Questions tagged [formulas]

Formulas used in spreadsheets edited by web applications like Excel Online, Google Sheets, among others.

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IF AND not working in Google Sheets for Conditional Formatting

I am trying to use the three following functions... =IF(AND(M3="Funding on Hold",R3>=3,R3<=6),TRUE,FALSE) =IF(AND(M3="Funding on Hold",R3<=9,R3>=7),TRUE,FALSE) =IF(AND(M3="Funding on Hold"...
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Create list by cell color

I have a master list of trading cards. I'd love to be able to use a color coding system. For example, if Green is cards I've already collected, when I highlight the background of the cell green, I ...
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How to hide the display of formula in Google Sheets?

How to hide the display of formula in a protected range of Google sheet? In Excel, I can do that, but in Google sheet not finding any function. Please help.
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How to refer to elements of a dynamic array in Google Sheets?

I'm trying to create teaching timetables dynamically, by searching through a large table with all of the information about what time a lesson takes place, who the tutor is, what age group is being ...
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How do I find latest invoice number & dates?

Trying to find a formula for the latest date and invoice number. Here is my sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1T_rFYDCQhqfrsU9claYPHQTrEz68zpUFKG9HZqqV4Z8/edit?usp=sharing
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ArrayFormula not showing 0s

I use the following formula to calculate plain text so to show leading zeros. =ARRAYFORMULA(SUM(S2:S17+0)) but it's only displaying the results without the leading zero. Example, if It is adding up ...
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How to aggregate data from multiple Google sheets with a tag

I am importing data (using IMPORTRANGE) from 3 different sheets to 3 different tabs of a google sheet. Then I am aggregating those three sheets into one and also filter them using a query. Ex: =...
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Partial cell formatting with CONCATENATE in Google Sheets

Is there a way to format partially using CONCATENATE in Google Sheets? For example, =CONCATENATE("*", Sheet1!A1, Sheet1!B1), and I want to make the * bolded or blue in color or something else. I ...
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Split cells not importing first 0

I am using split formula: =IFERROR(SPLIT(REGEXREPLACE(" , "&U4, "(\d)", "$1 ,"), ", ")) It works great except if I have 0250, it imports it across as 250, even with the cell it's importing ...
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Sort sentences based on formatting

I have a list of sentences in Google Sheets, each word in a different column. There is a stupid man. How we came here we don't know anything about. Finally, it has come to this. Shaking my head. How ...
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Using SUM in Google Sheets with indirect ranges

I need to use SUM formula to fill the Total formula until next Total comes in Google Sheets like this: Total 6 A 1 B 2 C 3 Total 15 A 9 B 6
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How to get 15 mins high low data from Google Finance?

I would like to retrieve 15 mins High Low data from Google Finance to Google Sheets. But unable to get any formula. Please guide me.
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Total of cells formula for numbers as text

I want to total up the numbers of split cells. I have an example as follows: 1234 0000 5678 each number is in its own cell, I want to total it all up underneath to get 6912, so 1234 + 0000 + 5678 = ...
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How to nullify empty output errors in Google Sheets?

I am using the following code in many cells of the sheet, =SPLIT(REGEXREPLACE("" & S2, "(\d)", "$1,"), ",") not all are going to contain data at any one time. How do I stop the empty cell value ...
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COUNTA and FILTER returning a 1 when it should return a 0

I am using a summary page to show stats from a registration page. I want to show the number of registrations based on their date of registration (which is in column A of the Registrations page. I ...
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Get translation using Google Sheets and IMPORTXML

I want to scrap the phonetic guide for a translation in Google Translator using Google Sheets. For instance, if you enter the page: https://translate.google.com/#view=home&op=translate&sl=...
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Split function doesn't get the result that I expect

A1 value is 485065/1, 2, 3 and I expect 485065 and 1, 2, 3 but it comes out 485065 and 1, 2, 2003. =split(a1,"/",false) Please help me why it does.
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Issue with finding the averages of multiple rows at once

I am currently tasked with hundreds of rows of data for a project. I need to take the average of each row, but there are way too many rows for me to do by each individual row. Is there any way to take ...
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Using IF functions with formatting in Google Sheets

I'm working on a Google Sheet and want to reformat all instances where the number in a cell is "2" and the color of the cell is pink. Is it possible to use information about cell formatting (here, e.g....
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I am looking to fetch a table from a website in Google Sheets

I want the first table on this URL https://www.cashbackmonitor.com/cashback-store/amazon/ in my google sheet. When I put this function (below), I can retrieve the first column of the first table e.g....
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How to generate all combinations of letters in a word?

Using Google Sheets, how would I show all possible ways to type a word, for example: word Word WOrd WORd WORD wOrd woRd worD without any length word? The given word would go on Row A and the ...
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Google Sheet Query returns first 3 rows in one row

I have made a simple query that combines data from 4 separate sheets: =query({'1.MA'!A13:O200;'2.PF'!A13:O200;'3.BM'!A13:O200;'4.C'!A13:O200},"Select * where Col2 is not null ") The objective is to ...
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Graphing two lines in Google Sheets based on values in first column

I'm trying to create two lines on the same graph, with one being 'Line A' based on Data labeled 'A' and 'Line B' based on B. The X-axis would be the date and would expand over time as more entries ...
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Automatic merging of duplicate cells under common ID

I have data in column A with IDs and a column B with data for those IDs. Right now I have multiple (usually 2-3) rows with the same ID but different data. What formula to use to merge those into one ...
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Google Finance Historical Data with Multiple Attributes?

=GOOGLEFINANCE("NSE:"&A2, "all",(TODAY()-($N$2)),TODAY(),"DAILY") The above code returns OHLC data for specified days with the date column. What I want are only high, low and close columns. =...
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Importrange when copied to other cells automatically change range

I am using importrange to pull data from my responses page to my spreadsheet. I have completed the first sheet but I now need to go into the sheet to follow on where sheet one has run out of space. ...
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Repeat formula n number of times in Google Sheets

Apologies, I'm very new to Google Sheets and spreadsheets in general. I'm trying to fill some cells with repeating data, and then analyze it. The data is pulled from another large spreadsheet and has ...
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How to get cell's parent ID?

Firstly thank you for helping me out. I'm in the construction industry and don't have any clue how to best do this - not my forte! I'm trying to bulk add a bunch of building product categories to my ...
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Fetch value of a cell based on dropdown menu items results on another sheet

I have 2 Sheets named as Sheet1 and Sheet2... Sheet1: Contains Drop down list on B4 Column. Based on the selection of an item, it pulls the result of the open price shown on D4 column. Sheet2: ...
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Adding mm:ss times when expressed as TEXT

I have a series of numbers that, for a reason out of my control I can not change, are expressed as plain text strings on google sheets. The numbers are supposed to be minute second. mm:ss. For the ...
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Merging data sets from two tables with origin reference [duplicate]

In a Google Sheet, I have multiple tables containing a list of dates. I want to create a single (sorted) list containing all the dates and the table they came from. Table foo: 1.1.19 3.1.19 Table ...
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How can I turn a list of comma separated values into an array?

If I have a formula: ={1,2,3,4,5} I get a 5 column set of numbers with 1 in the first, 2 in the next and so on. However, if I have a cell that contains the string 1,2,3,4,5 in cell E2 and I try ={...
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Filter and display duplicates in a table

Here's the link to my Google sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SBD0_Ca0r_p3810u1ZNlbG6MXsvhFlLcwEJndVQJRP0/edit?usp=sharing The master data will show: And I would like to have a table ...
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How to make sequential list of months?

I want to fill column names with a sequential list of the last day of each month. For example, 3/31/2018, 4/30/2018, 5/31/2018, etc. Is there a formula that can do this? If cell B1 = 3/31/2018, I ...
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Importrange (or maybe another part of formula) behaves differently after a short time period

I am using this formula to look for data in column F related to data in column A between two spreadsheets. =ARRAYFORMULA(IFERROR(VLOOKUP(A2:A; {IMPORTRANGE("spreadsheetID";"sheet1!A4:A")\ IMPORTRANGE(...
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ArrayFormula stops working after shuffling rows

I have a pretty extensive sheet wherein many columns I use an array formula to automatically fill data in from various other spreadsheets. The problem I have is when I need to rearrange rows then what ...
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Comparing two cells and adding text to matching values

I have two columns, one with all items in a set and another with the items I currently have. I would like to compare those and for the matching results to have a bit of text added if they match. So ...
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Assigning rank in another sheet based on Average

I have a list of names with an average beside it for every day Monday-Friday. A subgroup of names within this list will be highlighted. I want a macro to assign ranks of the highlighted individuals ...
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Dynamic Master sheet that grabs red formatted cells from another sheet

The title may be a little too ambiguous but I'll try to give a rundown as best I can; I have a Google sheet with multiple "Sheets" or Tabs (as I'd like to call them) within it. The Main tab is blank ...
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Sum of LAST Column in Google Sheets

I'm wondering if there's a way to sum the last Column in a sheet. I add on data every month and have to re-do multiple formulas every time I do, as they're always based on the sum of the last column. ...
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Google Sheets color row if date is closest to today's date

If possible, I would like to have a color schema applied to the table. For instance, the cell that has the closest date to today will be green The cell that has the furthest date to today will be red....
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Google Sheets Conditional Formatting Formula

I am doing a formula in conditional formatting and I need it to be relative to each of the 1500 rows but it keeps retrieving an absolute value. how do I get around putting a new formatting formula for ...
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Generate Google sheet with selection from other sheet

I want to make a list of vegetarians in Document 2 from information in Document 1. Document 1 Columns A and B. Bill Meat Jane Veg Tony Meat Sarah Veg I want Document 2 to search ...
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If a cell equals to this date, then filter through another sheet and grab that cell that has the same date

When you input a date in sheet 1, I want it to automatically grab data from sheet 2 and input text that matches that date back into sheet 1
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Google Sheets Cell Reference +1

I am wanting to enter a bunch of cell references that are affected by a change in only one of them. On one sheet tab, I have a list of dates in column C, and dollar figures in both D and E. In another ...
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Having a formula output to a different cell

I have a Google Sheet in the following format: ID | VAL ------------- 1 | dataH 2 | dataW 3 | dataX 4 | dataC 5 | dataG 6 | dataL ... | ... ID and VAL are on cells A1 and B1, ...
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Show each n-th column, hide others in Google Sheets

I have several big tables, and I know that each 4th column is interesting for me, i.e B,F,J,N, etc (The total number of columns is different in different documents) Is there an easy way (some sort of ...
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How can I copy a row of data automatically to another spreadsheet when a condition is met in a drop-down menu?

Our small business uses a spreadsheet to track data from inquiries. Once booked, I need the data to automatically copy in the "Current Bookings" tab in the same sheet when "booked" is selected from a ...
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Using ARRAYFORMULA and QUERY to produce results in multiple columns

I would like to be able to group rows based on unique values and then output the AVERAGE and STDEV values of two different variables for those groups. Using the table below as an example, I would ...
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Concatenate - Show blank cell result if a cell is empty

Could someone help me? I am trying to create a social media keyphrase strategy using keywords. I would like to know if Google Sheets could return a blank cell if one of the cells in the concatenate ...