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Add Drop Down Boxes into total

I'm trying to style this sheet better so a user can select items from Everquest Next Landmark and get a total of all the items needed to craft it all. Basically if they want to add up a copper ...
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Creating email price alerts for online products with Google Spreadsheets?

I'm trying to figure out a way to get an email or text notification when an item's price drops below a certain point. I've tried using ImportHTML and ImportXML with Google Spreadsheets but can't seem ...
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Problems with Excel spreadsheet pasted into Google Spreadsheets

I exported an Excel spreadsheet into a Google Spreadsheet. The cells aren't showing. How can I get them to show, and how can I create new cells, columns, and rows?
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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, ...
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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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Google Spreadsheets: How to count items meeting criteria in multiple columns

In Google Spreadsheets I need to count instances of a certain value but only when they match either of two values in another column. So below I would ask for the count of all brown animals that are ...
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Custom Score for Spreadsheet

I have a Google form that has multiple choice answers. I want to score the document (the spreadsheet that is generated) by giving each answer a numerical value (not just right or wrong, but answer A=1 ...
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How to merge multiple rows in Google Docs?

I've got a Google Sheet with columns along the lines of: URL | Pageviews | Time on Page The same URL is sometimes on multiple rows and I'd like to merge the two other columns together so that the ...
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Populate Google Form field from spreadsheet to generate unique url

I have a customer satisfaction form that I am going to send out to multiple people. I'd like to link that survey to a unique incident number. Each person can fill out a survey multiple times for ...
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How can I use Google Spreadsheet to format Date in DD/MM/YYYY format?

First thing's first: my spreadsheet's locale is properly set to UK: If I paste in the following date: 30/09/2013 21:15 Then click Format > Number > Date time Nothing changes. I also can't ...
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Work around app script for notifications on new google spreadsheet

I need a work around app script for notifications on new google spreadsheet. I would like to have an e-mail notification sent to me if someone makes changes or additions to column D.
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How do I split multiple rows / insert a row below every existing row, in any spreadsheet program?

I use a spreadsheet to keep track of journeys in a lift-club. Each day has its own row, and the number of lifts given to a person will be 0, 1 or 2. I realized that the algorithm for the lift scheme ...
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How do I merge cell data into a new column?

A | B ----- 1 | a 2 | b 3 | c and I'd like to have a third column that merges the data like this: A | B | --------- 1 | 1, a 2 | 2, b 3 | 3, c currently I can kind of do this one row at a time ...
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Assistance with my 1st Script to run inside Google Spreadsheet

I need a simple script to run in a Google spreadsheet that takes the text in cell A7 (which is a formula but without the equals sign in front of it, so the sheet treats it as text. And puts it in ...
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Google Spreadsheets: How to drag down 'A1:A2', 'A1:A3', 'A1:A4'

Title basically says it all lets say every day (1 day = 1 row) a number is being added in column A I want to have column B show the total of these numbers. However, if I drag it down, it keeps ...
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Make first row in Google Spreadsheet column names

I cannot figure out how to turn the first row of a Google Spreadsheet into column names so that I can sort the spreadsheet by column without losing the variable names at the top of the spreadsheet. I ...
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Continue formula on Form submission

I want the following formula to be continued on form submission: =ARRAYFORMULA(D2:D*E2:E+L2:L*M2:M+Q2:Q*R2:R) I came across =ARRAYFORMULA(FILTER(D2:D;D2:D<>""*1.2)) this formula works perfect ...
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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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Google Spreadsheet print column-wise

I want my Google spreadsheet to import data from another Google spreadsheet. And I have successfully done that. But now I want to design a game in which I need the data to be imported and written ...
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How to search multiple columns in Google Spreadsheet and return values in other columns?

I have two spreadsheets and would like to enter a value into cell A1, have it check multiple columns in a spreadsheet named 'data' and output information from other columns if it's a match. ...
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Looking for an “isFormula” formula for Google Spreadsheets

Is there a function that will tell if a specific cell has a plain (manually entered) value or has a formula?
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How do I debug “The action you're trying to perform is causing a fatal error and cannot be performed” errors?

Since today, I'm no longer able to edit a specific Google Spreadsheet. Every time I try to make an edit, no matter which kind, an error message is displayed: The action you're trying to perform is ...
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Group by and ordering inside a group in Google Spreadsheets

I have the following data in a Google Spreadsheet: 1 shiplu rice 2 sharmin rice 3 sharmin fast food 4 sharmin salad 5 rafiq burger 6 nazia noodles 7 rafiq salad 8 rafiq ...
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Use sort function but filter results

I'm looking to use the =SORT function on some data, but I only want the first result with that name. Column A contains a Name, column B contains a level, and column C contains a date. I'm currently ...
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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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Split content with multiple lines into multiple rows and columns in Google sheets

I like to know if it is possible to split an entire paragraph contained in a single cell, into multiple columns and paragraphs using formula's in Google sheets. This is what the text in the cell would ...
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Count the number of Fridays in a specific month

I would like to find the number of Fridays for a specific month via function in Google Spreadsheets. For example, for January 2014 the value would be 5 and for February 2014 the value would be 4. ...
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Cube rooting a negative number does not work?

I tried using this formula for cube rooting but it doesn't seem to work. =ROUND(C38^(1/3)) The value of C38 is -2. I'm getting the following error: Imaginary numbers are not supported in real ...
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How do I write or read Google-Sheets “comments” on mobile devices?

In a Google-Sheet called Field Schedules for Google web-apps at http://drive.google.com you can right click on a cell to open a context menu with the option to "Insert comment." Let's say for example ...
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Google Drive: Pasting Spreadsheet Into Doc Woe's

I'm trying to paste a few cells from my spreadsheet into my document. The problem is that the spreadsheet never fits correctly into the document, even though all the cells are smaller than the space ...
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Simultaneously sort multiple ranges on a single sheet in varying orders

I am trying to find a way using a script if possible (or formula) that will allow me to reduce the number of operations that I have perform to sort data in a particular google spreadsheet. Currently, ...
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CONCATENATE a string with an ArrayFormula

I have the following string in column H and I. H2="http://" I2="aaa" H3="http://" I3="bbb" I want to have a auto-generated J column, which results like: J2="http://aaa" J3="http://bbb" So I put ...
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Help with a previous question you answered

I noticed this code from a thread I was reviewing as I needed the same functionality to provide a timestamp when a particular row is edited in a Google Spreadsheet; function onEdit() { var s = ...
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forms automatically generate individual sheets

Is there a function which will allow data submitted via forms to create an individual sheet within my master file, in addition to being incorporated into the master list. For example, in the data ...
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sharing only select rows

I'm trying to create a sheet with data compiled via application forms which are filled out by many people. I want to be able to edit that information and share portions of it with the people who fill ...
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Daily running average in Google Spreadsheets possible or not?

I work at a job wherein I receive tips. I have set up a sheet to keep track of the tips I make throughout the year. I have all the formulas set up that I want, save for one. I am trying to figure out ...
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Is there a more efficient formula to use than just copying and pasting?

D3 =(B3^3.0)-(B2^3.0) D4 =(B4^3.0)-(B3^3.0) D5 =(B5^3.0)-(B4^3.0) D6 =(B6^3.0)-(B5^3.0) D7 =(B7^3.0)-(B6^3.0) .... I rarely used Excel but since I don't have it installed on my computer I'm using ...
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Applying IF Statement to entire column

I currently have an IF statement that checks a cell in column B if it is blank. If it is blank it returns No in the corresponding A cell. If it does have a string, it returns Yes. I currently have ...
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onEdit only updates top row after pasting (editing) multiple rows

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet and have a script that updates the "last email" column with a date stamp when an employee enters an email address into the prior column. The problem occurs when my ...
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Hide gridlines in Google Docs spreadsheets by default?

I general like to hide spreadsheet gridlines. Google Docs has them on by default when you create a new sheet. Is there any way to have them hidden by default?
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Does text overflow a Google Spreadsheet cell if the cell next to it is empty?

In Microsoft Office Excel a long text string is readable over multiple columns whenever the next (right) column is empty. Is that also possible within Google Spreadsheet?
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google spreadsheet filter, string equivalent

Columns D, E, and F store names that represent 2-3 person teams assigned to the name in column A. The teams are assigned to multiple names and thus appear in multiple rows. The teams' composition ...
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Google Apps Script - exceeded maximum execution time

I'm currently developing a new spreadsheet for my company to make one of the tasks we do on a weekly basis more easier - the way it works is data is imported into this spreadsheet and then the scripts ...
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Force cell to zero if result is below zero or N/A

I currently have the exact function set up here: Summing a column based on another column in Google Spreadsheet The number I'm getting from the query is almost always negative (a list of ...
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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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Take data from a specific row

I'm making a form where people can enter in certain dimensional grades for a specific name. So each row of the spreadsheet will probably read something like: Name | Strength | Agility | Luck John | ...
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Google Spreadsheets: Create a master sheet for formatting

I have a sheet for each month's personal expenses with a chart and all. I am still changing formatting and have to change everything for every sheet individually. What I would like to have is: An ...
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How to display a character when a value in the same row is the highest value in its column?

I have the following example table: A | B a | 5 b | 3 c | 1 d | 9 <=== expected result e | 0 f | 4 So it should display d as in the other column 9 is the highest value.