Certain Columns in Google Spreadsheets

I am trying to organize a Google-Spreadsheet to enable "territories" to be viewed in the Filter View. I would like the user to be able to edit the data, but I would like certain Attributes to be ...
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Strange wrong result in Google Sheet using ImportHTML

Please consider the following formula: =IMPORTHTML("http://www.cvr.dk/Site/Forms/PublicService/DisplayCompany.aspx?cvrnr=30436709";"table") Strangely I get this value While on the web pages I ...
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Break line in Google spreadsheet automatically

I have a document in Google Spreadsheets and I want when I enter a bigger text for it to fill the cell and after jump on the second cell and so on. Is there a way to do that?
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Embed Google Sheet in website force default

I want to embed a Google Sheet in my website and want it to return to the "clean" state once I leave the page. If anyone has an idea how to implement this, be it a setting in Sheets or making some ...
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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 does Google know that I am not a human?

Over on stackoverflow I asked a question regarding accessing google spreadsheets with curl, which doesn't seem to be possible any more, even when setting a valid user agent string. My question arising ...
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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) ...
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Create a checkbox-type function that works on the Android Drive app for Google Spreadsheet?

How can I create a checkbox-type function that works on the Android Google Drive app for a Google Spreadsheet? I want to make a to-do list (groceries, trip prep, etc.) that the user can check "done" ...
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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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Google Sheets password protection

Is there any way to password protect an entire sheet as to hide certain elements of it until i have entered a password? Or is there some script or formula anyone knows of in order to accomplish this? ...
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Google Spreadsheet Sub Columns/ Multidimensional data

So, I'm trying to create a spreadsheet to track and graph a rifle team's performance. One page with data, and the rest with the graphs. The data needs to be organized by the date of the practice, ...