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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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Is it possible to link a cell in Google Spreadsheets to a Google text document? (not spreadsheets)

I learned here on Web Applications how to link a cell in Google Spreadsheet to a cell in another Google Spreadsheet: How do I link a cell in Google Spreadsheets to a cell in another document? Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Case insensitive character string filter for multiple individual columns (dynamic input for each)

I'm looking for an efficient way to filter a data set by multiple individual, case insensitive character strings for multiple columns in a Google docs spreadsheet. I can already achieve this by ...
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How do I reference a cell from a Google Spreadsheet in a Google Document

I would like to create a Google Spreadsheet and reference a cell(-range) from that spreadsheet in a Google Document. Basically, I want the spreadsheet to be a variable holder where I can input data ...
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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 Sheets

I'm using the importrange() function in Google Sheets to reference data from 'spreadsheet1' and display in it 'spreadsheet2'. This works fine, but if I edit 'spreadsheet1' and then go to ...
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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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How to merge multiple spreadsheet content having the list of keys to them?

Input: column of Google keys for spreadsheet that contains tables with some data, eg: date | refNum | Name | Description Require: a sheet that will contain a merged table with data from ...
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Representing hierarchical data in Google spreadhsheet

Background Smartsheet.com allows hierarchical representation of data in a single sheet {without having to use adjacency lists } smartsheet hierarchical data example Question Do google ...
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freeze column according to column heading

I am working on attendance in Google spreadsheet, I want to protect the date column which is past date and future date, I just want to give edit right only for today date.
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Retrieve row data based on indirect Max function value

This spreadsheet tracks live song ratings for a popular band. Users input their score in their own column and those scores are averaged into a community score (Column E). Those song averages are ...
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Can you restrict Google Sheet to editing just text with restrictions on formatting?

I simply do not want people who edit the sheet to mess up the formatting. I'm sharing a file with well over fifty people, and if someone messes up the document, it'll probably set off a chain. How ...
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How to add a line break in a custom date format in Google Spreadsheets?

Google Spreadsheets give us a tool to create and use a customized data format for date values. While the tool allows us to use arbitrary characters, like slashes and commas between the date fields ...
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ImportRange with preserved formatting in Google Sheets

I am importing a certain range of data from a master sheet and would like to maintain the formatting for those cells. Cell reference with colour formatting This would be the perfect option, except I ...
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Cell-dependent cell ranges in data validation in Google Sheets

Regarding Google Sheets -- is there any way to have cell-ranges in data validation depend on the cell itself. For instance, I want G7 to accept input only from E7 and F7. Similarly, I want G8 to ...
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Filter by Date Range in Google Spreadsheets

The filtering in Google Spreadsheets seems to only offer text based solutions. Is there any ability to filter cells by date ranges like any of the following: Today Yesterday Last Week Since ...
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Filter from multiple sheets into graph using Google Spreadsheets

Context I've got a big travel expenses spreadsheet. In it, I have daily entries for different expenses labelled with things like Date Currency Ammount Exchange Rate Amount in £ (my native ...
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Jagged array from Google Spreadsheet range

The range in my Google Spreadsheet looks like this: | A | B | C | D | E | F | ...
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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 ...