Questions tagged [google-sheets-arrayformula]

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How to paste a comma separated string over multiple cells in Google Sheets?

Say I have a string of: l,f,x,a,s,f I would want to paste this every comma-separated value over 6 adjacent cells. How would I do it?
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Cumulative Sum without Script

For this question, I've created a Google Apps Script function, that calculates the cumulative sum of a range. Martin Hawksey on Google+ made a comment about a more efficient way of calculating the ...
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How to Fill a Column with Sequential Dates in Google Sheets

In Excel, you can right-click drag a date downwards to fill a column with the next dates in the sequence. For example, if you enter 9/1/2014, select that cell, then right-click drag down over the ...
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Average of last 7 non-empty non-blank cells in Google Sheets

I have numbers in range D7:D and there are times when some cells are empty. I want the average of the last 7 numbers but to skip blanks. So if in the last 7 there's only 3 that are full, I want it to ...
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Can you do a UNION SELECT in a Google Sheet?

I've got a Google Sheet linked to a form which collects replies from three different people on the same subject using the same form and editing three times. This creates a sheet which contains three ...
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Count the number of words in a string in Google Sheets

I have a simple Google spreadsheet with a number of text strings. I just want the number of words contained in each cell. Is there an in-built Google spreadsheet function I may use?
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Split content of one row into multiple rows?

I have a table where each row contains data like this: Team name | First member | Second member | Third member | Team description Would it be possible to transform/break this data so that each row ...
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How to use AVERAGE inside ARRAYFORMULA in Google Sheets

I want to use the ARRAYFORMULA version of =AVERAGE(Linda!B3, Nandi!B3, David!B3, Remmelt!B3) I want the cell to calculate the average value of the entries in that cell from the other tabs (Linda, ...
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Stacking multiple query formulas throws “an Array Literal was missing values for one or more rows”

I am attempting to run multiple queries where it adds rows where if F is blank, then it skips those rows, then runs the query again and replaces row F with row G. I have a much more complicated ...
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How to SUM a row of numbers after extracting numbers with REGEX?

I have columns of data that are of the form: A1: "IDjohn / 35.00 / california" A2: "IDmike / 25.00 / oregon" A3: "IDrebecca / 40.00 / ohio" B1: "IDchang / 20.00 / washington" B2: "IDwill / 25.00 / ...
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Google Sheets: Is there kind of map function?

I don't like expanding formulas. First, when I modify them, I have to copy them again, it is like copy&paste programming. Second, the I'd like them to match the original range, which might change. ...
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Fill zeros for the dates when no data was recorded

I have a table with dates (in increasing order) and corresponding values. Some dates are missing, like 3/27 below. I'd like to insert them in Date column, and have 0 entered in the Value column for ...
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Query Multiple Ranges with Results in Row

I am trying to query five ranges with the results displayed across a single row. To do this, I was using { } with commas separating each range, but it's only giving me the first range in return. ...
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Filter() - referencing source array in criteria

The filter() function looks through a source array, and filters it according to condition =FILTER(A:A,ISNUMBER(A:A)). My source array is a rather long formula, so I end up repeating the same formula ...
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How can I create a unique list of data across multiple rows AND columns?

Google Sheets has a UNIQUE() function which when given a column of values, will output a column of all unique values. This works well for column-specific data, however, you have multiple columns and ...
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QUERY where column IS NOT EQUAL to ANY cell in column A of a second sheet

I want it to pull the max value from column F where the corresponding row has C matching the number 14, and A does not have any exact text matches in any cell in column A of a separate sheet. I feel ...
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Joining two rows of data with alternating delimiters

I'm working with two rows of values that are related to each other and trying to build a formula that will compile the data into one cell, with syntax that uses two delimiters. If a cell in the ...
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CountIf in upper cells with ArrayFormula

I have some values in the column A and in the column B want to calculate concatenation of the value and how many times it was used in rows above. In the usual formula, I would've written in B2 =A2 &...
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Auto-fill date function changes the YEAR and not the day

I'm trying to get Google Sheets to auto-fill dates in the beneath cells after I have manually filled one myself. The strange issue is that when I hold Command key and drag down, the cells auto-...
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Summing top three values in a column from a Google sheet

I have a Google Sheet with a variable number of data rows. I would like to sum the three highest values from a certain column, but they won't necessarily be in the top three cells. An empty cell ...
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Google Sheets Array Generation

Is it possible to generate an array of numbers between two provided numbers eg =sequence(1,10) results in {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10} My end goals is to generate a list of days between two dates, but have ...
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Unique Values From a Matrix

I have a spreadsheet that looks like this: Column A | Column B | An unimportant value 1 | Value 1, Value 2 2 | 3 | Value 3 4 | Value 3, Value 1 | Don't ...
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COUNTIFS with multiple OR

I have two sheets, one is a dump sheet of values like below: and the second sheet is using values from this to the total. I am trying to get the total count for the corresponding zone and test name ...
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Google Spreadsheet formula, MINUS?

I have a spreadsheet with 3 columns: | ITEM | COST | SUBTOTAL | Subtotal, for example, is 1000 to start, like: -------------------------- | ITEM | COST | SUBTOTAL | -------------------------- | ...
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Convert Text String into Date/Time Value

I'm fetching data into a Google Sheet. The date column contains multiple cells with the following text string pattern: Mon Mar 11 19:05:32 +0000 2019 The pattern always repeat itself: [day] [month] ...
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How to block automatic row and column insertion in Google Sheets?

While playing around with array formulas, "sometimes" when the result has more rows and columns than the previously available in the sheet, Google Sheets automatically adds the row needed. I said "...
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Google Sheets - Using IMPORTRANGE with a variable number of rows

Google Sheets - Using IMPORTRANGE with a variable number of rows ...is it possible to add the required number of blank rows to avoid the IMPORTRANGE's overwrite error? Test Input: https://docs....
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Find and extract words/names from a string beginning with specific character

I've got some rows in Google Sheets that contain strings. I want to extract certain parts from this string and enter them into another cell: specifically, I want to extract words/names that begin with ...
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How can I use a formula to split a text into individual characters, regardless of length?

I have a list of words in Japanese. I want to write a formula that will input the word, e.g. ひらがな, and output it as an array of however many characters: ひ + ら + が + な, no matter the length of the word....
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Refer to the cell directly to the left of the cell with the maximal value in a range

I've got a spreadsheet with about 5,000 rows and roughly 50 columns. The columns are alternating between terms and numeric values associated with the terms (example: baseball / 1000 / football / 500 / ...
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Formula breaks subtly in ARRAYFORMULA in Google Sheets

I have a spreadsheet document with a formula comparing a list of URLs to lists on two other sheets within the document. I desire to know if each URL on the first list is present on the blocklist, ...
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Appending text to each column in Google Sheets

I have a Google Sheets that has about 200 columns. Each one is a name, and to each one, I want to append -banner.jpg. For example: abcde fghij klmno will all be updated to: abcde-banner.jpg fghij-...
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How can I fill the diagonal of a matrix with zeros?

I have an empty matrix: I would like to fill the diagonal of a matrix with zeros: Is there any clever way to do it? The matrix can be pretty large and it's tedious to do this manually. I could use ...
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How automatically to add spaces inbetween each character in a text string?

Teachers I work with, enter four scores for a student’s assessment in a single cell, like this: 2113, with no breaks or spaces. How can I separate those characters so as to be able to create a chart ...
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Using dates as criterion for COUNTIFS in Google Sheets

So I'm currently making a recruiting data sheet for an online community. I'm trying to make it as automated as possible without actually making a bot to do it. How can I make a COUNTIF(or similar) ...
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How to extract multiple paths from a single string of URLs in Google Sheets?

How can I get a subrange of second to last element in a formula under Google Sheets? I'm trying to extract all occurrences of https://example.com/* in a cell which may contain multiple URLs scattered ...
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How to sum the values of same vlookup results?

I have this formula it gets the single data from another file from a sheet at column 7. =ARRAYFORMULA( if( len($A2:$A); iferror( vlookup( ...
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Google Sheets Split row in multiple rows

I'm doing a spreadsheet for an event and I need to split a row into multiple rows. It's getting data from a form. I need a script that can arrange the data like in the blue rectangle.
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Query returning #VALUE error when the column has no values

The below query returns #VALUE error when the column H is completely empty: =QUERY('Input Longo'!A8:S;"SELECT '000', A, B, C, D, E, ' ', F, ' ', ' ', ' ', G, ' ', ' ', ' ', '"&...
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How to sum all positive values in Google Sheets based on whether the associated data in another column is unique

I have a spreadsheet that my company is trying to transfer into Google Sheets from Excel. I've used an array formula to accomplish this result in Excel, but it's not translating to Sheets and I know ...
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Arrayformula using cells as parameters

I would like to use the ARRAYFORMULA combined with two cells as range. For example: Cell A1 value: A3 Cell A2 value: B7 Resulting formula: ARRAYFORMULA(A3:B7) Is it possible? How can I do?
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How to create no pop-up Hyperlinks/Bookmarks for an array of cells within the same tab/sheet

I'm trying to create a formula that will allow all the cells in Column B to include a hyperlink to cells in Column J in their corresponding rows. The kicker is that I'm trying to keep the current ...
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How to automatically calculate averages from ID in Google Sheet?

I've been looking around for an answer but couldn't find what I was looking for. The problem is that I want to use an arrayformula, but can't figure out a dynamic formula that: Looks at the unique ...
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Getting #DIV/0 error in Google Sheets for AVERAGE, SUM, COUNT, etc on column generated by ARRAYFORMULA

I am trying to get the average value of a column (column C "Profit Margin" in the screenshot) in Google Sheets. For some reason, I get a #DIV/0 error when trying to use any sort of range functions ...
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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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Sum a column at the bottom of it

In Google Sheets, how do I get - at the bottom-most cell of a column - the sum of each cell (except for row 1, the header) above in that column? Keep in mind, I may add rows in the future.
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Escape single quote in cell content in a QUERY

My Problem I have a Google Spreadsheet with two tabs - one containing regexes and values: And the other containing phrases which matches regex in the first tab, and a QUERY Formula that picks the ...
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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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Boolean test of whether a time is before or after midnight in Google Sheets?

I'm having a job trying to create a Google sheet which calculates the difference between the time I fell asleep and the time I woke up. Here's what I want to happen: Sleep time Wake time ...
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Add missing dates to list of dates with values

Current Data: 9/20/2018 6 9/22/2018 3 9/23/2018 1 Desired Output: 9/20/2018 6 9/21/2018 9/22/2018 3 9/23/2018 1 I would like to have the missing dates added to Column A while the ...

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