Questions tagged [google-sheets]

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Google Spreadsheet sum when filtering

I have spreadsheet that looks like this: Now when I filter on a company I want the total to display the sum of the whole of B column. Since I am very new to spreadsheets I was hoping someone could ...
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How many 'importranges' are being used in a selected Google Sheet

How to find out how many importranges are being used in a single Google Sheet.
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How do I get the address of a range with a formula?

Let's say I have a range called WidgetTypes in cells C5:M5. I want my formula in cell A1 to return C5:M5 or $C$5:$M$5. What formula goes into cell A1? cell("address",WidgetTypes) returns $C$5 but I'...
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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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Unable to filter rows in a sheet populated by QUERY

I am trying to filter one column A-Z to pair items listed in more than one selling app. However, if I apply an A-Z filter for a column with item codes, the sheet rearranges everything per the filter ...
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Help to modify code please

I would like to use this code : function onEdit(e) { if(e.range.rowStart === 1 && e.range.columnStart === 1) { e.range.offset(0,1).clearContent(); } } but only on a tab called '...
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Auto numbering Google sheets

I want to have auto numbering dependent on cell drop down box in helper column so i can sorted out. If someone pick Start in A2 to have number 1 in B2. Then if they skip one or two and chose Start ...
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How to calculate the following mathematical expression in Google Sheets?

I am trying to calculate the total money that can be made from dollar cost averaging every year using Google Sheets. For example: how would I evaluate this?
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Sumif and Sumifs with open ranges gives #ERROR in one sheet, correct result in other

Here's my test sheet: Localization is USA with timezone GMT+1 I've tried substituting ',' with ';' to no avail. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pZku_X6b49uMhKivnv3N1uv6sekYrhY12IlUct_Zudc/...
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“Invalid Input, must be item on specified list” Google sheets error

I am super new to anything coding and google sheets. All of what I've done was was trying to follow the directions of another question I saw on this site. However, as expected, nothing is working! ...
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“Calculating formulas” in Google Sheet disaster

I have a worksheet with 13 sheets. the largest one has 2000 rows. I have already deleted all the possible blank rows i could. I have also read all the guides on how to make a Google Sheet faster and ...
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Opposite of SWITCH function? (i.e. enums in Google Sheets)

In programming, I could use a switch/case statement to do something like this: func animalNameFromType(animalType: Int) { switch animalType { case 1: return "dog" case 2: return "cat" ...
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How to have font size adapt itself to cell size?

I have a document where I use one sheet for presentation purposes. It's like a window/viewer of the content of the main sheet (the cell contents are all references to the main sheet). I built myself ...
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Insert image to spreadsheet from google drive folder, png image dose not show, why?

I have an image in a folder that I want to import into my spreadsheet (in a cell). I'm using the script from Insert image from Google Drive into Google Sheets (with some modifications). But this ...
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How to treat data pasted into Google Sheets as number instead of text and sort accordingly?

I pasted a table into Google Sheets (part of Google Docs), and one column is 1/234 1/102 1/1222 1/83 and when sorted according to this column, the column data is treated as "text" and sorted ...
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How do I edit cells in Google Sheets, after filtering or importing a range [duplicate]

when I import a range, in Google Sheets, or I use the formula Filter(), I get an array of data. I would want to then be able to edit the imported/filtered data, is that doable? of course, without ...
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Add item to a google sheet's cell from url?

Is it possible to pass a URL to a google sheet and have the sheet append a new cell with content taken from a parameter in the URL?? Use case: In KDE (and other environment as well, perhaps), most ...
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Conditional formatting Google sheets

I want A1 on Sheet1 to change color based on specific text in cell B1 on Sheet2 or even different Book...is that even possible with custum formula? Tnx in advance P.S. =ISText(indirect("Sheet2!B1")) ...
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Linked Google Sheet requires authorization although public

I have made a Google Sheet that links to another Google Sheet, using IMPORTRANGE(). Although the linked sheet has Public accessibility, I am still required to authorize access to the linked sheet. Why ...
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Query returning multiple results in the first cell, followed by rows with the remaining results

I have a Query returning multiple results in the first cell, followed by rows with the remaining results. The query and results are below. I've replaced = with contains, same results. I use many ...
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Reverse Shortened URL to Get the Original URL Before the Shortening in Google Sheets

I have a sheet where I collect tweets with links based on a search query. Twitter, however, is handing me for each tweet their short URL format (t.co) rather than the original URL that was shared. Is ...
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How can I “void” a cell from a column to give me the correct average? [duplicate]

Google Pages. I need my page set up for 20 rows of data on a google spreadsheet (forgive my ignorance) Often I need to only input 15 or so rows of data. Sheets spits out an average at the bottom of ...
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How do I set up this checkbox formula in google sheets? I'm getting #N/A error

I have a list of players in my league and next to each name is a checkbox to show if they are active or not. I set up a formula that checks each of the 12 weeks of game play to see if a player ...
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How do I advance the column instead of the row when I copy/paste a formula?

So pretty simple thing I am doing, pulling data from a form and putting it in a template. =('Form Responses 1'!B3) is what I am doing, which works fine for my needs, however when I copy and past ...
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how to extract URL from the cell?

The cell is not the type of HYPERLINK, but it is still a link, when you click the cell, it can redriect succcessful.
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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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How do I get this formula to increment by 1 per 25?

I need my formula to increase by "1" for every "25". I wrote the following formula, but it does not work: =SUM( IF(O11<25,0, IF(O11<50>21,1, IF(O11<75>51,2, IF(O11<100>76,3, IF(...
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Is there a better way or more efficient way to write this IF statement? [duplicate]

I need a way to get the return number to increase by "1" after every increment of "10". Is there a more efficient way to do this other than: =SUM( IF(AC11<10,0, IF(AC11<20,1, IF(AC11<30,2, ...
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Can I use “countIFS” with a filter?

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1PlPmShZ4SnkxAqBTg5xY_LHaNokGaFli4Wc7MjV_Jqo/edit?usp=sharing I want to count how many paid is for city MB and then how many paid is for city UB. I tried to ...
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Reference formulas from one sheet into multiple sheets

I would like to reference (pull in) formulas (not the result of the formula) from one sheet into multiple sheets so that they calculate on the sheet they are referenced. For example, if I have =...
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Google Sheets: move a chart and still have it update from original data/arrays?

Can you move or copy a chart in Google Sheets into another EXISTING sheet and have it still update form the original data arrays? I know you can move a chart into its own sheet, but I'm looking to ...
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How to show the current day of the week in Google Sheets

I have a Google Sheets that works as my To-Do list, and I want to make a cell that displays the current day of the week in text and updates itself every day. For example, Monday or Friday.
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Combine columns where there is only one data cell per row in Google Sheets

I have Google Sheets data that looks like this: A | B | C ----------- 1 | a | | 2 | | b | 3 | c | | 4 | | | d 5 | | e | 6 | f | | 7 | | | g 8 | | h | I need to ...
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Importrange to filter out rows with empty cells? [closed]

I'm doing an importrange I'd like to know the formula to filter out rows that has empty cell in a specified column. Thanks!
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Linkable preview of Google Docs (Sheets, Slides, etc.)?

Is there a way to get a live preview image (an image, similar to the content of the document that updates without manual intervention) of a Google Sheet (or other apps in the Google suite) to link to ...
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I'm using googlefinance in sheets; printing to PDF shows N/A in place of calculation values

in calc using googlefinance function, when working/looking in worksheet, it calculates properly BUT when I go to print/PDF with control P, then open PDF the print shows N/A Here's a simple example ...
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How to reference the result of a IMPORT function as a defined name in a single cell

Note: The motivation for my question is just formula readability. My sheet is working fine. Let's pretend I have an IMPORTXML function that's currently returning 2 columns and a varying number of ...
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Google-sheet IF function not working

I need a formula in Google spreadsheet that will: +1 when the value is >=5, +2 when the value is >=10, +3 when the value is >=15, +4 when the value is >=20, +5 when the value is >=25 ...
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Using Google Sheets cell reference in SOQL Query

I'm using Data connector for Salesforce Google Sheets add-on to pull Salesforce information into a sheet via SOQL queries. I'd like to use a cell reference from my sheet inside one of those queries, ...
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why Google Spreadsheet is not Displaying Name and Picture? Even When logged in? [closed]

I have tried in many ways, My Id and picture is not displayed in sheet where others can. how can i modify or edit that? is this a bug? or is there any possible ways to resolve this?
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Is it possible to have a value inserted by data validation automatically update when the source updates

Basically, on one page I have some fields with a simple data validation "List from a range", which gets its items from some fields on another page. When I update the values on the second page, it does ...
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Number of times a csv can be downloaded in one day

I have an app that we use for competitions; it displays the weekly schedule for the competition. The schedule is created in Google Sheets - there are 8 columns and approx 800 rows of data...a mere ...
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Will working with an active Google Form responses sheet mess anything up?

I'd like to sort rows and remove duplicates while the form is live and the responses sheet is receiving incoming responses. Will my working on the sheet while a response is coming in cause any ...
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How to extract business phone number from address in Google Sheets

Is it possible to extract a business's phone number from the address? I know there are scripts that can be made to extract things like ZIP code from address, but I figured since Google organizes the ...
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How can you *turn off* the new “Show Edit History” feature in Google Sheets?

I turned on "Show Edit History" for one cell in a Google Sheet and now I want to turn it off for that one cell. I can't see any way to do so. If I right-click on the cell I see "Show Edit History" ...
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Parse JSON from Google Spreadsheet Cell

I am working on an API with google spreadsheet and app script to retrieve JSON response; I am using ImportJSON function (custom function by Brad Jasper and Trevor Lohrbeer) to retrieve and parse JSON ...
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Google Sheets - Query Multiple Columns for same Data

We have Employee training data in a Google 'Form Response' spreadsheet which ranges from A1 to JQ1000. This spreadsheet is automatically populated when a Google Form is completed but it is difficult ...
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Google Script error when trying to move row to another tab

Using the script below to try to move a row from one tab to another and getting the following error I can't figure out TypeError: Cannot read property "length" from undefined. (line 20, file "Code")...
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How to use “aggregate” chart feature on Google Sheets

Line graphs and most other types in Google Sheets have a checkbox for "aggregate" in the setup tab. I've tried looking through the instructions but I can't find any documentation on how to use this ...
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how to publish google sheets app to the web?

I have a google sheets app where a person selects an item from a dropdown, enters a value in a cell, and then presses a button for processing, and it works perfects as a sheet. But when I publish ...