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Calling a date with =concatenate is resolving to strange number

Using: =concatenate("Review Check on ", B2) B2 is "4/20/2015", that I created using the date insert shortcut (command+; on Mac). The final cell resolves to "Review Check on 42114"—the “/”s have been ...
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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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Google Query For Dates in Last 30 Days

I'm trying to figure out how to do a google query for dates in the last 30 days. I'm using a wordpress plugin that lets you display spreadsheet data and do queries. Here is the current working query ...
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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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In a google spreadsheet, how can I delete all rows containing given text that could be in any column within the row?

I'd like to be able to delete all rows in a google spreadsheet where a given text string exists anywhere in the row. The text being searched for could be in any cell in the row, and also could be part ...
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Show number in a cell - based on a value from another cell

I need help with the question on the picture. Can anyone make a formula for me? Thanks
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JDBC to Google Sheet - Start at specific MySQL row. (Prevent extra server load)

My code is working just fine, but it is clear that it goes through each row in the database each run. This needs to run every minute so I'm concerned with the server load that this may create. (And ...
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Associate cells to imported ones with importrange in Google Sheets

I have the following issue: I have table A with several columns and I use the following function to import some of data to table B: ...
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How to limit the length of data in a cell in Google Sheets?

Is it possible to put a limit to the length of cell content while entering data into a cell using Google Apps Script or any other way?
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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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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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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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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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Can Google Forms & Sheets serve as a kind of DB?

Pardon the naive way I am expressing this question. I'm a teacher trying to create a database of grades. I'm trying to figure out if Google Sheets and Google Forms is sufficient for my task or if I ...
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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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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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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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In a Google Spreadsheet, can I avoid references to cells in other sheets from breaking if I remove/add a row?

I have a spreadsheet that has two sheets. One takes entries and a second manipulates content from the first and displays results. If I remove or add a row, the references in sheet two change, killing ...
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How to add line breaks in a cell before specific keywords in Google Sheets

I'm new to Google Sheets and I was wondering how to tell GS to insert line breaks in a cell with text if there are some one or two letter before the text. For instance, I have a cell like this: I ...
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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 ...
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Print text associated with a value

I have a Google Sheet that collects data and analyses any trends. What I'm trying to do is figure out how to output the text value associated with the numerical value. Example: Apples 7 ...
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Text to columns conversion in Google Spreadsheets

How do you do a text-to-columns conversion in Google Spreadsheets? For example, I have the following data string in one cell: 5,233,6,2,6,7,2,2,6,6 I want to break it apart by the comma separator ...
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Google Spreadsheet Time of Edit

I'm currently working on a file with my team. I would need to add a script that returns the following: For a specific column of a specific sheet, when was it edited and by whom into a comment for that ...
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Date Formatting for Deadlines

I have set up a Google spreadsheet for managing projects and due dates, and I need to apply the following formatting to a column of dates, but I'm not sure how: Dates more than 7 days from today: ...
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Google Spreadsheet protected cells

I have created my spreadsheet with protected cells scattered throughout the document in google docs. Now I want to duplicate the spreadsheet and have the protected cells in the new worksheet keep the ...
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Google Sheets Function to get a shortened URL (from Bit.ly or goo.gl etc.)

I have a Google spreadsheet that builds Google Analytics links. I'd like to shorten those links. I tried the Bit.ly example but even their example does not work. How can I do this?
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Google Spreadsheet criteria if cell above is blank

I am trying to get a sum of column values in a Google Spreadsheet only if there is no value in the column above. Consider the following example: A | B | C --------------------------------- ...
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Change an input value in a cell to another value depending on what the input was

What I would like to do is change a number input in the rating column (G3:G9001) to the corresponding number of stars (from 1-10). Howerver I could not figure out how to do this. As a test I tried to ...
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Removing comments completely in Google Spreadsheets

After I've resolved a comment in a Google Spreadsheet, is there a way to delete the whole comment email chain which is currently stored in the comment button on the top right hand side of the ...
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Google Spreadsheet limit ArrayFormula

I'm using ArrayFormula to calculate multiple ranges and its slow because its trying to calculate everything in that range even though it has nothing in it. Is there a way i can limit the ArrayFormula ...
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Multiple views of master spreadsheet that allow editing of master data

I have a monster spreadsheet with lots of contacts in it. Each contact is a row, with different attributes as columns (first_name, last_name, number, etc.). There are a hundreds columns—i.e., too many ...
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Javascript string() function in Google AdWords

Is there a simple way to implement the Javascript string() function in the basic Google AdWords interface? I want to pass some variables returned from a campaign management script to a spreadsheet ...
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Auto Sum Question

On Google Sheets, I enter my sales for the month in Column F. How can I get column F to Auto Sum so that the total always appears below the bottom entry?
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Time Triggered Script to Change Cell Contents

What I want to do is for example: A time will be manually entered into a cell say D3, when it is 20 minutes before this I want cell D1 to change to "20 MIN", WHEN IT IS 5 minutes before I want to ...
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Dynamic Values in a formula?

I have a google sheet where I am using this query to pull data from another sheet : =QUERY(IMPORTRANGE("SHEETLOCATION","Master Customer!A1:u10000"),"Select Col3 Where (Col18='Survey Complete' and ...
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Format credit card numbers as four digit blocks in Google Spreadsheets

I have this credit card number in a Google Docs spreadsheet of the following format: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX How can I make it display like XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX or XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX where they're in ...
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How to add some text value in cell

I am newbie in Google Spreadsheets, but I would like to know how I can select a column with values and add in every selected cell some text, i.e <KB> . Is possible to perform via Regex ...
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Google Sheets auto-format the highest value in a row of cells

I have a set of data like so: A|B|C|D 1 9|3|5|4 2 7|6|6|6 3 3|6|2|7 4 6|9|4|7 And I would like to auto-format the highest value in each row. So, for instance in row 1, A1 would get the ...
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Google Spreadsheet adding new lines in between

I've encountered an issue with Google spreadsheet. When I'm trying to add some text, I'm noticing a new line being added in between. Is anyone else having the similar issue?
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How to SUM() a column from one Google Spreadsheet in another spreadsheet

Has anyone been able to return the SUM() result of a column in one Google Spreadsheet to a different spreadsheet? I am trying the ImportRange(key, criteria) but I am not having any success. I am just ...
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How to make Sheets recognize worksheet tab colors from imported Excel workbook

I have some workbooks I'd like to upload to Sheets. Pretty much everything, from formatting to filters, makes it over reasonably well from Excel to Sheets except for one glaring exception: worksheet ...
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Google Docs invitation to edit on my Outlook email address

I have got an invitation to edit a Google doc on my outlook.com email address, but every time I click on the link, I get the message “You need permission”. I am signed in to my Gmail account as well ...
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How to count specific items in column?

I just started using Google Spreadsheets. I have a question concerning "counting" a specific word/item in cells. Example: Column A 1. HAT 2. HAT 3. SHOE 4. CANE 5. SHOE 6. HAT 7. - 8. - ...
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Script error trying to populate form drop down menu from spreadsheet

We are trying to link a list on a Google Spreadsheet to a drop down menu on a Google Form. The twist is that this Google Spreadsheet list will be continuously updated and needs to automatically ...
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Google Spreadsheet - Create a function to copy range (values only) to a new tab at specified intervals

Looking to find a function that can copy the values only from a range I am importing from the web at a certain time. Have found a lot of functions that are similar to what I need but can't nail one ...
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How to send cell as argument for function?

I am trying to write a custom function for Google spreadsheets that checks the formatting of a given cell and acts accordingly. I know that I can give a string as argument and get it to work but then ...
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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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Applying formula to lookup value in array of cells in Google Form Responses

I have a Google Form response sheet, part of which contains several columns (say B:G) that will only have a single value between them. The form asks respondents for their county of residence and then ...
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Is it possible to select a whole column for chart data in Google Spreadsheets?

I've got a Google Spreadsheet that's written to by a sensor system approximately every thirty seconds. Each insertion adds a row to the bottom of the spreadsheet. I've got a graph of this data. ...
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Using cell reference with COUNTIFS formula

I am trying to get this formula to work =countifs(J6:J365, "=David & Victor", K6:K365, "=g3") where G3 is a date value (e.g., 02/24/14). I am trying to count the instances in my spreadsheet ...