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Is there any way to use a formula in a Google Sheets filter view?

I have a sheet with a column of numbers. I'd like to create a filter view that only shows rows with a value greater than 500, but I can't find any way to do that. There are lots of different numbers, ...
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Google Spreadsheets Conditional Formatting with color

I want to add a column of cells together only if the particular cell is colored green. Can I do this using conditional formatting on a google spreadsheet?
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Get a list of items missing from array in google spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet where I'm using the trailing set of columns as a kind of foreign key; I'm trying to throw an error if someone enters a value that doesn't exist. I'm thinking one way to do this ...
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Default sheet in Google Docs spreadsheet

Is it possible to mark a sheet as "Default" so that if anyone opens a Google Docs spreadsheet, the corresponding sheet is opened instead of the first one?
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Is it possible to add conditional formatting when number changes?

This is probably not possible but... I'm looking to update cells in a Google spreadsheet using the conditional formatting tool.(Changes to SERPs rankings) So when the number in a cell is changed, ...
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Return value in column A in preceding cells in column B using an Array Formula

I've been looking for a solution to this for days now. How do you fill cells in column B (using an array formula) that are preceding the cell in column A with the value of column A only when cell in ...
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How to use a named column in a calculation based on a cell value in Google Spreadsheet

Playing with named ranges, I discovered it is possible to name a whole column (say "September") and use it in rows: =September*K4 What I'm trying to achieve now is that the value of the column ...
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Is there a way in Google Sheets to order blank cells first?

When I sort a column in Google Spreadsheets, the blanks always seem to sink to the bottom. Can I have rows with blank cels be organized first / highest? Alternatively, is there a function wherein I ...
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Create a dropdown list of options from VLOOKUP

What I'd like to do is get a dropdown list of options from a VLOOKUP type function where I can select the value for the next lookup. Example Here the data I'm using for reference. Notice "AAA" ...
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“Go to” search in google spreadsheet

I want to have a search feature at the top of my spreadsheet that will actually take me to a row, on the same sheet, based on searching a column for the matching information. So, I want any user to ...
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How can I make a Google spreadsheet Function reference one column's value and adjust it to a different Value?

I am trying to create a spreadsheet that will calculate varying sizes. I need it to reference a key where a letter is an established size such as H=1984, S=672, etc. so as that that column can be ...
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How can I set the increment value for Google Spreadsheets to auto-increment?

I have a series of cells referencing other cells: | Row | a | b | col B shows | |-------------------------------| | 1 | 1 | =a2 | 2 | | 2 | 2 | =a4 | 4 | | 3 | ...
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Google Spreadsheets function to filter by date and count text strings in certain fields

I'm not very experienced with Google Sheets, but I found a function here on Stack Overflow and modified it a bit to do almost everything I need: =COUNT(FILTER('2014 Form Data'!$A:$A,'2014 Form ...
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Google Sheets, Suddenly decimalised some of my number entries

I've been using Google Sheets to create a record of car parts, entering: each part's serial number, the quantity of that particular part, the name of the part and the location where I'm ...
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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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How do you extract a number from a URL as raw text?

So I have a list of Google+ profile links in a Google Sheet https://plus.google.com/112337650380234682548/ How can I extract the number on the end in a seperate column? I've tried ...
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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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Dynamic generation of cell list / array from range value in Google Spreadsheets

I want to create an array/ a list of cells (i don't know the exactly terminology), in rows or columns form, covering the range between 2 numbers Fox example, I have 2 cells, A1 = 3; B1 = 10 I want ...
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Merging spreadsheets

I have three Google spreadsheets that I want to merge into a master spreadsheet, so that each new entry in any one of the three spreadsheets will automatically update the master. How can I do that ...
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Calculate time values in a single Google Spreadsheet cell

Is there a way to add two times, or durations, in one line in a Google Spreadsheet? Something like: =1:14:25+0:17:12 I know that I can use the time command in-line, and that I can add times from ...
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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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Create a master sheet for formatting in a Google Spreadsheet

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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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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Having an issue with horizontal scrolling in Google Spreadsheets

When I try to scroll horizontally in Google Spreadsheets using the track pad, nothing happens. However, if I scroll vertically first, I can then scroll horizontally if I don't pick up my fingers from ...
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Trying to query one sheet to inform another

Someone at the google+ apps script forum suggested I ask you guys about this project I'm working on. See the whole (pretty short) thread here: ...
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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 to parse a date and time in the format 2012-12-12T00:00:00+00:00?

I have a CSV file with dates in the following format: 2012-06-20T00:00:00+00:00 Is it possible to parse a date or date and time in this format? The goal is to turn it into a date and time that ...
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Countdown timer in javascript [duplicate]

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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Referencing a Range Name from a different spreadsheet

I would like to create a spreadsheet that contains name, phone number, address, email address of many individuals and I will define the data as a range name "Index". Then I would like to create a ...
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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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Custom Actions in Google Drive Spreadsheet

I find that I often change specific cells from black on white to white on black when I'm making spreadsheets. It get's tedious to change the background color, then the foreground color over and over ...
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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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How to make a protected range appear normal in Google spreadsheets

I have a project in Google spreadsheets shared with several other users. There are sensitive formulas throughout that I have protected to prevent accidental deletion or overwrite by the other users. ...
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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 (Query) - Conditional Formula

We're trying to create a query based off whether or not specific "Categories" have been selected. Here's an example of the categories they would select: Channels Arts & Entertainment ...
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Spreadsheet: function to watch row for changes

Is there a spreadsheet function (Google, Excel, Numbers, or otherwise) that can watch a row and update a cell with the current date when any cell in that row changes? If not for the entire row then ...
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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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Google Sheets: Evaluating each cell in a row based on the cell adjacent to it [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up a spreadsheet the will color the background of a cell based on the text within another cell. This would have to be set up in a row so that if (for example) B2: contained "done", ...
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Google Spreadsheet add rows until marker

I have a spreadsheet of the form ItemA Subitem1 5 Subitem2 4 Subitem3 7 <potential marker> ItemB Subitem 4 I want to sum the values next to Subitem to a total next to ItemA, ItemB, ...
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OR function doesn't work inside FILTER [duplicate]

When I use FILTER(A2:A; OR(C2:C >0; D2:D >0)) I get different range intervals error, but when I remove the OR it doesn't return an error. So why OR function can't be used with FILTER function?
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Is GOOGLETOURNAMENT defunct?

I do not follow the NCAA Division I Basketball Championship but am interested in the accuracy of current advice re Google Spreadsheets. One of the functions is GOOGLETOURNAMENT which, rumour has it, ...
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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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automatic date filling in column B when column A has a value in Google Spreadsheets [duplicate]

What function I need to choose so that when in column A I enter a value , the date in column B to fill automatically ? I tried to do this : B2==if(istext(A2),today(),"") The problem is I the date ...
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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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Is there a way to link a “Choose from a list” style question in a Google Form to a list of data (e.g. in a spreadsheet)?

Would really appreciate some help from any experts in Google Forms. Is there a way to link a "Choose from a list" style question in a form to a list of data (e.g. in a spreadsheet)? This would mean ...
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Count word occurrences in survey feedback

I have a suggestions column in a survey feedback, that's being pushed from the survey provider to a Google Spreadsheet. I'm trying to do a bit of wording analysis on it. For example, I'm trying to ...
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Query multiple Google spreadsheets

I have the following sheets: ListA ListB ListC Note: at each sheet I have a column which contains YES or NO. How do I query all my lists (spreadsheets) where myBooleanColumn equals to YES/NO?
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How can I group a pivot table into weeks or months?

In Microsoft Excel, in a pivot table, you can right click on the dates - while within the pivot table, on a date and select group (from the drop down menu) - then you can choose different groupings, ...
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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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Partial sum of columns based on row identifier

I have a spreadsheet with list of persons ("players"), and for a each person I have following values: ID number (unique) Name (just text) Score from round 1 Score from round 2 ... Score from round ...