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Consider a Google Spreadsheet. Each row contains some measurement data from a given patient.

I wrote a Google Script function which iterates through the selected rows and exports each patient's data into a separate PDF file.

function Export() {
  var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet().getSheetByName("master-lab");
  var range = sheet.getActiveRange();
  var row0 = range.getRow();
  var row1 = row0 + range.getNumRows();
  for (i = row0; i < row1; ++i) {
    ExportRow(i);
  }
}

This code does not work if the user selects a non-contiguous array of rows, like in the following figure:

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Is it there a way/workaround to iterate through non-contiguous ranges in Google Sheet?

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The problem is not with iterating through ranges (having an array of ranges and an additional for loop to go over them is not a problem). The issue is the script will not know what the ranges are.

Google Apps Script is unable to access multiple ranges selected by a user. Only the last selected range is visible to it. There is a feature request Add support to allow use and manipulate disjoint Ranges which was filed in 2014 and remains outstanding.

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Disjunct selected ranges can now be accessed through the method getActiveRangeList:

SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet().getActiveRangeList().getRanges()

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