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Questions tagged [regexextract]

For questions about a spreadsheet function that allows selection from a string on the basis of a regular expression.

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Comparing two cells and adding text to matching values

I have two columns, one with all items in a set and another with the items I currently have. I would like to compare those and for the matching results to have a bit of text added if they match. So ...
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Multiplying several numbers within a text string, is this possible?

I have cell A1 which is a text string: 100 blue cars, 100 red cars, 100 yellow cars In cell B1 I have a number which is a multiplier say 2. Is it possible to change the numbers within cell A1 ...
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Copy the contents of a row to another sheet based on a specific value

I have a Google sheet with various rows of data, in one column (Column E), the values for each row follow the following pattern: A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 etc. I want to copy the rows ...
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How to count cell with upper leter in array?

I need to count the upper letter if exist in a particular cell. So my results should be as on the image below. important is ignore in count empty cell. I noticed that task is simple if I can use ...
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Google Sheets Conditional Formatting

I am trying to make a certain cell on my sheet light up based on what week it is. Each cell contains the value Week X where the X is a week-number. After a little bit of experimentation I have made ...
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Remove all text before (and excluding) match

Hi I have a cell with data such as: Dropped pin Near Hughanden Village Hall, Pome Ln, Hughanden, Low Slokey, HT11 3AT https://goo.gl/maps/dVtKw423RBA9fkGs7 I would like to use REGEXREPLACE (or one ...
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Google Sheets' REGEX to group values

I need to take into account text across multiple cells using REGEXes to identify larger grouping in another cell. For example, using both a Source and Medium value to determine one larger Channel ...
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Google Sheets' Duration Input issue

We have been using Apple Numbers which seems to have this duration thing figured out a little better than Google, (either that or I'm missing something). In Apple Numbers, if I type into a cell with a ...
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Format cell, If word from list in cell

I'm trying to color tag cells according to keywords they may contain. I've searched just about everywhere, and have tried various applications of the Search and Find functions to no avail. Imagine I ...
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How can I create a recursive formula in Google Sheets?

I'm making a task tracker in Google Sheets and am trying to implement subtasks. I am trying to create a formula that checks a row's "Parent Task" column, and if there is a parent task, indents the ...
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Total Wages Calculations

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13HdNN_qa9rhLFyMe0N9I9EusmBudi_dcdBkc6UeLHMM/edit#gid=878850570 I am trying to total Normal Pay but the formula does not Multiply Regular Hours by Normal Rate ...
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Goggle Sheets IMPORTXML/REGEXEXTRACT out of date

Alright, so I found my basic answer from these posts, 2-3 years ago. Extract data from Steam Import total hours on Steam Steam has updated its website since then, so I've messed around with it and ...
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How to get the largest initial values of multiplied columns?

I'm tracking performance for some athletes and we need a way to see their "Best" workout numbers meaning the highest numbers of (rep × weight). The table looks like this: The reps and the weight are ...
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Google Sheets - Convert entire column of prices by 50%

I have a large column of prices, however, sometimes the word [FIXED] also appears in these columns (see screenshot below). I need to convert this price list to wholesale. All the products wholesale ...
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Convert Number and Text to Number

I have a spreadsheet in Google Sheets with data like this: In sheet 2, in column pricelist, the below data is there. I want the summary in sheet 1 to have the same. I have used index and match but it ...
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Inaccurate output when using importrange vs manual input

I have a little problem using Google Sheets. I'm using importrange to get raw data from another sheet that I don't own. This is the sample raw data, then import it my own sheet here. Importing data ...
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Conditional Formatting Text with more then one value

I am looking to have a row of 20 cells change font colour based on ABC to Z being white. Then 0 to 10 being blue. Then all the symbols being red. Is there a way to do this? I found I can do this but ...
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Extract Value from Poorly formed JSON result

I have a Google script that returns the following result set, but when I try to get the value for asking_price or asking_price_condition it comes back undefined. I assume it's because of some {} ...
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Parsing a non-nested JSON string in Google Sheets using formulas only

I have a cell with the following JSON data: {"rev2_0": "2,058", "rev2_1": "2,099", "rev2_2": "2,141", "rev2_3": "2,184", "revchg3_0": "3%", "revchg3_1": "6%"} In another cell, I want to get the ...
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How to SUMIF depending on another column's value and REGEXEXTRACT

I'm trying to use SUMIF and REGEXEXTRACT, i want to get a total sum of the description only where paid out is not blank and the description value needs to be multiplied by value in paid out so on the ...
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Google Sheets - How to extract words from a cell using regexextract

I have a spreadsheet with many rows like this: Arkonor 16m³Crimson +5%Prime +10%Flawless +15% Bistot 16m³Triclinic +5%Monoclinic +10%Cubic +15% Crokite 16m³Sharp +5%Crystalline +10%Pellucid +15% ...
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Vlookup using Regex Extract

I trying to do insert an image into a cell in google sheets. I'm using vlookup and regex extract to lookup columns to retrieve the image URL for the IMAGE function in google sheets. However one of ...
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Split rows dynamically based on row length (COUNTA) and transpose to 2D array

I have data in this format: And I need it to be reformatted into this: Basically, each row in the initial format is composed of 4 concatenated sections of equal lengths: Part(s), Product(s), Quant(s)...
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Google Sheets: REGEXEXTRACT Formula to remove characters not inside [brackets] but leave , commas?

I'm trying to create a formula that uses either =REGEXEXTRACT or =REGEXREPLACE to remove all characters not inside [brackets] but leaving the ,,, commas where they are. For example... ➜ Text to ...
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Google Sheets - REGEX Challenge

I have a long Google Sheet column of cells with content looking like this: #text: Jacob Zuma @domain: https://www.theguardian.com/world/zuma #text: World news @domain: https://www.theguardian.com/...
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Conditional color scale not working with functions

I want to apply conditional color scale but it doesn't work. This is the original cell (A12)in a sheet called ProcessedData: = votes:[2074 Then, I use in B4: = REGEXEXTRACT(ProcessedData!A12&"...
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How to apply a relative reference in conditional formatting formula?

I have a whole bunch of cells (28 so far) that need conditional formatting. Here is what the data looks like: I want the colours in the top "Last Period" metric cells to vary depending on the values ...
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How to modify REGEXEXTRACT to import total hours played on Steam

My problem is similar as the one answered here: How to create an auto updating Google spreadsheet with information from Steam? Only I need to modify the REGEXEXTRACTs to find total hours played ...
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How to incorporate SUBSTITUTE function into complicated function in Google Sheets

I have the following function and it works perfectly, with one exception. Some of the values returned have characters in them that I want to remove. =ARRAYFORMULA(IFERROR(REGEXEXTRACT("|"&...
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How to regex extract alpha portion immediately after an underscore in Google Sheets?

Using Google sheets, here's what I'm trying to accomplish: I have data that comes in like this: xta_GAM-1a (61095) xta_SM (61096) xta_GAM2 (61156) xta_GAM-1b (61161) AO CPC ALL GAM AO CPC ALL PA AO ...
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How to move a Google Sheet from one file to another while retaining external references

Background I usually add several sheets to a single Google sheets file. There is always a separate sheet that extracts information from the other sheets (via REGEXEXTRACT etc). Problem sometimes ...
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Drop part of a cell value after a specific character

I have one cell that contains a long string of several values separated by "|". EXAMPLE in Cell B5 title | time | location | cost I need a formula that will show the value of B5, but only the ...
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How to categorize data in Google Spreadsheet using regular expressions

I'm trying to categorize some data in a Google spreadsheet. I have "phrases to screen" in column A, TAB "Phrases". For example "blueish house" I have "words" in column A, TAB "Words". For example, "...
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VLOOKUP problem with value from =arrayformula(iferror(regexextract

I'm trying to use VLOOKUP to pull data from one tab in a Google Sheets workbook into another tab. The VLOOKUP formula works if the value being searched for is 100103, but not the cell reference G2 (...
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Pull info from a larger text string into separate cells with regular expressions

I'm new to using regular expressions and I'm trying to use REGEXEXTRACT to pull info from a larger text string into separate cells: Men's T-Shirt (Amount: 6.00 USD, Qty: 1, Size: M, Color: Black) I'...
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How can I extract the price using importxml from an AngularJS site?

I need to extract the price from this website using importXML on Google Spreadsheets. Here is a product https://en-sa.wadi.com/apple-iphone-6s-16-gb-4g-rose-gold-with-facetime-61616.html The issue ...
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How can social hashtags be extracted from a cell?

Example: A2 -> What a beautiful day! #sunday #summer B3 -> #news Stay tuned for our next contest! #something Desired output on B2 ->#sunday #summer Desired output on B3 ->#news #...
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Can I call IMPORTRANGE function inside a REGEXEXTRACT function?

I want to obtain root domains from a list of URLs with REGEXEXTRACT but want the list of all possible TLDs to come from another sheet, to avoid specifying com|net|org|all other by hand. Basic idea: ...
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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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REGEXEXTRACT and French accents in Google Sheets

I have the following formula: =REGEXEXTRACT(source!A2,"^[\w\s\À-ÿ]+") where source!A2="Ancien Marché Saint-Jacques (1125, rue Ontario Est)" and I would like to extract Ancien Marché Saint-...
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In a Google spreadsheet, how do I list unique items, modified by a regexp?

I have a Google spreadsheet with items and prices. Column D has the prices, column C has item names, some of which contain multiple words. When an item has multiple words, only the first one is ...
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Is it possible to use a loop in Google Spreadsheets?

I have the following document: +---+-----------+ | | A | +---+-----------+ | 1 | Foo (100) | | 2 | Bar (30) | | 3 | Baz (50) | +---+-----------+ I'd like to use a REGEXEXTRACT to extract ...