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Script to send email with value when new value is entered in a column

I am looking to create a script which sends an email when a new value is entered into a specific column. As part of the email, I would information from the row in which the value is entered in. Is ...
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Why does my onEdit macro error when checking on an edit in a specific cell and sheet?

I've been battling with this for several days and used many previous answers found on these site, as well as a few others, but still can't get my script to run as intended. I have a dropdown box on ...
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Auto create new sheet when new data in column?

I'm trying to create a new sheet on google sheets whenever column B gets a new value. This sheet will be named the value that created it. . I also want to have a function in the new sheet that ...
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Is setting a trigger for a function to run with a triggered function not allowed?

I would like my function freezeSunday to run at exactly at 1pm on Sunday. Since it does not appear that you can trigger a function to run at a precise time (only at a randomly selected time within a ...
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How to create static/immutable autoincrement column

I am aware of the manual way (add 1,2 in the first 2 rows, mark them, drag the square on the mark-outline down to where u need the numbers) and a number of ways to create the numbers with formula's, ...
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"#NUM!" error in Google Sheets Script

When trying to Run the following script the result is always a #NUM! error - (Result is not a number) in cell "O5" Both the cells are in currency format and I've tried changing them to ...
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Google Script Substract Function

I want to create a script function that I will use with daily triggers: function will subtract "Daily Fees" (a cell value that changes daily from "Open Trades" sheet) / from "...
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Auto add a row based off a check box

I'm a new user to Sheets! I'm reaching out for help on a problem that I have with trying to create row. I've read a ton of blogs, and watched more Youtube videos than I care to admit without finding a ...
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Timestamp on change google sheets 3rd party data entry

i have been looking for a way to timestamp my google sheet, its working if i edit the cell and it work great exactly how i want it, however. im not the on editing the sheet, its through a 3rd party ...
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Multiple functions updating datetime stamp in multiple cells [duplicate]

I am trying to update multiple cells based on input in each. The first works fine with a specific text from dropdown but I get no results on the other remaining 3. Here is the script I have: function ...
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Google sheet: run a script via the share link (without login)

There is a script for my Google spreadsheet so that every change in a cell is indicated by a red color marker. When users with a Google account that I have shared to the spreadsheet make changes, the ...
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Is it possible to write a script that automatically triggers some function within a Google Sheets add-on?

I'm using some Google Sheets add-on which pulls information from API databases, and it has both a free subscription and paid subscriptions which add many additional abilities which I don't really need,...
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End of day data with trigger in google sheets

I want to copy/paste the values of a specific column into the next column using a trigger at a certain time of the day. The script works when I run it manually, it runs as per 'last run' via trigger ...
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Fill in one cell if another has had a date selected and move the row when the date is selected and subjected to an onEdit script

I have built a Google Sheet with a lot of data. I have also put in a script to sort data automatically, by date, when new information is input. The new information can relate to past, present or ...
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Script in Google Sheet to automatically run after importing CSV files to replace current sheet

I'm going to admit I'm a newbie at scripting. I've managed to write the script that I want but I want it to automatically run after importing the CSV file onto Google Sheets. I have tried a simple ...
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How to speedup Google Sheets script?

I have a script adapted to my needs which was created following this. I think my script is getting slower over time after adding more entry point in my sheet form. // Function to submit the data to ...
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Notification email with data from different columns when edit is made to cell in the same row

I've browsed similar questions but I'm a bit flabbergasted. Google Sheet name: Book List Records Tab Name: Books sent to Wisconsin When any cell in column E is (manually) changed in the tab mentioned ...
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Copy Row Script & Paste at last Row in the Same Sheet

Do you guys have idea in script how can I copy the details on quotation GE-2108-0271-Rev.0 in few pages and paste the row at the bottom in the same sheet? Page 1: to be exact I need the number ...
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Help with dynamic dependent dropdown

How do I change this dynamic dependent dropdown list script so it works with my particular Google Sheet. function onEdit(){ var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet().getActiveSheet(); var ...
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Sending email with check box formula gives me range error using script

Here is the script for this it keeps saying range undefined and I cant figure it out function onEdit(e) { // this script is installed as an installable onEdit trigger /* if the checkbox is ...
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How can I use the onEdit() trigger to timestamp a cell if another cell in the same row is checked "TRUE" in apps script?

I am able to add a timestamp in column 5 using a conditional when I'm comparing the column to a number, but what I am actually trying to do is add a stamp to the corresponding cell in column 5 if a ...
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Hide/Unhide rows based on values in particular cells

I am trying to Hide/Unhide rows based on values in particular cells, have the following code which works in isolation but not together. Below only makes B121 be active while B55 stops working. If i ...
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Google Sheets Appscript on apply filter event?

I want to execute a script as soon as I apply a filter to my Sheet. I can't find any event in the App script Docs that will allow me to do this, no onFilter event or anything obvious anyway. Does ...
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Trigger for onChange on add new row only

I want the trigger which work for 'add new row' only, but not other edit function. Right now the changeType of the onChange are Edit(include add new row), INSERT_ROW (but not add new row), etc., which ...
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How do I code 3 series dependent drop down on multiple sheets?

I have a code to run a 3 tier dependent drop down list - it currently works for one sheet in my workbook named "BlankNode" but I need it to work for ~20 different sheets. I tried adding a ...
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Trying to run two functions onEdit

I have found two scripts that work independently, but fail when combined. I get this error message ReferenceError: myfunction2 is not defined onEdit @ Code.gs:3. I want one field to populate the ...
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Generate sequential numbers in first column based on value in other column

I'm having a problem implementing a spreadsheet with several sheets that use data registered continuously on the first. I found a solution with this script on the forum but I don't know how to edit, I'...
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Depending on Sheet being edited, get a cell value and trigger OnEdit update

This code works but not as intended. The workbook has several tabs (Sheets) and if the user is editing Tab1, then and only then a trigger OnEdit should execute. If the user is editing some other tab (...
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Trigger fails when executing sendEmails function

I created a script to send emails with calculated information from a sheet. The script works beautifully when run manually. I would like this to trigger every minute, but when I try to create any kind ...
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How to trigger onChange trigger on inserts only

I am trying to create a trigger that sends emails when lines are appended or inserted to a sheet. The problem I have is that the python script that is connected to the google sheet purges sheet "...
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On Google Forms, can someone edit their response but can't add a new one?

For example "someone 1" edits their response via the link that I have added in the Google Spreadsheet (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gtULaR5VEfuLOP4f73Z3KofsnksmpSid/view?usp=sharing), ...
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How to to get coordinates from addresses coming in from importrange?

I have addresses coming in from importrange and I am using this script to get coordinates. function myFunction() { var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet().getSheetByName('Geo 4') var range =...
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Clear Cell Script Google Sheets

I'm looking to run some script to clear the contents of a cell in column E (i.e. E3) when a cell in column I (i.e. I3) is edited ("Complete" is selected from drop down list). I found this ...
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Google Sheets script- Copy and paste data from fixed cell to a row corresponding to a cell with current week date

I have a Google Sheets document where I track status of a project as red/yellow green. the live count of Red/Yellow/Green are in Cells BU1 BV1 and BW1 of my summary Sheet. Now I have a table below in ...
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How to open a specific tab based on today's date (Google Sheets)

I've made a 'Google Sheets' with 31 tabs for the dates of the month (1-31) How do I write a script that makes the spreadsheet open to that days tab? e.g. open tab 25 if today is Aug 25th I imagine (...
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Script Execution succeeds but reports failure

I'm running this script on a Google Form responses sheet: function autoSort(sheet) { var SORT_COLUMN_INDEX = 10; var ASCENDING = true; var NUMBER_OF_HEADER_ROWS = 1; var range = sheet....
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How to run a different script on multiple Google Sheet tabs?

The code writes an auto email once a trigger is met in the sheet. There are 3 different tabs pulled from the main sheet and each tab should run the script but with a different message for each tab. ...
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How to open sheets to a specific tab based on days of the week?

I have a file with 7 tabs or sheets each of them represent a day of the week (Monday to Sunday). In each day (Tab) a have this formula in B2 to show the day of the week if it is today... =IF(WEEKDAY(...
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The script(onSubmmit Trigger) only works in the script editor and doesn't work when the form is actually submitted

This is a follow up of How to send email to a person selected from a dropdown menuwith all answers of a response of the form submission? I want to notify mentors if they're selected by a user on a ...
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How to send email to a person selected from a dropdown menuwith all answers of a response of the form submission?

I want to notify mentors if they're selected by a user on a Google Form. The names of the mentors are in a drop-down menu in the Google Form. This is the form: https://forms.gle/iNuA5nB2J9koKhXt6. I'...
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Get exactly data to put on email message?

I got a function to email notice like this code below: function approvedby() { var approvedrange = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet().getSheetByName("Responses 1").getRange("E2:E500"); var ...
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Can automatic send emails when checkbox = True?

I'm looking for an script can automatic send emails when checkbox is True. This is my format example: What i want is when im clicking on checkbox = True at F2, i can recieve an email with excactly ...
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Script to send email when a cell value is changed automatically by GOOGLEFINANCE function

I have a column of values that pulls data from GoogleFinance using the =GOOGLEFINANCE function in Google Sheets. When the function is working, the column will return a series of figures. Occasionally, ...
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Color cell background automatically if value has changed from original

Is it possible to automatically color cell backgrounds if their values has been changed (in my case, the only time a cell changes value is by manual user edit/input - no cell values are computed of ...
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Can I add a unique autoincrement field to multiple answers in a column in a Google Spreadsheet based on a Google Form?

I need to add a unique autoincrement field to multiple answers in a column in a Google Spreadsheet based on a Google Form. I was able to add the function trigger in scripts but I need to add the ...
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Can't get If Else statement to run based on value of edited drop-down selection in Google Sheets Script

I have a dropdown field on a sheet (consisting of Wheat, Wood, Stone, etc.). When that dropdown field is edited, I want it to run one of a few similar functions, based on the dropdown selection (when ...
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TypeError: Cannot read property 'range' of undefined at onformsubmit again after creating an event object

This is what I have written in Script editor so as to auto-apply a formula to a new added row when a new response is submitted on the Google Forms linked to my spreadsheet. First I was using ...
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TypeError: Cannot read property 'range' of undefined at onformsubmit(Code:10:17)

I am getting this error when running :TypeError: Cannot read property 'range' of undefined at onformsubmit(Code:10:17) I have installed the onformsubmit trigger but it is not working. What is not ...
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Google form adding more than one row every time

I know that when a new response is submitted on Google form, a new row is auto-added to the linked spreadsheet. I use several onformsubmit triggers for my form and linked spreadsheet. But I do not ...
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Prevent a Google Script from Modifying Date

I have a Google Sheet that I am applying an onEdit script to. That script (borrowed from WebApps:Convert all text to UPPERCASE in a Google Spreadsheet) capitalizes all new entries in every field of ...
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