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

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Highlight cells, which content can not be parsed as number

How can I highlight cells whose content is not parsable as number? thanks!
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Query(ImportRange) throws “Formula Parse Error”

I'm working with Google Spreadsheets and I've run into a wall with a query(importrange) function. =Query((IMPORTRANGE("URL","Sheet Name!A2:P1000"),"select ...
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Script to create a new worksheet in Google Spreadsheet

I want to be able to have a button on a Google Spreadsheet. The user clicks on the button and a new worksheet is created based on a template (or blank existing worksheet). The new worksheet should ...
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How to sort a Google Sheets Query by a custom ordering

I have a table of choir members with a “name” and a “voice type” column. How can I write a query that orders them by decreasing pitch level of the voice type (i.e. soprano > contralto > tenor > bass)? ...
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How to order category by numerical order with text in cell

I want to arrange my C column by numerical order, however the cells themself have text in something like "503 in Kitchen & Home", I want it to detect the number but ignore the string. Is ...
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Freeze columns in Google Sheets for multiple users

Is there any way for multiple users working on a Google Docs spreadsheet to freeze columns and rows the same way filter view works?
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If time is before 17.00 use 17.00 OR if time is after 17.00 use value in cell

Headline says it all. I'm trying to calculate worktime in minutes. Ex: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1GmGyi4kQf8I2qvEJjfG3OZvm_n_kBbsw_doTi9J0KCk/edit?usp=sharing I have to state when ...
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Extending dget to a column in Google Spreadsheet

Given the following formula: =dget(Sheet2!$A:$C,Sheet2!B$1,{"USER ID";$A2}) Is there a way to alter this formula so that it fills all the values in a column? I've tried with arrayformula, changing ...
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Formula for smart, scale-aware number-formatting in Google Sheets? (e.g. 1,024 → 1k, 1,816,724 → 1.8M)

Any recipes out there for a "smart" number formatting formula for Google Sheets that's "scale-aware," a la Rails ActionView's distance_of_time_in_words method? I would expect to enter a number like: ...
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Trouble linking entries from two sheets for automatic update

How do I have text information from one column (Sheet 1, column C) automatically feed into Sheet 2 column A so that, when Sheet one is updated through the Google form it is linked to, the information ...
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How can I trace precedents in Google Sheet

In Excel we can trace precedents and dependents. Can some one help me with something similar for Google Sheets? I have got the code for dependents from http://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/50149/88163. ...
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Link to a filtered view based on params

I have a spreadsheet1 with the following columns: name, country, value In another spreadsheet2 I'd like to have set of clickable links based on parameters: param1, param2, link where: link ...
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Subtract values in a list that fit certain criteria within Google Sheets

I've got this sheet where I do some basic accounting, and I want to be able to input the balance in my pocket every once in a while. The idea is that the expenses I record until the next balance will ...
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How to automatically increase the exponent in Google Spreadsheet?

In a Google Spreadsheet, I put in the following numbers in a column, each line is an entry in the column. 100 100*1.01 100*1.01^2 100*1.01^3 The highest exponent of 1.01 is 3 for now. But I would ...
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Google Spreadsheets Dropdown Lists

So I'm using Spreadsheets to tabulate some data. I have 2 sheets, one that displays everything with drop down lists, and the second that has the information. The second sheet looks like this: ...
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AutoFill dates but skip weekends

I need to auto fill the some dates which is easy and I know how to do. However, I do not know how to do this skipping the weekends. I want it to auto fill skipping weekends and jumping to Monday.
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I need to hide/show a group of columns in Google Sheets in a simple way

I need to hide and show in a easy way a group of columns in Google Sheets. In Excel I used a Macro with a button, but in Sheets I cannot put a button. How can I add buttons with custom functions in ...
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How do I find what is in a particular cell on the same row as another on based on a match?

I have the following query in Google Sheets: =IF(ISERROR(MATCH(A2,Sheet1!A:A, 0)), "No Match", "Match on Row " & MATCH(A2,Sheet1!A:A, 0)) I want to return the value in column C of the matched ...
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Custom highlighting style on Google Spreadsheet

I am new to Google spreadsheet and I'm wondering if there are any other ways to draw attention to a box rather than just change its colour. I want to emphasize a box drawing a circle on it. I saw ...
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Google Spreadsheet, Google script, calculate

I want to grade my students and give them feedback. So they make an excercise, I will give them the feedback if they do it perfect or not perfect. I want also give them grades. Question: So I have ...
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Google Sheets Problem with Chart Axis

I have a Google Sheet with a some data that I need to chart. The horizontal axis should be a list of dates. When I plot the chart, though, it's inserting dates that aren't part of the data set. For ...
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Automatic currency conversion in a Google spreadsheet

I would like to add an automatic conversion thing to my spreadsheet. I have two columns, A1 titled Money in USD and B1 titled Money in BRL. I want to make it so whenever I enter a value in the USD ...
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Need to be able to refer to a sheet within a count function

I have a Google Spreadsheet I'm working on. Each tab has new data that's pasted in on a weekly basis, for example, I just created a new sheet called 5/5/2015 and included the data within. What I'd ...
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How can I get a unique ID when I submitted an answer in Google Form?

I am using Google Form for my customers to submit their opinion. I read this and this, but I have some questions which these two posts haven't mentioned. Is it possible for my customers to know their ...
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How to count numbers in nearby cell with criteria in Google Sheets

I am trying to use Google Sheets to count the hours that my staff works every month. So far I have this: In the left, my staff write their name and the account of hours they have worked that day. ...
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Conditional Filters Formula in Google Sheets

So I have a cell C4 in which I have an item list for a data validation. Below, I want to create a filter that will take all the entries in another sheet named All and compare that to the C4 cell. So ...
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Joining Two Tables and Merging Cells

Say I have list of users and their info. Each user can have multiple accounts, and the "paid" status of each of those accounts may be "no" or "yes". A user may have one or two paid accounts. My first ...
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I created a button in a panel (dialogue window), when I push the button I'd like to appear a new panel (dialogue) window

I created a button in Google Spreadsheet. When I push the button a custom window appears. In that window I have two buttons, one to close and one to see a new window. Everything goes well except the ...
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Can I use Google Chart Gallery in Google Spreadsheet?

Google Spreadsheet has column charts but I want to use "drawAnnotations" like this (Annotations). Column chart does't show bar value as "drawAnnotations" on top. My chart included these; First ...
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Why does not the picture in column A move with the sorting A to Z of column B?

I'm using Google Spreadsheets, first column is picture then B column is name. When I want to sort it A to Z, all the names get in alphabetical order, but the picture stays in the same position.
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How to sort Google Sheets columns by row height

I'm working on a sheet that involves multiple columns corresponding to various data. Each column has a varying number of cells of varying heights with wrapped text. What I want to do is make the sheet ...
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In Google Sheets, can you apply a regex to a generated range?

I have a list of UK postcodes, looking roughly like this. Entries may not be unique. A1 1AA A1 2BC A1 3PN B2 4XY B2 5LH C3 6NJ They're in a range named Postcodes. I've set up the following ...
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Formula which will grab specific cells and concatenate them together but only if they are not blank

So I have this formula currently, but it breaks when nothing is in any of the cells. I'm expecting this of course, as I haven't told it to do anything when ISBLANK is TRUE. So my question is, am I ...
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Extraction of integer value from dropdown list inside the same cell?

Using Google Sheets. In one cell, I have a dropdown list that is generated from a concatenation of integer ID column and name column. To get the value of the integer from the selection, I have another ...
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How do I select my highest rated beer/s in a pivot table?

I'm using Google Sheets. I have a table of ratings of beers: |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------| | Beer | Brewery | Style ...
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Turn a table into a list of row/column/value tuples

I want to turn a table like this | | apple | banana | chia | |----------+-------+--------+------| | antelope | 1 | 4 | 2 | | bear | 6 | 3 | 9 | | cheetah | 8 ...
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For range X, when empty grab column A and list them in a single cell, coma separated

I'm compiling stats for our Boom Beach team, which means I have to log attacks by each players for each operations. An operation is launched every day and all players should perform their attack in ...
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index() match() join() I want to show all duplicate results disregarding their order

I'm trying to write a formula to make volunteer-task scheduling easier. In the database I have lists with volunteer names that have chosen specific tasks and specific timeslots. I wrote a formula to ...
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Forcibly format column as Date in sheets onOpen() with Javascript

I have a simple sheet that gets some date data submitted via a form. The form works great, data is collected, but I have to click on the column, and do Format → Number → Date in order to get dates to ...
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Ensure results stay in redesignated column and don't migrate back to original column

Before updating my spreadsheet to fetch new information from the provided scripts, I insert a new column in between the input column (A) and the results column (B). I want my new results to be next to ...
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Google Spreadsheets SUMPRODUCT/COUNTIF in Arrayformula

Actors\Genre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 A B C D I need to get the counts of the movies by genres acted by the actors in the column and the movie data is in another spreadsheet, "data". I tried the formula ...
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Google Spreadsheets updating after every change, which is too often, slowing everything down

I have a lot of independent functions and information in my sheet, and every time I make a slight change somewhere in the sheet, it seems like the entire sheet is being saved and re-updated. So every ...
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Can't filter a column to see all cells containing `@` in Google Spreadsheets

I'm trying to filter a column to show cells that contain @ (as in an email address) but when I put @ in the filter box it comes up with a blank. Any ideas? An example spreadsheet here. Here is ...
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Generate a formatted Google document from spreadsheet

As the title says, I have data (Q & A grouped by subject) that I have to export to a document file. As shown above, the source data on the left should be formatted like the example on the right ...
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How to consolidate information from different sources in Google Sheets

So I have a Google Sheet with several sheets (tabs) in it, like so: Sheet 1 - Weapons Legend A B C D A = Date 5/3 John Sword 10 B = From 6/3 ...
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Is there a way to force someone to enter a non-empty value/string in a cell in Google Spreadsheet?

I want to make a certain cell to be mandatory in a Google Spreadsheet. Can this be done? I looked through the Data > Validation and the criteria does not have anything for checking null.
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Get unique values from range of cells

Let's say I have a column of values (e.g., first names). There may be some duplicate data (some first names are very common). How can I get the unique values? In SQL I would do SELECT DISTINCT ...
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How to apply formula to multiple cells without it adjusting part of the formula

I'm having a little bit of a problem and was wondering if your expert knowledge could help me out. Formula in question: ...
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Formula in Google Sheets to lookup contents of another cell

I'm trying to create a formula that brings back a certain cell depending on what another cell has in it. But the formula I'm trying isn't working. It's working for other things (what I thought was the ...
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Adding an overtime column to a Google Sheets template that includes the overtime rate in the total

I would like to use this template to log bi-weekly hours. It is almost perfect except that there is no column for overtime hours. How would I add an overtime hours logging column that would add the ...