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

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Searching a list and replacing value if any item matches any item in the other list in Google Sheets

I have a list of usernames on two differnt sheets. I need to scan the first list of usernames to see if they appear in the second, and if they do, replace them with a predefined username. I can't seem ...
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Value of Cell A1 could point to values of different cells

I am having difficulty with the following. Cell A1 could have values from 1 to 50. I have a listing on a separate table of different values that 1 to 50 represent. (I.E. 1 equals 1.68) I would like ...
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Multiple IF-statements in a single cell - checking long list of results

I have a Google Sheets where I enter all the results of my beer pong matches with friends. I'd like to see my amount of wins/losses with certain friends. This can be done with =IF(AND(B2="Won",E2="...
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IF and IFS not working properly

I am trying to locate data present in different sheets. I have tried using IF and IFS. Below are the formulas I have used. For IF, I get NOT IN USE even when I know there should be one of the sheets ...
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Are hydrogen fueled submarines possible [on hold]

Can a submarine take hydrogen out out salt water to use as fuel air would the chloride corrupt the anode
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How do i implement importrange the formula below?

can anybody here share with me how to actually implement importrange into this formula.. =SUMPRODUCT(SUMIF(INDIRECT("HON_"&Parameters!$B$7&"_"&YEAR(Parameters!$A$2)&"-"&MONTH(...
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How to countif with dates before today's date that auto updates

I am trying to use countif to count a certain number prior to today's date. So if today's date is 8/15/2019 the formula would count the number that is the B column that had a corresponding date prior ...
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Select Column A Where values in Column A are not present in Columns D-G [on hold]

Having trouble with a query. I want the query to select column A where values in Column A are not present in a Columns D-G. I have attempted a filter and had no success.
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Sequential numbers via formula - Google sheets - IF & MAX

I use this formula to find highest value in column A of other sheet, and then add 1 to it to get new unique number for a record ID, and I use... =if(B3<>"",max(Backend!A3:A)+1,) with this ...
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Extracting specific phrases from a cell and echoing them in another

Longtime learner, first time poster here! I was wondering if anyone knew how to extract specific data points (phrases) from a Google Sheets cell and echo them in another cell. For instance, in my ...
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How to generate a range of serial numbers by formula?

I want to produce an array of numbers from 1 to n, where n is a value in another cell. So if the cell value is 10, I want to generate an array of the numbers 1 to 10. I found this resource which ...
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Google Sheets - Split row into multiple rows

Current: ------------------------------------------------------------------- | Amy | Adam | Bob| Cliff | Dave | David | Derek |...| Zachary ------------------------------------------------------------...
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Conditional row sum

I'd like to sum a column of cells if the corresponding cell on the next column contains a string of any sort. I've tried using SUMIF but I can't figure out how to combine it with ISBLANK or ISTEXT. ...
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Help with complicated math and syntax

I am trying to create a calculator for this mobile game that I play (Lord’s Mobile) but cant seem to figure out the formula. 1) In this game, you can get your upgrade time reduced when your guild ...
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Google Sheets countif attendance sheet, quarterly report

I have a Google Sheet that I use to track attendance at an open lab that I run. Each quarter I put together a report where I count the number of people that attended that quarter. If I just use the ...
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Survey Data & Google Sheets: Excluding Missing Values?

I am using survey data in Google Sheets with rows for "before" and "after" responses, with the same survey administered to the same subjects at two different time periods. With each question, a number ...
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How to convert strings separated by comma from base 36 to decimal

I'm getting input from a google form. An associate scans a QR code giving a string like ^12t34:1 Cell B1 = ^12t34:1 The string between the ^ and : is base36. I can use C1 =DECIMAL(SUBSTITUTE(...
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Google Sheets Form Response Split Multiple Responses

I've created a form for my staff to enter metrics about their job so I can track how new operations affect their output. For the ease of my staff, I'm hoping that they can submit multiple responses ...
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Pasting text without interpreting as formula

I'm trying to copy a table of data from a website into Google Sheets. The table includes a column whose numbers are preceded by +/-, e.g., +/- 33. Excel works just fine, allowing me to paste in the ...
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How can I extract specific information from the cells

How can I extract just the: Brand, Showroom Only Product, etc.
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Having trouble outputting GOOGLEFINANCE data

My wish is to create a table in Google sheets looking something like this: price day A B C D ... Z 1997-01-02 132.54 . . . . 1997-01-...
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Is it possible to have Google Sheets query function that accepts a dynamic query argument instead of hard coding?

I have a long OR query function that I will be reusing many times in many contexts and that may change frequently. Following the principles of DRY design, I would like to write this query once and ...
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Total Spent Formula in Google Sheets

So with my sheet, I am currently in the process of adding more stats in, I have looked into adding these stats by using Index & Match however it will only match to the first correct match it has ...
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Google Sheet Calculation Only Updates on Return

I am using the formula below. It will only update when I go into the cell and push "enter" to leave the cell. I think it is due to the iferror function. It is calculating correcting but I have to hit ...
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Get last value entered past a specific row

I have been on this a couple of days and I cannot get my head around this ... I use a spreadsheet to track the number of miles traveled by drivers and I want to work out how many miles a driver has ...
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Conditional Output on cell based on 2 different “IF(REGEXMATCH” functions

First of all sorry if I am not clear. it is my first question. I am trying to make a cell give an output with IF(REGEXMATCH on the cell A1 for example =IF(RegExMatch(A2,"YES"),"Good" I also need ...
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If cell y contains any word from range x:x, mark cell y green

In Google Sheets, I have three columns (with different lengths!) Column1 contains firm names (50) Column2 containts firm names (100) I would like to mark a cell in Column1 green (or with a number in ...
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Formula for getting the Left most cell value from a 'Range of cells'

Need your support in finding a solution for an issue which I am facing now. Formula for Column A... Data Range from B to D Have values in a range of spreadsheet cells (From column B to D) Value ...
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Google Sheets forumla help

With my sheet, I need it so that if the job is any type of "Repair" then it minuses 1000 from the business profit but if it's anything else it doesn't minus the 1000 from the business profit. I have ...
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How to merge data from multiple Google Sheets with formula?

I have 10 columns in 10 Google sheets and in all sheets are the data labeled like Month | Total number of winter/summer schools attended | Sr. No. | Title | Date | Venue | Organisation | Number of ...
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Using UNIQUE and SORT together

I'm currently using UNIQUE to look through a spreadsheet and display in another spreadsheet all the unique names in a certain "Name" column. However, I need to sort these names by another column ...
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Is it possible to use a Google Sheets formula to control the value inside of an inserted text box (drawing)?

For aesthetic/design reasons I would like to be able to have the value of a COUNTA calculation be shown as inserted text (ie outside of a cell and can be arbitrarily dragged and dropped). Is this ...
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Calculate hours worked but not limited to a single day

I'm trying to automate getting the number of hours worked for a session, not a day. My raw data is the following: Here is a sample spreadsheet for the data I was able to create a formatted version ...
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How to Update a exactly sheet tab row with a value from a imported data in another tab in Google Sheets?

I have this tab in Google spreadsheet [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14ZBff8R6brLYWtfv70V-tyG0HE-sX_ejySvplQqZftM/edit#gid=1450402909] Sheet All Tasks, Candice Tasks, Others People Tasks ...
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Conditional Formatting in Google Sheets not working correctly

I recently tried to edit the conditional formatting for a column that was working correctly before and then change it back to the same exact formula it had before and now it isn't working correctly. ...
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Returning max value based on two conditions

I've been reading through a lot of other solutions to similar problems but am not able to resolve my issues. I have a Google Sheet with two sheets I am working with: Sheet 1 A list of contacts (...
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Rank days of the month that occur most

I would like to know which days of the month customers have historically paid on the most. I would like to create a report that has days 1,2,3,4...31 all with a count next to each day for how many ...
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ArrayFormula to create a table of data from 1 column

I have the below formula and want to turn it into an array. =INDEX($A:$A,ROW(A1)*5-5+COLUMN(A1)) I have tried it with the below attempt but only get 1 single cell result. =arrayformula(INDEX($A:$A,...
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How to detect duplicates across multiple sheets?

I have found a couple of formulas/scripts for what I am looking for, but they are all locked for one sheet only, thus I will try to explain what exactly I need. I am unable to do it my self, because ...
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How to automatically add a row above a particular cell?

I'm sending some data from Zapier to Google Sheets and every time Zapier creates a new row, all formulas from that row are gone. I'm looking for a script that would allow the following solution: I ...
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Query twice in the same cell to receive a name next to a number in a row

Sheet link I posted before however, I don't think I was specific enough. I am sorry if I am wasting the time of anyone. In my sheet, you will see three pages. On the "Search Notes" page in C5 I ...
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Google Sheets Import Range Query Error

I'm trying to create a sheet that only shows me LOT Codes of specific products from a different workbook that has all of our products and LOT Codes. From what I've seen the Query with Import Range ...
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Google sheet formula for previous 7 day high

Need a formula for previous 7 working day high for a share =INDEX(GOOGLEFINANCE("nse:"&A2, "high", TODAY()-3.3), 2, 2) Used the above formula but I need only workday formula.
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Highlight data that match with data from other sheet

I have two tabs in a Spreadsheet. Both are having a list of data. I want to highlight cells in one tab that match with cells from another tab. For example: Tab 1 Column 1 ABC XYZ PQR DEF Tab 2 ...
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Is there any way to dynamically modify dates based on number of days something would take?

Imagine you're creating a Google Sheet to track all of your tasks, how long they take, and their deadlines: Task |Number of days| Start Date | Date Done Buy plane tickets | ...
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Checking whether two columns contain the same string of numbers

Some time ago I have put together a perfectly working formula but now it's not working and I can't tell why (I may have changed something and don't remember that). Column B contains data that I need ...
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SUMIF or IF when sum is more than zero

In Google Sheets, I would like to get - at the bottom-most cell of a column - the sum of each cell (except for row 1, the header) above in that column ONLY if the total is greater than zero, (I don't ...
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Query the result of a query in the same cell

I don't know how else to put it of phrase it, I am really stumped here. I will put what I have down below and hopefully, someone will understand what I am getting at. =QUERY(Sheet3!A:B,"select B ...
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Comparing data changes over time?

Let’s say I’ve collected data on a scale of bins from 1-6 at two different time periods (T1 & T2), organized as two columns in Google Sheets: T1 T2 1 2 1 5 2 3 5 ...
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Conditional formatting for passed dates

I need the formula to highlight a cell if the date in that cell has passed. Cell U3 had 6/29/19 today is 7/1/19 - I want to have the cell turn red after 6/29 to alert me to follow up.