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Have a cell go blank when the date in the cell is reached in google sheets

I would like to be able to put a future date in cells f4-f12 and when the date is reached that cell goes blank. I have a filter function on there now looking for a blank cell thanks in advanced. Kevin
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Google sheets: Single out certain words in string based on second string

I have one column with concatenated words, say international city names. Each cell in this column is different, but city names overlap. And I have one cell with concatenated words, say only German ...
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How to edit/format/change date forat sequence of a existing data into another date format sequence?

I got a bank account statement xls sheet with date in format of DD/MM/YYYY i.e. 06/01/2019 in the original form, but when I'm trying to format it into DD-MON-YY it is taking the value as MM/DD/YYYY ...
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Cell specifying the running total length

Context Here column C contains a running total of the last 5 items from column B. Formula The formula is straightforward: Question In the above, it's hardcoded for a running total of 5. What's a ...
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How do I make a points system on Google sheets?

I have a timetable where people can write their names into a box which correlates to a different duty they must complete I want to assign a different value of “points” to each duty so that when a ...
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How do I keep exact text formatting when using a data validation dropdown list in Google Sheets?

I have a column that contains a bold number and a non-bold text part. I want to use this information as a drop-down selection list, but it currently isn't letting me keep the bold formatting on only ...
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Making a graph from data of one out every n lines

I have data that comes in batches of N values ("Y" values if you like) for a given index (or "X" value if you like). How to make N separate series in my graph for each entry of a ...
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Google Sheets Margins in Print Settings Significantly Different than Printed PDF

I need to generate a PDF from a sheet in Google Sheets and I need the margins to be exactly as depicted in the print settings preview. As you can see in the picture below, the preview is differing ...
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How do I put the if function inside the lookup? - Daily Routine sheet

I have a sheet - daily routine which has two columns: activity and time as shown here Activity Time Sleep 😴 6:00 am Toilet 🚽 6:15 am Get ready for gym 🤸‍♂️ 6:30 am Exercise 💪 7:50 am ... ...
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Insert Dropdown (Cell Range) from Google Sheets into Google Doc

I'm using Google Docs to collect a lot of information about property. Each property has its own Doc file. In this Doc, I have various Dropdown lists. I'm at the point where I need to update and add ...
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Google Sheets - Is there a way to filter values but keep them in the respective rows they came from?

I'm looking for a way to filter values based on another column but keep them in the same rows they came from. Here's an example I created manually of the correct output: The goal here is to have a ...
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Google sheet, from 2 lists to flattened table

I have two independent columns with data. How could I use that data to then produce a flattened table like this:
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Google sheets function to filter out lowest associated cells

I was wondering if there's a way to use a function (maybe Filter?) in order to sort this data such that column K only contains one of each number, and the highest test associated with it in column L. ...
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How to approach this? Which formula should I use?

I am working on a Google Sheet in which I am classifying a "product" with an id number and I want to pull out data from another sheet that contains 2 things: confirmation of the id type of ...
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How to write a Google Sheets formula to extra a substring from a URL?

I'm trying to set up a formula to extract data from a URL that is in one of the column B of my Google Sheet. I've been tryin use the LEFT formula to extract the data, but the problem is that the ...
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"Copy to" confusion

In my spread sheet, there are 3 tabs, let's call them A,B and C. Tab A has user input data Tab B picks up that data (get.range and set.formula) and time stamps it (daily interval) with rows appended (...
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Filter date, and add blank rows between different time slots

I'm trying to build a reservations spreadsheet for my friend's restaurant where she can input on monthly sheets as resos come in, then see a filtered, sorted summary of any selected day. Here is a ...
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Trying to change Gantt chart in Google Sheets to highlight a cell based on date range and progress percentage

I have been working on a dynamic Gantt chart template in Google Sheets for awhile now. Here's how it currently looks: As you can see, the task bar currently highlights gray dependent on the start and ...
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Text input if cell > than 1

I would only like the values in Column A to return if there is a value of >1 in Column B - I am unsure on a formula to do this
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Google sheets indirect formula question

I have a list of students that in Column A has their first name and then in following columns has their specific data that I am interested in. I have removed last names and data as it is sensitive ...
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Appscript: Compare a cell Value pre & post update to populate another cell

Newbie to scripts. Link to the sheet with minimal essential information In the status tab, there would be an inventory of equipment (currently only one (A1). The equipment can be in various states (...
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Google Sheet Crashing Error Code: Out of Memory or RESULT_CODE_HUNG

I'm a documentation manager and have a Google Sheet that serves as the primary tracker of my team's active pipeline of documents. The file is quite large and includes a lot of formulas and scripts to ...
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Wikipedia List Scrapping of Multiple Lists

I am trying to scrap a list using the formula below, but somehow, after 2,3, and I get the following error on the Google Sheet. "a Formula Wrong number of arguments to IMPORTHTML. Expected ...
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Running onEdit script only in certain sheet

I'm having an issue with one of my scripts created from a macro. I want to update a filter onEdit but only when a certain sheet ("Invoice") is open. Here's what I have now that works across ...
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Collecting crowd-sourced data in tabular or spreadsheet format

I'm involved in a citizen-science project, polling recreational anglers about their fishing locations on the ocean (lat-lon), various characteristics at each location (depth, what species they catch, ...
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Trying to auto-populate cells based off a dropdown selection

I currently have a spreadsheet that is a template for data entry. For the first column of input, it is a Y/N question-- if the answer is Yes, then there are other fields of entry for columns E-J. But ...
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Getting a count once certain criteria are met [closed]

I have a sheet that keeps track of files and their corresponding boxes. I am looking for help with a formula that will keep a count of how many boxes are completed. In the column "Box #" is ...
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Formula that Does NOT Contain 2 Different Texts

So I'm using Google sheets and I would like a cell to conditionally highlight when the cell does not have 2 specific texts. So in my example, I would like cell B26 to highlight ONLY if it does not ...
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I need to update the app script to also capture Gmail attachments' name along with other details

First of all, I am not familiar with coding. I have a code that I use to pull certain information from Gmail based on the labels. Now the problem is, the code does not include a line to have the name ...
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Google Spreadsheets Charts: Drawing continuous chart based on multiple data ranges

I have a big set of data that I split it into 2 ranges (here I am just showing small data for clarification). I want to draw one chart based on those 2 ranges, to get a result as the "Desired ...
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Google Sheet Regex URL Replace

Looking for regex or another solution to update all the URLs without HTTPS at the start of the domain; for example, domain.com to > https://domain.com. Please, note I have multiple domains in the ...
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Is there a way to use URLFetchApp to behave like importData for CSV rresults

For various reasons (see question Force the refresh of a Google Sheet) I am trying to replace the use of importData in an app script with a custom function that leverages UrlFetchApp.fetch() retrieve ...
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Query error on import range [duplicate]

I am importing data from another sheet. I am trying to not import rows that have a null value in a specific column. But no matter what I do it still imports the null row. =QUERY(IMPORTRANGE("...
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How to conditional format in Google Sheets based on a external resource

I have a Google sheet that has a value of a stock I bought in the past. The page was stark with just white cells and black text. So I decided to brighten it up with some colour. One thing I want to ...
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Google sheets/Excel: Rolling average for the past three months on different sheets [closed]

I was tasked with creating a rolling average column which compares one row to it's exact matches from the last three months (each month has it's own sheet). Currently, my (beginners) work looks like ...
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Set cell to reject wrongly formatted data

I’ve got a “time tracker” Google Sheet where people need to enter a record of a start time and end time; we then have a formula which works out the duration between the two times. The formula is ...
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People Chips in Google Sheets

When I convert my email addresses (@) to People Chips, the chip is still an email address in format. How can I make it a chip but only with the person's name and not the entire email address?
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Why does my formula stop working after 1000 rows in Google Sheets?

I am working in Google Sheets and have the following formula: =ArrayFormula(IF(ROWS(A$5:A5)>$C$2,"",INDEX('Annual Schedule'!$A$1:J$1852,SMALL(IF(('Annual Schedule'!$A$1:J$1852>=$A$2)*('...
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COUNTIFS in Google Sheets

I have been battling to get the COUNTIFS formula right for the below. I need to count the number of events per day. How many times did the event happen between 2021-04-20 14:24:54 and 2021-04-20 19:16:...
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Force the refresh of a Google Sheet

I know that there have been several attempts to answer this type of question that I've found through google searches, but none have worked for me, so I thought I'd ask again. I have a Google Sheet ...
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What formula can I use in order to calculate Z-Score within a specific rolling range?

Doing some sports statistical analysis for fun. Wonder if any of you guys can help me. This is the sheet I'm working with. I'm sure you can see how I'm already experimenting with this in the Z-Score ...
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I want to see the details of how a sumifs value was created

I have a budget sheet that uses SUMIFS to calculate a total for a particular category. it uses a separate transaction sheet of individual rows to calculate the value for a given category and month. I ...
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Using Spreadsheet for timelines and non-fiction writing

I am creating a cold war timeline to write a history. There are many entries, which consist of an "event" in one cell, a "date", a "place", and names of "people"...
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Replacing two distinct values inside a formulas at once using Control + H in Google Sheets

Let's say I have multiple formulas on different pages of the spreadsheet like this: =ARRAYFORMULA(IFS( O2:O="","", O2:O="VOID","", L2:L=1,IF(P2:P>Q2:Q,"...
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Extract a code from the end of a text string that contains Chinese characters in Google Sheets

I have the following situations and want to solve it with 1 formula: extract FV3883 and 38 from the string originals NMD_R1 女款 白蛇紋FV388338 extract VN0A3WM1TUT and 35 from the string Sk8-Hi Reissue CAP ...
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IMPORTRANGE keeps broken

I have several raw data files which I have linked with importrange to another files. For some reason my files where getting broken since I keep getting importrange internal error. Also, they take too ...
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Google spreadsheet : impose formatting within constructed string in a cell

I want to be able to impose the formatting of a string that is part of a string concatenation within a cell formula, ideally depending on the value of another cell. Something like : ="This is &...
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How to eliminate negative numbers while tracking an interval

I have developed a sheet that tracks a daily event interval. When the interval passes midnight I get a negative number. e.g. -23:00:00. Ultimately I want to average the interval, but including the ...
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Historical data extract from specific date

I am trying to solve the problem how to extract specific value (coin price) by date, I entered a formula to extract current coin price which is this one :=IMPORTXML(K61 ;"//div[@class='priceValue ...
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Simplify formula that checks student year level and mark to a letter grade

I am writing a Google Sheet that checks a student's year level, then assigns a letter grade based on their mark in an assessment. If there is no mark, it is designed to leave the cell blank. The ...
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