Trying to automate find and replace function on form submission within sheets.
Principal/Teacher submits a photo through a Google Form and I want to change from the file link to a search to link within the Google Sheet. Currently have to manually do this and would like to automate the process.

Here are the find and replace codes currently using find


and replacing with

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You would need to use a formula with the SUBSTITUTE function


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  • That would work, I am just wanting to have it automatically change when a form is submitted. Is this even possible? Commented Jan 26, 2021 at 21:52

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