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Created an OnFormSubmit trigger but still getting error

I'm trying to create a script that will populate a Google Sheet template based on a Google Form--basically, following this verbatim . My code looks like this: function onFormSubmit(e) { //open the ...
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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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What's causing this error when running Google sheets script?

Exception: The parameters (String,String,String,(class)) don't match the method signature for CalendarApp.Calendar.createEvent. (line 31, file "Copy of Code") 29 if (eventID != complete){ 30 ...
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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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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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script correction for in the sheet

function onEdit() { var ss=SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); var s=ss.getActiveSheet(); if(s.getName()==="Sheet1") { var r=s.getActiveCell(); var v= r.getValue(); var s1 = ...
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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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Script trigger to Google Sheet that will work in Android mobile app

Would someone please help me script a trigger to start a macro in Google Sheets running on android 7.0. As Probaton asked in 2015 I have a similar problem. My macro works great in Google sheets on my ...
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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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Continuation token: Generate file listing of a google folder into a google sheet

I have a folder on Google with 18k files and need to list some variables from them into Google sheet. A solution for this was found on Insert image from Google Drive into Google Sheets However, ...
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Google Sheets calendar script is timing out

function onEdit(e) { var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); var sheet = ss.getActiveSheet(); if(sheet.getName() != "Sheet2") { return; } var lastColoum = sheet....
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On edit script for timestamp on multiple columns with individual timestamp based on the time of the edit made vice all having the same timestamp

I have check boxes every other column starting on column C, and I want the date stamp to appear in column d row 2. The script works great for that, but I also need it be for column e (check box) ...
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Problem 'Select an active sheet first'

There is a problem and i cannot solve it. 'Please select an active sheet first. (line 5, file "Copy of Code")" function onEdit(event){ //wa13669601 var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet()...
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How to Clear Cell(s) based on the Value of another Cell

I am looking for a script that will clear cell(s) when the value of another cell changes or is equal to ("X"). In the attachment I would like when Column "G" gets checked marked (TRUE), then ...
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Google App Script to Hide & Show Rows Based on Dropdown Selection on Active Sheet

I am trying to create code that will automatically hide or show rows depending on the selection of the dropdown on whatever sheet is currently active. The drop down selection is a list of all the ...
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Determining location of checkbox that activated a script?

I have hundreds of checkboxes in multiple sheets on a single Google Sheets project. When a user clicks a checkbox, I want a script to activate. In that script, I need to know what cell the checkbox ...
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Using Google Apps Script in with arrayformula?

I'm using an array formula in Google Sheets to determine when a cell shows 'Expired' based on date. When the cell shows Expired, I've a script which should transfer rows with Expired to another sheet....
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How can I make some data on a Google Sheets auto-sorting but in different columns in every sheet?

If i want to sort different columns in every sheet, what do i have to change? function onEdit(event){ var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); var editedCell = sheet.getActiveCell(); ...
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How can I get to the bottom of a Google Sheet

I want to open my Google Sheets and go automatically to the bottom/last line entered as there are over 2000 lines. I have entered the below text in: tools > script editor, as seen in another post ...
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postEdit functions getting range

Does anyone know how I can change the below function to postEdit rather than onEdit? I am trying to set this in an autoSort function so that the sheet will be edited only after all values in an ...
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Setting a trigger to send mail when data is added to a row that was empty

I`ve got an external app that sometimes adds data to the last row of a sheet, is there a way to trigger this to send a mail with the content of that row?
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Is there a way to allow users to access Google Sheets with installable triggers without manually signing in?

I have set up a Google Apps Script that validates data that is entered into various Google Sheets files. I am looking for a way to allow users to access those Google Sheets files without making them ...
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Help needed with script that auto-updates cells in column in Google Spreadsheet showing last modify date

I'm looking for some help with a script for a spreadsheet. I found a script (see below) that does half the trick for me, but I encounter two difficulties. What I am trying to accomplish is the ...
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Have script ignore first row [duplicate]

I am using this script to add in a date whenever a row is edited. I want it to ignore the first row. Thoughts on how to do this? function onEdit() { var s = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); // ...
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Trying to run two scripts on same sheet and getting error

I found a code to run the two different scripts online, however i keep getting an error Missing ; before statement. Original function onEdit(e) { oneditfx1(e); oneditfx2(); } function ...
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Cut and paste data from a row of cells from one tab to another tab in Google Sheets and repeat with new data

The below code works for Q3 but not for Q5. I'm relatively new to sheets and writing code and I'm sure that you can't have two functions with the same name but am unsure how to resolve so that I can ...
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Auto hide row based on cell text (formula based)

My plan is to hide an entire row if a specific cell in the row showed specific value. I already found the script and the script work amazing. But the problem now, since the script use onEdit function, ...
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Script sometimes it works sometimes it dosent

I have 2 columns to enter Lat and Long coordinates in ( E and F ), those also contain the Formulas (for all rows, I just happened to choose row 768below) =IFERROR("N"&left(index(Split(D768,"N"),1)...
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How to timestamp on new added cells in LIVE google spreadsheet?

The code below insert timestamp in google sheet by editing another column. However, there an issue which I have no idea how to solve. When I add new row manually, it successfully adds timestamp, BUT ...
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Google Sheets onEdit - Run Two Scripts

I'm trying to run two scripts in one sheet - Only the last one runs though - I'm sure I'm missing something small but any ideas? function onEdit(e) { moveRowsFromSheetToSheet_(e); ...
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How to automatically set date in a cell when a different cell value is changed by a formula from data on another sheet?

I currently have a column, e.g. ColB, containing SUMIF functions with its data range from other sheets and a column, e.g. ColC, with dates that I want to automatically update to the last date ColB's ...
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inputBox in onEdit does not work for users

I have a strange problem... Simple function like: function onEdit() { var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet() var sheet = ss.getActiveSheet() var ui = SpreadsheetApp.getUi() var response = ...
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Why don't work function onEdit(e) when using Zapier [duplicate]

I created a chatbot that using Zapier (through Webhook and JSON) for sending to my Google Sheet a name and a phone of user and Apps Script must generate a coupon code automatically. I used function ...
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How can I have onEdit trigger when specific cells are selected?

I can't seem to figure out how to get my script to trigger only on the edit of specific cells and on the current sheet. I've tried just about everything and it just refuses to run the script at all if ...
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Why would I be getting the error: Too many simultaneous invocations: Spreadsheets on a simple once a day trigger?

I've searched around and still can't find anything directly related to the failure message I'm receiving. The script hasn't changed and it used to run just fine, but now in the past week or so it's ...
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Function OnEdit run slow and timeout error

I have a short timestamp script for my google spreadsheet. But it run quite slow and make a lots function onEdit(e) { var TIMERECIEVE = [0,-29]; var DATETRECIEVE = [0,-28]; var DATEDONE = [0,-...
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How to trigger a script in Google sheets when a value changes

I try to fire a script when a value in a certain cell or range of cells changes. (it's not changed by the user, so I can't use onEdit) I've tried to use onChange, but this doesn't fire my script at ...
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Can I limit how frequently an 'on open' script runs?

Basically I have a bunch of functions that run on Open, but if possible I'd like to limit them to only run once per 60 minute period. Just so that if a user accidentally refreshes or closes the sheet, ...
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How do I lock a sheet in Google Sheets at a specific time every day?

I would like the sheet protected from 6pm - 10pm every day. I have the following script but it doesn't seem to protect the sheet at the designated time. I have this script with the Time-based trigger, ...
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Run a Script When Tab Programmatically added to a Google Spreadsheet

I'm trying to pull data from an Adwords report to a Google Sheet through an Adwords script. This will be done on a daily basis. Every time the Adwords script runs, a new tab is created (and an old one ...