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How do I specify a consistent interval for a date-range axis in a Google Sheet Chart

I have a Google Sheet with a set of deposits and withdrawls and the running balance. I have added a chart to the sheet, so I can visualize what the balance has been over time and when deposits or ...
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How to autofill date but skip Friday of every week?

I was trying to skip Friday of every week when I am trying to autofill the date in Google sheet. There are formulas to skip weekends but I couldn't find any formula to skip any specific day of the ...
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Counting rows based on the date it has and the current end of the week

Problem to solve: Given 2 rows, containing the author's name and a date, you have to count how many rows that author has. The tricky part here is that I have to use the date row and check how many ...
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How to automatically fill, sort and conditionally format 1st day of the week according to given year and month

How can I fill-in column A, make it start with the day's name according to the year in A2 and month in A1 and conditionally format them? https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/...
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How to sort a column with date that is impeded within Texts?

I have a list of files' names that I would like to sort based on the date that's impeded within the file name text (Column A folder). When sorting them, the number 10 comes after 1 instead of 1,2,3,4,...
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Look up rate for specific person in effect on or after a date

In this Google Sheet, I have one sheet, "Transactions", with a rate entry that should be auto populated from a table in the "Rates" sheet. The formula should look up the rate for ...
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Drag to fill/autocomplete dates only increases year, not day

Please see screenshot below. When I dragged on the blue square in highlighted cell, I only get the result below. I have set correct region in sheet settings. I have set the correct date format in the ...
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Array formula-ing this formula breaks it…any ideas why?

I have a spreadsheet with SheetA and SheetB. I'm trying to pull into SheetA some of the columns of each row in SheetB where the date in Column I of SheetB is earlier than today. This formula on a ...
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Restrict editors to only able fill today's date in data validation date - Google Sheet

I have used the data validation date > 'valid date' so that in the range of cells I want, will already show the calendar drop down. However, would like to ask for guidance on how I can restrict the ...
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Can a formula cell reference be a variable cell reference?

Assuming I insert every day some rows into Sheet1, this formula stops working and I have to manually edit every day --- can the reference to Cell A2 and Cell E2 be a variable that remains hardcoded as ...
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How to lock a range of cells in Google Sheets after a certain date?

I have this Google Sheet where I track the metrics of the different teams in my office. I have as many as 19 people using the sheet to enter their respective data. But off late I see that people go ...
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How to make Google sheets refresh date filtered pivot tables when a day passes?

Google Sheets has a nice advantage over Excel - their pivot table automatically refresh, while Excel's pivot tables rely on clicking a manual UI refresh button (or - if the right pivot setting is ...
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How can I display Google Sheets dates as Month-Day with the underlying data in UTC format (YYYY-MM-DD)?

I want to display a date in Google Sheets as Month-Day (e.g. Jan-10) with the underlying data as: 2021-01-10 However in order to show Jan-10, Google Sheets defaults the underlying data to 01/10/2021 ...
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How can I calculate the difference between two time fields, being the second greatest than the first one?

I'm having trouble getting negative hour as a result. For instance: G H 08:30 06:00 I would like to get a column with the difference between H and G. So I would be filled with -02:30. ...
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Transpose Time Google Sheets

I love the transpose date function above. Can you do the same thing with time in hour increments? If someone checks in at 2pm and checks out at 7pm, the cells to the right would count 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, ...
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Count number of rows with a specific MONTH in the date of a specific cell and a Boolean condition in another cell

Let's say I have a number of dates and whether they occupy full or half a day: DATE | WHAT | HALF? ... 2021-4-1 | Something Something | false 2021-4-2 | Something Something | false ...
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Add '/' character in between a number (which should be formatted as a date) and turn it to a date

I have received a spreadsheet which has the dates formatted with only numbers without separators and I would like to transform them into a date format. For example, I would like to change the number ...
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How can I highlight a column of cells (H) if the date in the cell is more than a week old, and the cell next to it (I) is blank?

I'm trying to make a spread sheet to track open purchase orders. One PO per row. One column has the order date in it, and the next column has the receive date for the order. I'd like the cell with the ...
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LOOKUP-like behaviour adding up rows down to the found one

I have a table with dates in column A and values in column B. A B 1 2020-12-30 1 2 2020-12-31 2 3 2021-01-04 4 Given a DATE, I can LOOKUP the last value before (including) ...
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How do I update Google worksheet with data from separate worksheet based on dates

I have a worksheet of "Loads" that contains a growing list of loads done by drivers. This worksheet grows with new rows daily. I am wanting to have a seperate worksheet called "New ...
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Why does VLOOKUP find a match in a sequence of dates when there is none?

I am working on spreadsheet that works with a school calendar. I have a sequence of dates that is a list of Wednesdays. I am trying to do a VLOOKUP on it to find out what type of day a specific date ...
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Is there a way to add a new sheet tab to a Google Sheet based on the timestamp date?

Students take a weekly survey on Google Forms, and it is transferred to a Google Sheet. I want the Google Sheet to automatically generate a new tab based on the date (timestamp) so that each week has ...
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When typing a date into cell as 12/24, parse it as Dec 1 2024, instead of Dec 24, 2020. (dd/dd to Month Year rather then Month Day)

Going to a new cell, if I type 07/22, if the column data format is set to a date, it interprets this to July 22, 2020 (where 2020 is the current year). I want it to use the 22 as the year, I don't ...
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How to get a difference of “X years, Y months, Z days” between two dates?

I have two dates: 29/05/2020 and today. How can I get a date diff of these 2 dates, in a meaningful format such as "Z years, X months, Y days" separating these dates? Ideally this should ...
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When setting a duration, hide the hours?

What I needed for a spreadsheets is specifically times "mm:ss.ms" for example: 00:30.522 (which is 1823 frames @59.7275fps). If possible, 30.522, but that's not a big deal. I was able to get ...
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How to get DATEVALUE to recognize RSS 2 pubDate (RFC822)?

My formula contains an RFC822 pubDate, e.g. as pulled from Google's RSS2 Feed. =DATEVALUE("Thu, 01 Oct 2020 10:00:00 +0000") but it results in Error DATEVALUE parameter 'Thu, 01 Oct 2020 10:...
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How to show Day of Week in Order by Day of Week in Google Sheets

I have the following formula that displays a total by Day of Week (weekday) from a date in J and amount in K Example J contains 1/1/2020 ... until 9/29/2020 K contains numeric value 123 ... 1999 =...
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Sheets - display ISO8601 string as localized date

In Google Sheets, is there a way to have a cell display its value as a localized date (and time) but actually still have and accept its value as an ISO8601 date string? The use case is that I have ...
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Google Sheet average a row from last 10 days to the current date

I am looking for a formula that would automatically average their own row on C3 to C10 based on the last past 10 days from the current day as seen on their right side. The list doesn't have the ...
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How do I change the date to the coming Monday every Friday at 9:30 pm in Google Sheets?

I would like to write a function that checks what day of the week today is, and whenever it is Friday 9:30 pm it should populate the cell with the date of the coming Monday. So since today is Friday ...
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FedEx Tracking in Google Sheets

I work for a company that sends packages out daily. We track the numbers in a Google sheet that populates via a Google form we use. Recently we have had some packages go missing and I have been tasked ...
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I'm having trouble getting this to export military time

Can you tell me how to modify the date/time format to give me military time? I'm Los Angeles time which is GMT-08:00 It's giving me 07:28 but what I want is 19:28.
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Can't get chart to display weeks from specified day

I can't for the life of me get my chart to display every Monday (starting from 13/07, instead it displays every Sunday (starting with 12/07).The chart also starts with 6 data points (minor lines) and ...
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Calculate Total DateDif Average Between 2 Columns (start, end) according to year expressed in days, hours, minutes

I'm having trouble getting a formula to work to calculate the total average time between times (start and end). Sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/...
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Is there a way I can format text to change color in Google Sheets based on the time and date?

I have a weekly schedule that I have set up in Google Sheets in the following way: I have a weekly schedule that I have set up in Google Sheets in the following way: I use this to schedule ...
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How can I use TODAY() as part of a formula checking against a list of dates in Google Sheets?

I'm trying to use the TODAY() formula to check against a long column of date cells, and mark them as 'LIVE' if the given date is less than (or equal to) today. Crucially though, if the date cell is ...
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How to convert a numeric value into a time format inside a formula that also contains a string

I have a "mixed" formula (containing numbers and text) and I need to convert the numeric values into a time format. Here is my formula: =count(J8:J11)*2/24&" / "&sum(K8:K11)...
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Create Columns via Formula for two dates

How do you do this with columns instead of rows? =ARRAYFORMULA(TEXT(ROW(INDIRECT("A"&DATEVALUE("2018-4-13")& ":A"&DATEVALUE(&...
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How to create a bill checker with Google Sheet

What I'm trying to do is to create a Google Sheet to check my internet bill, but something doesn't seem to work. FROM TO TOT DAYS PRICE CALCULATED PRICE OF BILL 5/3/2020 ...
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Convert string to real date time value?

Here is my current input: 14.05.20 12.37.01 And yes, as it shows, there is a line break in the cell... Here is example sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/...
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Count mismatches between rows in google sheet

Need some help on this cause I'm getting an issue I've this three columns (Time, R1 and R2) and I'm trying to count the mismatches between R1 and R2 but for each month (on the time column) I already ...
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How to autofill specific cell when any next cell is filled

+------------+---------+---------+ | Date | Col1 | Col2 | +------------+---------+---------+ | 2018-01-01 | Value 1 | Value 1 | | 2018-01-01 | Value 2 | Value 2 | | 2018-01-01 | Value 3 | ...
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Google Sheets formula for difference from prior day

I have a monthly sheet w/ dated tabs. I am looking for the formula for the difference between today's data (in the cell) and data from previous day's tab. Today is the 30th so what I am currently ...
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Query Google Sheets Using Week Num to order dates

I was finishing ordering timestamps and dates, and I can't quite get it to work: =QUERY(Sheet3!A:I, " SELECT D, SUM(I) GROUP BY WEEKNUM(D) ORDER BY D DESC LABEL SUM(I) 'Balance Semanal' ...
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Editing cell value changes its formatting

Enter the value 18/04/2020 08:10:00 in a sell. Set the formatting of the sell to Hour(1):Minute(01) Actual value 18/04/2020 08:10:00 Display value: 8:10 Edit the value of the sell to become 18/04/...
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Sum category column in one sheet based on a dates column in another sheet [duplicate]

I have a sheet, Transactions, that looks like this: +--------------+-------------+-------------+-----------+ | Date | Payee | Category | Amount | +--------------+-------------+----...
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Query a column based on current date

I'm trying to query a column based on the current day. Examples: If today is 1st day of the month I need to: =QUERY(table,"SELECT A WHERE B CONTAINS 'this text'") If today is 12th day of the month ...
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How to get a new date when calculating from today plus an integer

I use Google Sheets to calculate my word count & rate for daily writing sessions. I'm trying to come up with a formula that will return the estimated date of hitting a goal, based on my current ...
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get value left of max value

I have a sheet that looks like: Date Value Highest Lowest ---------------------------------------------------------------- 1-1-2020 23 26 20 2-1-2020 20 3-...
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Print incremental numbers in Google Sheets

Cell A1 holds a numerical value (e.g. 10), and I'd like to output the list of numbers from 1 to that number in B1: What's the formula I need for B1? It seems trivial, and I know it probably requires ...