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Questions tagged [worksheet-function]

This tag is for spreadsheet questions where the question or answers involve an in-the-cell worksheet function.

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Finding multiple “most common values” in a column

I am trying to display the 5 most commonly appearing text values in a column in Google Sheets. The following will give me the most common value in column A: =ArrayFormula(INDEX(A:A,MODE(MATCH(A:A,A:...
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Goggle Sheets IMPORTXML/REGEXEXTRACT out of date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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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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How to calculate a subtotal based on multiple columns in Google Sheets

I want to create a dynamic formula, which will calculate the sum of column C, subtracted by the sum of column D, between the range of the current new subtotal and the previous subtotal, and adding the ...
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copy/paste formula with reference to another sheet?

Within Google sheets, I have a formula like: =COUNTIFS(foo!H:H,"*"&B14&"*",foo!E:E,"*"&C14&"*") which I want to copy past as: =COUNTIFS(bar!H:H,"*"&B14&"*",bar!E:E,"*"&...
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Is there a way to autofill cells with a formula targeting cells horizontally (in rows) while autofilling vertically (in columns)?

In the above image fields are populated as follow: A1 is empty/not important B1 = animal C1 = dog D1 = male E1 = animal F1 = cat G1 = male H1= insect I1 = ladybug J1 = unknown I am working in column ...
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Count worked days per employee

I am creating a spreadsheet in Google Sheets for a client who wants the sheet to pull data from their Google Calendar to calculate how many days each employee works. They use Calendar for their ...
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All text in a cell before the “ - ” or “ : ”

Is the Query function capable of taking the contents of a cell and returning everything before the first instance of - or :? Here is a screenshot of what I mean: Obviously, this isn't my actual data,...
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How to pull the page number and the number of images listed from one sheet and then populate cells in another sheet accordingly?

Sorry, I didn't know how to summarize it in the title. Basically, I have a spreadsheet where I'm keeping track of the number of images that need to be on each page of a document I'm working on. On ...
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IF statement not working in Google Sheets?

So I'm using Google Sheets and I'm trying to determine whether or not cells in a certain column AO have a higher value then cells in another column O. My formula is =IF(AO6 > O6,"UNDER","OVER"). ...
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How to compare duration to another duration using IF statements

=IF(TIMEVALUE(H2)<=TIMEVALUE("00:01:00.000"), 150, TIMEVALUE(H2)<=TIMEVALUE("00:01:30.000"),100, IF(TIMEVALUE(H2)<=TIMEVALUE("00:02:00.000"), 75, IF(TIMEVALUE(H2)<=TIMEVALUE("00:02:30....
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How to import data from Investing.com into spreadsheet?

I want to import the live individual stock price in the Google Sheets as highlighted on the image. Is that possible? https://in.investing.com/equities/jagson-airlines-bo
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Import range from 3 sheets/tabs into 4th

I currently have 3 sheets (tabs) in a Google Sheets workbook. Each column header (Row 1) in the 3 sheets are identical. I'd like to create a 4th sheet that combines ALL the contents in the 3 sheets ...
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4 IF AND Statements in one cell

Trying to get two equations to then present one of four options. Example: Have no idea where to start, all four need to sit in the one cell.
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VLOOKUP is not finding text value on other sheet

See this example spreadsheet. I get #N/A value when I try to find bbb on sheet2 using formula =VLOOKUP(A1;sheet2!$A$1:$B$4;1;FALSE) How to fix it?
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Test if value of cell is used in a formula [duplicate]

In a google sheet I have some values that are used in formulas in other cells (until now, nothing unusual...). I would like these cells to have a special color to be aware that if I modifiy them, ...
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Is it possible to return a range from an IFS or SWITCH?

I am trying to simplify some 'if else if else' code by replacing it with a single IFS or SWITCH expressions. I have simplified all the code to be trivial but show the problem. This code works and two ...
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Can I auto populate cells in Google Sheets?

I have a bunch of categories; Bar Foo Ghost Misc Other All have variable amounts - except for category Ghost, the amount is always 15.00. I have Data Validation set up (which is how I pick the ...
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Conditional formatting with color scale for many rows independently once

I create reports with different cohort tables. Each row of a table must have conditional formatting with color scale (depending only on current row values, i.e. regardless of other rows min/max values)...
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How to reference a Google Sheet by filename?

How to reference a Google Sheet by filename? I would like to use IMPORTRANGE function, but it can only reference a file by URL not by filename. Example filename: 2018-11.xlsx 2018-12.xlsx
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How do I interleave rows of data in Google Sheets or Excel

I have data on several different worksheets and I want to combine into single sheet. The data is text, not numeric. I can do this work in either Google Sheets or Excel. I have: Sheet1 R1 Sheet1 ...
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Google Sheet - Help returning 'Top Earner' each month

I have a sheet logging participation each month by members with multiple accounts, initially used the top account to track the top earner but after adding a tab to consolidate accounts by member I'm ...
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Difficulty appending to cell in Google Sheets

My goal is to automate making a calendar on Google Sheets. I used =DATE(C1,A1,B1) to make a date and then each following cell, I added 1 to the previous cell. However, now I want to also automate ...
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Conditional formatting if entry is final entry of the day

I have a Google Sheet in which I keep track of transactions, kinda like this: | Date | Funds | Running total | |---------|---------|---------------| | 5/23/18 | 10.00 | 10.00 | | 5/23/...
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Is it possible to calculate in the background of a data validation cell?

Is it possible to calculate in the background of a data validation cell? I am creating a quite comprehensive spreadsheet that shall help me calculate dice pools in an RPG, but to not trouble you with ...
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Google Sheets Combining multiple IF statements into one formula (as an Array)

Hope someone can help, got the formula below but I want to modify it so that the first IF formula, IF(F3:F="Delay","Delay", returns a “Delay” if it finds a match (not if it finds "Delay") and if it ...
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Examine for overlap in Google Sheets?

Let's say I have the following start and end days/times: SHEET1 Resulting in a range of time from Mon 10am through Tues at 11:59pm. I'd like to know whether this range of time overlaps another ...
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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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Multiple IF statements: IF, AND, ISDATE, THEN formula

I'm trying to get a nested formula to work, but I keep getting an error. I tried using the generic formula =IF(AND(A1="this",B1="that"),"x","") but couldn't figure out how to make sure Q6=date. I had ...
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Sum points per row based on if expected value is unique within row

Given a Google spreadsheet of quiz answers (with rows for questions, and columns for people's answers), I want to work out a person's total score. The scoring system is that if only one person gives ...
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Google sheets function IF, AND conditional formatting

EDIT 2: link to test sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IWQWDK9piw_xFVm_48XZ8YAS_LQqXi6sd2GITLIfoAQ/edit#gid=903221057 EDIT 1: added a column, so now J=K, K=L, L=M | updated formulas to ...
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Query Function with Unique References

I am currently using the QUERY function to move relative information to another sheet, which is then used for forecasting. Now what is currently happening is the same business names are showing up in ...
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Multiple IF conditions nested with a CONCATENATE

I have a formula as follows which I'm using for a scheduling system within Google Sheets: =IF(B2="","",(CONCATENATE($B$1&" "&B2&CHAR(10)&$C$1&" "&C2&CHAR(10)&$D$1&"...
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Check value even if it doesn't match validation

In my Google spreadsheet, I have a column G of dates that interviews are/have been scheduled on. There is a validation set on it to validate for dates with a warning. Every once in a while, when ...
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QUERY for like-minded rows

Scenario Consider the following query: =QUERY(A15:E861, "select B, sum(D) group by B") This works for rows with col B's that have the SAME description eg. 1 | abc | n | 10 2 | abc | n | 10 3 | cba ...
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Display date of each weekday of current week

I have seven spreadsheets, one for each day of the week. I am trying to get each one to display their date for that week. So for example, this week Monday would display 7/16/2018 and the Tuesday ...
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How to perform multiple operations where the IF statement is true?

The function below is what I use to handle contact information (email/phone numbers). If the entry is an email id (has text), it will keep it as is. When a phone number is entered, it does a variety ...
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Array Formula Auto-Calculation in Google Forms

I have a google form which is returning data into Column A and Column B and I need to perform calculations on that in Column C, D & E. I have been using Array Formula so that C & D auto-...
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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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Data Validation with an IF formula

I've got a list of items that I want to include in a Drop Down. Using data validation, all I need to do is add the range and this works. However, the list has various types of data and I want to ...
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IF function in Google Sheets gives Parse Error, what am I doing wrong?

When I type this into the cell it gives me the parse error. =if(B10>B2,"Win:" B10 (B10-B2) "SR",if(B10=B2,"Draw:" B10 "+0 SR","Lose:" B10 (B10-B2) "SR")) B10 is 1489 B2 is 1510 I want the cell ...
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Placing text from one cell between certain characters of another sentence

Is it possible to take a word from one cell and place it in between certain characters/words of another cell? (Obviously, I can do this one time but I need to do the same thing multiple times) For ...
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How do I find the sum of the last row of data?

I have a spreadsheet with a row of numbers added every day automatically. I want a function to find out the sum of the last row of numbers, as that last row contains the most up-to-date information. ...
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Copying data from one cell in another based on date

I have a spreadsheet, using google sheets, that I have formed into the following metrics: Column A is the dates of the month Column B is the data I want to be able to copy the data from Column B ...
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Why is my =VLOOKUP function returning #N/A for the first cell?

I'm trying to build a spreadsheet in Google Sheets to calculate a list of charges that should be oncharged to child companies (expenses are paid for by a holding company, and oncharged). My idea for ...
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Countif based on multiple criteria

For reference here's the sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CS-fYhqeKRmEiJC5XA6kRIwIjyBDlBcXj-K9FHjCZjA/edit?usp=sharing I am trying to create a filter that shows me all the data for May ...
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Sumifs summing when conditions evaluate false?

I have a sheet with five columns: ID1, ID2, date, quantity, and the cumulative sum that match both ID1 and ID2. The last is a sumifs shown below And even though the ID1 (4) and ID2 (2) first occur ...
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Regex compare two strings

I have two strings "*j?a?c?k*c?o?o?p?e?r*a?v?o?n*l?a?k?e*o?h*" and "*j?a?c?k*c?o?o?p?e?r*t?r?a?n?s?p?o?r?t*a?v?o?n*l?a?k?e*t?e?r?m?i?n?a?l*" These seem like they should be equal in regex. However, ...
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Finding Min duration for a set of cells

Lets say for example I have 6 durations: mm:ss.00 4:03.2 4:08.2 4:03.1 4:06.4 4:01.3 4:03.3 And I want to find the minimum duration. How would I do that? It doesnt work if I say =min(A1:A6). I've ...
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Google Sheets VLOOKUP with wildcards on range

SETUP Say for a simplified example I have a table of raw data from my bank displaying each store I've spent money, and I want to categorize these into either high-street, website, or pub venues. The ...