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Questions tagged [google-sheets-timestamp]

Use for question about inserting a date, time or a date and time (timestamp) automatically into a Google spreadsheet.

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How to print the first modified date of a cell

I would like to make a script that works like this script to print a timestamp when a cell was last updated but in this case I want to return when it was first updated, not last.
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Timestamping purchase entries

I’ve created myself a budget tracker where I can track what I bought and how much I spent across a few categories. I specified column B (purchase entries are rows) to be the date and time at which I ...
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Can I record the users within a Google sheet?

I'd like to have an auto-generated list of users with timestamps within a spreadsheet, tabs, or if possible specific cells. Ideally, once a cell has been altered, I'd like another cell to record the ...
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timestamp for specific value change in different column

I want an automatic timestamp to appear in column D ('Receive Date') when the value in column B ('Status') is changed to 'Received'. I have the script below, but it inserts a timestamp regardless of ...
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Formula for dates in Google sheets doesn't work when static time included

I'm trying to make a formula that takes a date formatted like this "10/7" and will spit out the date 3 days before it. So I make a formula =C79-3 and that spits out the date. However, I also ...
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How to calculate hours per date

I am trying to use A Google Sheet generated by Google Forms to track total attendance time in lab for a robotics team. I have created a form with the following questions: Checking in or Checking out ...
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Change COUNTIF range based on the current day of the week, with 3 days using the same dataset

I work as a delivery driver and have been futzing around trying to create a google sheet that automatically updates with the current day's drops. However, there is a rub with the data set. The ...
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2 time stamps in different cells I would like both of the scripts below to work at the same time [duplicate]

function onEdit(event) { var timezone = "GMT-7"; var timestamp_format = "MM-dd-yyyy-hh:mm"; // Timestamp Format. var updateColName = "Ext Warehouse"; var timeStampColName = "Date/Time Change";...
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Timestamp for Edits Made to 1 Cell Only

I have this script that works perfectly for any edit on the spreadsheet page: function onEdit(e) { if (!e.value) return; e.source.getActiveSheet() .getRange('F29') .setValue(new ...
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Google Sheets: replace formula with its value after evaluation

In Google Sheets, I'd like to replace a formula with its evaluated value immediately after evaluation. Specifically, given two empty cells A1 and B1, I'd like B1 to be filled with the timestamp of ...
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Auto-updating timestamp [duplicate]

In a particular cell of a column, I would like to have a timestamp of the last date any cell of that column was modified. Specifically : G31 would show date of last modification on any cell of the G ...
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Auto insert current date when a cell value changes to one of two specific values

I am trying to enter the date and time when a certain query gets resolved. I am using the below script for entering the create-date timestamp in column T, however I would also like to add another ...
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How to add a date to a cell next to an cell with an imported value

In column A I have a value added each day from the tab/cell TOTAL/A1 by this script: function dailyLog() { var ss = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); var sourceSheet = ss.getSheetByName('...
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Locking the value of TODAY() [duplicate]

I have two columns in my spreadsheet, A and B. In column A I would like to add the date the corresponding row's value in B was added. I'm thinking something along =IF(ISBLANK(B2),"",TODAY()). The ...
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Make function only work on first sheet, not in whole Google Sheets file

I have the following code which is for tracking the date of any edit made in a particular row. However, this code applies to the whole spreadsheet file, I would like to change this to be for the 1st ...
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Pasting timestamp for edits by multiple users in Google Sheets

I got a good Google Sheet script for pasting a time stamp at the designated column of the same row on editing any cells of another particular column. Here it is On Edit of column 11: timestamp is to ...
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Put the timestamp of last edit on master sheet, next to edited sheet's name

I'm trying to come up with a script that will print a timestamp of the last edit made to a specific tab within a google sheet. Imagine you have 17 retail stores, each one having its own tab with a set ...
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Counting timestamp considering time and date

How do I count timestamp considering both date and time range?For example, I want to count how many cells are within 2/14/2018 22:00 to 2/15/2018 1:00.
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Google spreadsheets: How to get average session per user instead of all users?

In google spreadsheets I'm trying to get the average session per user from Google Analytics, so I tried ga:avgSessionDuration on metrics, ga:date in dimensions, it returned me the time in seconds, so ...
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How can I stop Google Sheets charts from rounding down durations?

I've got a Google Sheets chart that displays the average pace of a day's rowing machine workouts (e.g. average the time to row 500m). It looks like this: The Query I'm using to get the data is this: ...
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Time Stamp Every Last Date Each ROW is Updated [duplicate]

I've looked at other questions on this and I don't think this specific question has been asked. Is there any way to have a column, let's say column B, that could show the last date that particular ...
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Google script to delete on condition

I'm trying to fix a script for a Google Spreadsheet, https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1J3VRBXkx5B3p1fmrVpkI3Y6F5EGns9Vao7FyxOQsSVo/edit?usp=sharing I wrote to following: function ...
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Two Timestamps in diffrent cells to update seperately when data is put into a cell

I am trying to get two separate timestamps to fix to two different cells when data is put into a separate column. E.g If i enter a number in B3 i get a timestamp in D3 I also enter a number in C3 and ...
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Insert timestamp and last changed timestamp in a Google Sheet

I've been trying to make these two functions to a Google Sheet; If any value in row C, then inject creation timestamp in ROW A (code 1) If any value from ROW D and further, then inject last modified ...
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How to get the data value of NOW() and stored as text

this is the document. https://docs.google.com/a/hitek.com.mx/spreadsheets/d/1IcrITujtSOJSInIlDc7gmVkTpekxz9qa6C5sL1J4FEU/edit?usp=sharing Basically what it needs to happen is the following. Column ...
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Insert timestamp when a criteria is met leaving the old cells with time stamp

I want to use the following code for two sheets with different columns to insert timestamp once the criteria have been met. sheet1 = "Data Enrichment" & sheet2 = "Data" /*Final working Script*/ ...
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Show a time-stamp in one cell when another cell is updated in Google Sheets

I want to time stamp when a cell was filled out in the column to the right of only certain columns. We use a simple spread sheet to keep inventory and I'd like to know when someone takes something or ...
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Automatically set “last updated” cell in row Google Docs Spreadsheets

To follow up on this solution, instead of offset(0,7) to any active cell, is there a way to change line 6 (var nextCell = r.offset(0, 7);) in the code below to display the last updated code a ...
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Create fresh duplicate of Master Google Sheet on a daily basis

I'm trying to hack together a paperless data-entry solution for my company using Google Sheets. Basically, our employees are required to fill out daily logs on paper. Needless to say, this is ...
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Update a timestamp in a cell only when specific text is entered in another cell

Looking for a timestamp to be created in Google Sheets in cell B2 based on the text "Loading-Outside" being entered into cell A2. I know the below script will work for any edit made to the cell, but ...
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Timestamp based on cell value

I've created a script that inserts a timestamp based on any update to a specific cell; however I'm trying to insert a timestamp on a specific condition: 'Complete'. Would anyone know how to modify ...
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A date column in Google Sheets, e.g column B, that fills itself when I enter a value to its neighbour cell in column A

I need to create a date column that automatically returns the date in which I filled its neighbour cell. For example, when I enter data to cell A2, B2 will return the date the data was entered to A2.
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Google Sheets Script Editor action not applying to all sheets

I have a Sheets file with a tab/sheet for each month. I am editing the Script Editor to apply an automatic Timestamp when an item is scanned. How do I make the same script for each sheet, but make it ...
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.getSheetByName not returning specific sheet?

I'm using a script to add a timestamp when a value on a given row is changed. My issue I'm running into is that the getSheetByName isn't returning the sheet I want, rather the script is running across ...
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Timestamp Google Drive's “last modified”

I'm trying to get a cell in my Google sheet to reference the last modified timestamp from the Google Drive of the same file (not folder). In other words, I'd like for a cell to update its timestamp ...
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Google Sheets execute script only in certain range on certain sheet

Currently I use this script to put a timestamp in a column when a value is entered into a cell in the same row but different column. function onEdit(e) { var sheet = e.source.getActiveSheet(); ...
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Auto insert column with today's date every day

I would like Google Sheets to insert a new column between columns A and B at the start of each new day with that day's date in cell B1. Is there a function or script that would make this possible?
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Automatic date in Google Docs

Is there a way in Google Docs to automatically update the date in a header of the page, so that whenever I print the document it will have today's date?
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An “Updated on” field that records the last time that a particular column changed [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a "last updated" field under Google Sheets? I have a status column, where the status progresses something like: New -> Pending -> Started -> Done I would like to add a "...
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Timestamp code for Google Sheets

I am using this script in order to put a time stamp in column B when someone edits in a row. However, I need it to place the time stamp if someone edits a row in column A. I don't need it to place a ...
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Periodically updating a URL in the ImportXML command with a script

I am using importxml to extract prices from multiple websites. My main concern is to be able to refresh the prices whenever I want and not be dependent on Google's hourly update. I am using this ...
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Your Time stamp code

I have copied and pasted your code to put a time stamp on a spreadsheet that I am working on and it is working great. Except the day is coming back as "56" for some reason and I don't know why. It ...
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Insert today's date as a value in Google Sheets [duplicate]

I have a Google Sheets where I store customers details and the date of the last time I contacted or was contacted by this customer: Customer name | Last contact date Bob | 2016/01/...
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Timestamp in two columns

As a teacher, I am trying to create a Google sheet for the students to use as they sign in and out of class. I have successfully used code to auto insert a time stamp into column A if Column C is ...
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Time stamp on last row of column for changes in predetermined range

I am looking for a way to add a time stamp to the last row of a column of figures any time there is a change in the above range. I have been able to find a number of examples where you can timestamp ...
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Insert current date to cell based on content in other cell

Background: I am trying to create a sheet which tracks my costs on daily basis. Instead of entering the current date everyday, I want the sheet to store the current day based on the content I enter ...
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Auto calculate and display timestamp in a specific row and column

I have a spreadsheet with a formula that works to display the timestamp in the same row, but is there a way to set a column at the same time so I don't have multiple time stamps displaying along that ...
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Update column with last update of row in Google Sheets… except the header

I've been using this code to find the most recent update of a given row: function onEdit() { var s = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet(); var r = s.getActiveCell(); if( r.getColumn() != 5 ) { //...
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Capture Created Date from form that allows for editing

I've looked through the previous posts and can only find information where it looks like the responder assumes that the form is completed in one go, so the TimeStamp column is the obvious answer to ...
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Triggering timestamp on formula input

I'd like to have a timestamp which triggers its input depending on a cell containing a formula like =IF(ISBLANK(cell),"", time ), and not upon manual input. My script is the following and is working ...