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Problem In Google Sheets I have huge GOOGLEFINANCE formulas that return accurate results however the sheet is often unresponsive, and can take a few hours to recalculate when reloaded. Is there a way ...
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Is it possible to do a more concise IF x = 1 OR x = 2 OR x = 3 in Google Sheets?

The following is a part of a formula I'm using to filter for week day rows (for conditional formatting): OR( MOD(ROW(),7)=2, MOD(ROW(),7)=3, MOD(ROW(),7)=4, MOD(ROW(...
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service spreadsheets timed out while accessing document with id, after copy some data between spreadsheets

I need to copy data from one spreadsheet to another every day. There is 13 columns and about 50k rows (counts of rows is growing with time). But from time to time, after copy some data, function is ...
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Spreadsheet Speed In Terms of WorkBook vs WorkSheets

This is a very simple question. Excel calls their individual documents Workbooks, and their "tabs" sheets. Google has a naming problem with their products, and makes this confusing. I have a slow ...
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How do I find out what is slowing down google sheets?

I have a multitab google sheet that now and then slows to a crawl. The progress ribbon takes several passes to before it quits. At times the progress ribbon stops entirely for minutes at a time. This ...
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How can I track down the bottlenecks in Google Sheets? [closed]

Given a complex multitab Google spreadsheet, what tools and methodologies are there to find what is slowing down my sheet execution? I'm seeing behaviour where the ribbon that shows recalc progress ...
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How to test performance of a Google sheet formula?

I was wondering, whether ARRAY_FORMULA() enclosed by COUNT() work much slower than COUNTIF() without ARRAY_FORMULA(). How to test/compare performance of formula that uses a range as parameter?
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Are Boolean expressions short-circuit evaluated in Google sheet formulas?

Suppose I have the following expression repeated in a long column: =IF(OR(\$U2=""; COUNT(aHugeRange)=0); ""; SUM(aHugeRange)) I would like to avoid performing COUNT() and SUM() as much as possible to ...
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How can I speed up Google Sheets?

I'm looking for insights on how to make Google Sheets update more quickly. At present my spreadsheet has 22 sheets with 15 to 100,000 cells each. Mind you many cells are blank. Cust_Orders has a ...
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CPU vs. RAM for Google Sheets

I use Chrome and Google Sheets with large spreadsheets which have IMPORTRANGEs, VLOOKUPs and pivot tables. I am looking to improve speed. For this use which has the bigger impact CPU or RAM? Perhaps ...
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Which changes will have the most impact on recalculation times for a very large and slow spreadsheet?

I have a huge spreadsheet in Google Sheets and it takes about a half-minute to recalculate after every change. During this delay, the user interface is responsive, but there's a slow progress bar ...
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Google Sheets updating after every change, which is too often, slowing everything down

I have a lot of independent functions and information in my sheet, and every time I make a slight change somewhere in the sheet, it seems like the entire sheet is being saved and re-updated. So every (...
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What's causing / how to get rid of long web calls in Google Sheets?

I have a Google Sheets that's running into performance problems. It will make really long calls and occasionally freezes up the user interface. Here's an example of the type of call that's being made ...
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Where does the calculation take place?

In Google Sheets I have quite a large number of relatively complex array formulae in many cells that takes ages to complete calculating. Does the speed of calculation depend on my PC resources, or ...
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I am somewhat new to JavaScript and very new to using it in Google Spreadsheets. I have read that fewer calls to Google Spreadsheet API speeds things up, but I feel like I have as few as possible at ...
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Is there a way to speed up the auto-increment routine in Google Spreadsheets?

The solutions that have been provided for this question does the job, but when more people submit data at the same time, things go wrong. The same number is used in multiple rows. Is there a way to ...
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