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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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Vlookup using Regex Extract - Google Sheets

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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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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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 ...