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Publish spreadsheet as Atom/RSS not possible in Google Apps for Business

I am trying to publish a Google spreadsheet as an RSS feed using Google Chrome. When I go to File → Publish to web and then go to Get a link to the published data, the option Atom/RSS feed is not ...
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How to have multiple users complete a single form in Google Forms

Using Google Forms, is there a way to have a user complete a section of a form, share the form and have another user complete another section of the same form, thereby keeping the combined inputs as a ...
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Track changes in read only shared Google Docs

I have shared a spreadsheet, anyone having the link can see it. Since it is a spreadsheet I update daily, I want to facilitate the others recognizing the last changes. However, revision history is ...
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Notes In Published Google Spreadsheets

I've developed a website for our active adult association. I upload an Excel spreadsheet to Google Drive. It has notes attached to cells. The notes display fine in the converted version in Drive. ...
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Google Spreadsheets: add unique QR code field to a spreadsheet based on a form in google docs using Script Trigger

At the end of each row filled in, using a custom Google Form, I'm adding three more columns: Date of creation Unique ID QR code (it is a list of computers) Unique ID and QR code are unique. QR ...
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How do i move an image/chart to a corner in Google Sheets without the awful margin?

I'm trying to get this image in a corner: As you can see, when trying to move, Google puts an awful margin on the top which makes impossible to get an image on the very top of a document. Any ...
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Insert a datatable directly under my chart in Google Spreadsheets

How do I create a data table directly under my chart on Google spreadsheets? I want to achieve something similar to the figure below. In MS Excel it is called datatable and it is inserted by a click ...
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Formula breaks subtly in ARRAYFORMULA in Google Sheets

I have a spreadsheet document with a formula comparing a list of URLs to lists on two other sheets within the document. I desire to know if each URL on the first list is present on the blocklist, ...
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How do I create a map from Google Sheet data that's in another sheet?

I'm trying to create a Google My Map based on addresses in a Google Sheet "file". This seems to work OK following the standard instructions, except that I can't seem to extract data on anything except ...
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Save daily to my Gmail in Google Sheets

Right now what I have is this in a Google sheet for my company daily lunch program: function sendLunchPerkSummery() { var d = Date(); var file = ...
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How to set Custom data validation in Google Sheets (A really simple step-by-step guide needed)

I'm trying to figure out how to create custom data validation in Google Sheets what are the steps I need to follow to achieve this? For example if I wanted the following validation: // Set the data ...
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Pre-fill field with formula — incremental counter — in Google form

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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Go to changes in Google Spreadsheet (or Docs)

When I see that somebody has changed a document I am working on in Google Drive, I normally want to see where exactly the change happened. Using File > See Revision History... is not really helpful ...
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Google spreadsheets importrange() error: Loading Data

Is there any reliable alternative to ImportRange() in google spreadsheets? After some time the formula brakes, and shows "Error: Loading data... ", and it wouldn't work until I change anything in the ...
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Appearance of Forms I never created in Google Drive

I have some Google Sheets file which I copy and change monthly. I never used Forms, but they are appearing all the time in the Drive and are related to this G.Sheets file as you can see on the ...
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Batch Hiding Function in Google Script

I wrote a function that iterates through every non-blank row in the sheet, checks the value of a certain cell, and then if that cell matches my criteria its row number is added to an array. I then ...
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Automatically adjust corresponding cells when using “=query”

I just learned how to use the =query function in Google Sheets, pulling information from one sheet to the next when a specific condition is met. =query('Sheet1'!A:Z, "select B, D, E, F, G, I, L where ...
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Embedding a Google Visualization Chart inside a Google Spreadsheet

Unfortunately, the embedded charts in Google Spreadsheets do not have the customization I want. I would like to use a Google Visualization Chart instead. The documentation discusses how to use a ...
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How to Modify Matched Cells Across Multiple Sheets with Google Script

My question is a fairly complex one, but I'll do my best to clarify exactly what I'd like to do and this requires some background: I have a Google Spreadsheet used for user administration in my ...
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Can't unmerge cells

I have a lot of data in a Google spreadsheet that depends on charts I spent ages trying to make look pretty. There is a stupid block of merged cells that won't unmerge, and when I try to ...
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How to make script slow down in GoogleSheets Script Editor?

I have a script thats attached below, and the problem I'm facing is that after it has keyed in "ticker" to Raw Data in b1, my entire sheet is never done loading and thus when its time to check if it's ...
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Change logs for Google Spreadsheets

We've got a large shared spreadsheet which is a chart showing user permissions. Its writable by several people. Although Google Drive allows you to roll back the changes simply its interface isnt ...
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How to avoid selecting a cell address when using the arrow keys while editing a cell

Sometimes, while editing the contents of a cell, using the arrow keys will not move the cursor but instead inserts the address to an adjacent cell. Here is an example of this problem with a ...
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Data validation from other Google Spreadsheet

My scenario : Google Spreadsheet A Google Spreadsheet B I want a Data Validation in one cell in Spreadsheet A that it's criteria is based from a list from a range on the SpreadSheet B. I know ...
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Is there another way to click on the hyperlink in a Google Spreadsheet?

I am aware of the process to click a link on the spreadsheet. However, is there a way where the user of the sheet can directly click on the link? I am trying to prepare a decision tree where, once a ...
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Apps Script Webapp accessing Google Spreadsheet gets #VALUE! on every cell

I have a Google Spreadsheet with a couple of sheets that get data from other spreadsheets via ImportRange function and then calculate numeric values based on that data. Then, I assembled a code ...
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Microsoft Excel 2010 is password protected but opens in Google Spreadsheet showing all locked and hidden formulas

This is a huge problem. When we email a password protected Excel file with hidden and locked cells to protect formulas, they open on a Droid showing and allowing manipulation of all protected ...
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delay in updating referenced cells when using importrange in google drive

Im using the importrange() function in Google drive to reference data from 'spreadsheet1' and display in it 'spreadsheet2'. This works fine, but 'spreadsheet1' and then go to 'spreadsheet2' its not ...
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Qualtrics + Google Spreadsheet integration

I'm looking for a way to use a Qualtrics survey as a data source for a Google spreadsheet. My client wants a google spreadsheet that automatically updates based on the latest survey results. I've ...
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In Google Spreadsheets the xPath method with Google Maps don't work anymore?

I've used this query to calculate distance between two locations, now it won't work anymore, and returns the error xPath query didn't get any result (translated from Italian, I don't know if is the ...
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Reference an entire sheet in Google Sheets

Is there a way to reference an entire spreadsheet with a cell reference in Google Sheets? Say I wanted to find out how many cells in Sheet1 were non empty. In sheet two I'd want to do something like ...
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Import a CSV file from a URL to Google Docs and update it periodically

I'm looking to pull data from a CSV file that gets update regularly into a Google spreadsheet that I can format the way I want. I know how to import the CSV as a one time thing but I don't know how to ...
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How to change default row height of a migrated Google Spreadsheet

The old Google Spreadsheet has a default row height of 17. The new Google Sheets has a default row height of 21. After a spreadsheet is auto-migrated by Google to the new Google Sheets, the original ...
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function to verify all cells in active row

I have a function which is triggered onEdit to enter an ID in new table entries: function IdGenerator(e) { // Get the active sheet var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); // Get the ...
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Help me check if this URL is ok to query with Google Chart

For the last couple of hours been trying to get this work. I setup a demo sheet with just two colums: Name Value A 22 B 33 C 44 D 12 And want to plot it. I put this URL into ...
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How to combine and consolidate rows from multiple sheets into one and sort them?

I've few sheets where rows are populated dynamically via IMPORTXML and ImportJSON with the same columns, but they can't be sorted. So I'd like to generate new sheet which will populate rows from ...
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Is there a way to stop Google sheets from telling me to use Ctrl C?

I know the keyboard shortcuts for cut, copy and paste, and I use them frequently. But there are times when using the mouse is much more convenient. Especially if I want to copy a whole row, I prefer ...
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How can one serve a single google spreadsheet cell content to a web page?

I can embed a Google Docs/Spreadsheet's whole tab/table on a web page. Is there a simple way to publish the (unformated) content of a single cell?
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Why is there sometimes no “Move to trash”/“Move to bin”

I'm trying to clean up some old Google Sheets, but some of them don't have a "move to bin" menu option: Other spreadsheets do have it: What's the difference? How can I delete spreadsheets that ...
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How to grant a specific list of user to access Google Form?

Currently when I click on the "Send Form" button in Google Form and user will be able to input the form when they know the URL. Is it possible to grant a specific user to have access to the form? (So ...
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Dynamically creating sums from lookups

I was trying to do something similar to this post: Google Sheets advanced lookup + sum But I just can't figure out how to amend it for my purpose. I'm basically building a diet plan, where I have ...
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How to save temporary variables in Google Spreadsheet formula?

I'm trying to create a formula in Google Spreadsheet which looks like this: if (x < 0, x + 1, x) It means if x is smaller than 0, return x + 1, else return x. However, x itself is an ...
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onEdit Script to auto run Filter on a tab

I'm trying to find a script that will run in a particular way, see below: it runs on a specific tab in a spreadsheet needs to either re-run a filter that i have in place on the tab OR can filter out ...
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Setting multiple protected ranges with one range value inputted

Id like to set protected ranges over several sheets and ranges of the same spreadsheet in a Google spreadsheet. The normal way to do a range is 'Sheet One'!A:L What id like to do is be able to ...
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How to directly view a Google Visualization API Query URL as a human-readable table or web page?

What is the correct syntax for the URL (see also a related question about documentation) to view a Google Visualization API Query result as a web page containing the tabulated results of the query? ...
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Disable Drag & Drop Google Sheets

DEFINING DRAG & DROP: In google sheets if you have a cell or cells currently selected you can perform an operation on them. One such option is to move your cursor to the edge of the selection ...
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Auto import CSV into existing Google Sheet

I understand how to upload and convert CSV files to Google Sheets -- but how can I set up an automatic upload of all new data from a CSV file into an existing sheet? I have a CSV file that lives on ...
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How to prevent user from downloading my Google Sheets

I have made a few useful spreadsheets for my company. I want to put them on Google Sheets, so my colleagues can use it online to make inputs and get results. But I do not want them to know the ...
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Hyperlink to a cell in a Google Spreadsheet

I want a user to be able to click a link that sends them to the specific cell in a specific spreadsheet. The spreadsheet must be in edit mode aswell.
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Google sheets equivalent of self-referencing in Excel

This is, in my opinion, one big advantage Excel has over Google sheets is the self-referencing formulas. What I mean by that is: say in cell A1, I'm changing the value in there a,b,c. And according ...