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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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How can I get a cell to change it's value based on another cell's color?

So I have three colors in column F, green, grey and red. What I want is for column G to display a number (1, 2, 3) depending on the color value of F. Is there a way to do this? Here is a link to a ...
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Advanced date logic in Google Spreadsheets

I have the folowing situation: Today is 4/9/12. I have a cell with a date in the sheet that is 4/13/12. This cell should turn red since it is within 7 days from the current date. What is a ...
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Single Response Spreadsheet (with multiple sheets) from multiple forms

I have four surveys (google forms) from which I want responses to go to a single response spreadsheet (each on a different sheet). It appears in the form view that I can select to have the response ...
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Reverse (or repopulate) a Google Docs Form

I created a Google Docs form that collects (mostly) biographical and contact data from users. Now I would like to reverse the process and repopulate the form with each user's input, one page per ...
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Get data from specific date in Google Spreadsheets

I’m trying to collect data from specific dates in a Google spreadsheet. For example, I want to get the data from January only. Is this possible?
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Advanced formula in Google Sheets

I'm trying to make a worksheet that gives graphs of data in other worksheets. I had the idea that the user could choose which worksheet they want to use. For example, there are 3 worksheets with data ...
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How do I create a box plot chart in Google spreadsheet?

I want to create a simple boxplot from 1D data, which doesn't seem to be supported by the default Insert → Charts. There is a histogram gadget but I haven't seen any boxplot gadgets. Do I have ...
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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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Send an email with attachment using Google Apps Script

I have a Google Spreadsheet with a list of emails. I want to build a routine that send email automatically to those email addresses. I also want to attach a PDF to this email. The PDF file is located ...
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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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Monitor webpage changes using Google Spreadsheets

I want to monitor a web page. The best solution I found was Google Spreadsheets (apart from feed43 which has limitations). I'm using the importHTML function in Google Spreadsheet which will update ...
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Google Spreadsheet Formula Applied To New Row

If I have a formula (of any kind) spanning A1:A30 (just as an example), when I right click and insert a new row, it doesn't have the same formula. Numbers (and I believe Excel) allows this, is there ...
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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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How to format the date in this Google Docs script

I've come across this rank checking script. I'm not sure exactly where I found it but it's built on Google Docs and a script which automates the rank checking process. I understand a bit of coding ...
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How do I create a multiple choice question in Google Forms based on spreadsheet data?

I am making a Google Form for evaluations. I will have a multiple choice question in there and the available options have to come from a list of items, say on a spreadsheet or a text document. I have ...
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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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Protect Formatting (Validation)

I have a very complicated tool that I developed that produces a mass amount of information. Technically, the whole sheet should be a database drive website. However, it is a spreadsheet: ...
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Google Spreadsheet generate random numbers with Math.random()

I'm trying to write a script function, which calls the Javascript Math.random() to generate a random number between [0, 1), like this: function f() { return Math.random(); } and I call it from a ...
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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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How to do a date formula in Google Spreadsheets

I have to do a query that increments automatically the date year by year. For example I use this formula: =INDEX(query('Scheda Intervento'!C3:K14;"select sum (K) where (F >= date '2013-01-01' ...
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Google Spreadsheet changing cell references on its own

I have created a Google Form with an attached spreadsheet. Within that spreadsheet I have created several sheets to sort the answers to my liking. Sheet 2 is just an exact copy of all the original ...
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For every occurence of x insert a new row beneath it

I'm using XPath in Google Spreadsheets. In some of my cells I receive fetched results, in others I get #REF!. The explanation given is Array result was not expanded because it would overwrite ...
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Add new row while keeping functions in new Google Spreadsheets

In the new Google Spreadsheets, I'm trying to make a simple spreadsheet which will assign points to my salesmen regarding some actions they complete. I would like to be able to add a new row below ...
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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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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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Transfer data from a form to a new spreadsheet

I have a simple form that inputs entries into a spreadsheet in Google Doc's. All I want to do is open a new sheet and import the data from the forms spreadsheet so I can manipulate it in my own way. ...
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Pre-fill field with formula — incremental counter — in Google form [duplicate]

I have a Google Docs form that I use to track my customers complaints. Is it possible to have a "counter" field pre-fill with an incremental number? I want my customers to have a complaints number ...
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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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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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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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Solutions for Converting a PDF form to an online fillable form in google forms [on hold]

Often we need to convert pdf forms like this to online fillable forms using google forms, so does google allow to programmatically create forms ? And how is it possible to convert such forms to ...
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How to add adjacent cells in Google Sheets

I am looking for a way to add up cells under a name. For instance, I am trying to tally all of the assists the character "Annie" got in a few different games of League of Legends. I am looking for ...
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Entire sheet as a function

Is it possible to use an entire worksheet as a function? I would like to be able to define the inputs to the worksheet and then select a certain cell as the output and copy that multiple times. I ...
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How can I set conditional formatting on particular cells that depend on another cell's value in Google Spreadsheets?

I would like to colour the background of a row in Google Spreadsheets: For example: If cell Dx = title 'To do' or 'title 'Done' then cells Fx to Nx are filled colour black. If cell Dx = title ...
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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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Can you link directly to a new copy of a Google Doc or Spreadsheet?

Is it possible to craft a URL (or bookmarklet) so that when clicked it opens a fresh "copy" of an existing Google doc or spreadsheet? Apparently it used to be possible by appending &newcopy=true ...
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Is there any option to operate with 2 lists in one list in Google Sheets?

Is it possible in Google spreadsheets to have one list which is somehow divided into 2 parts and both of those parts consist of different lists? Something like iframes in HTML.
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How can I copy cell values rather than references from one sheet to another in Google Docs?

How can I copy cell values rather than references from one sheet to another? Right now using Filter, Query and ArrayFormula creates references which create empty cells and disallow sorting of the ...
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Count related to date items in a Google spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet that shows how many are still completing a task at two and 8 weeks. Col A Name Col B has Start a date Col C is the WeekNumber of the date from col A (Using WeekNumber Script) ...
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Google sheet multiple column lookup

I have a table that looks like this: A | B | C ---|--------|--- 10 | Item x | 1 10 | Item y | 1 10 | Total | 2 20 | Item x | 4 20 | Item z | 5 20 | Total | 9 Now I would like to perform a ...
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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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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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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.
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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 Conditional Formatting based on another sheet's content

I am trying to set a conditional format in Google spreadsheets and I am having some difficulty. I am not sure if I should use a cell reference or if formula. In my first Sheet called "Roster" there ...
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Get last date from a column on a different sheet

I'm looking for help on the following: How do I get the last date from a column in sheet1 returned in a cell of sheet2 I tried it with: =FILTER(Sheet1!A:A ; ROW(A:A) =MAX( FILTER(ROW(A:A) ; ...
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Google Spreadsheets Query( “where a matches '/[A-Z+]/' ”) condition

According to Google Query documentation: matches - A (preg) regular expression match. haystack matches needle is true if the regular expression in needle matches haystack. Examples: where ...
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Google spreadsheet thinks Chrome is Firefox

I am an Ubuntu user with Google Chrome 39.0 and whenever I enter a Google Spreadsheet-document (with Chrome), I get a warning header saying that "This version of Firefox is no longer supported, please ...