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You can use REGEXMATCH: =IF(REGEXMATCH(A1, "sites"), 1, 0) To explain, REGEXMATCH returns true if and only if the argument is a substring of your string.


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Use the following formula to obtain the query you want. Formula =FILTER(A:A;(A:A="Combat Medic")+(A:A="Universal")) Explained In the reference it is explained by Ahab that + and * can be used as boolean expressions, as OR and AND. The solution with the IFERROR (see revision history) is of no use in this case, unless you want to find a particular string: ...


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Please try: =QUERY('Form Responses 1'!A:N,"SELECT C,E,G,H where G is not null or H is not null order by C,E")


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This returns a #VALUE! error if the search term isn't found: =IF(SEARCH("sites", B2) > 0, 1, 0) This uses the same logic but catches the error and returns a 1/0 for success/failure: =IF(IFERROR(SEARCH("sites", B2) > 0, 0), 1, 0)


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=UNIQUE({A:A;B:B;C:C}) =ARRAYFORMULA(UNIQUE(QUERY(TO_TEXT({A:A;B:B;C:C}), "select Col1 where Col1 is not null")))


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In addition to using the ever-useful UNIQUE function around FILTER, as user79865 suggests, you can also use UNIQUE around the original QUERY function (which may be more applicable and helpful in other scenarios to preserve the options and flexibility of QUERY when FILTER is not enough). Like so: =UNIQUE(QUERY(A1:B6,"SELECT A WHERE B = 'SubCatA'"))


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Another option without a script is: =QUERY(A1:C3,"SELECT * ORDER BY C") The range is restricted (A1:C3) because where the order is ascending blank entries will appear first.


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Here's a generic script that will autosort based on the 1st column, and assumes a Header row. To create a script: In the menu, go to Tools -> Script Editor... In the empty code window, paste the following code, which will run automatically whenever a cell is edited: // LinkBack to this script: // http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/7211/how-can-...


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Is it at all possible to use column headers like this? Yes, it is possible. First, you need to use MATCH to get the column number of the column whose value matches 'Name'. Then you need to use ADDRESS to get the cell reference. Finally, you need to use SUBSTITUTE to remove the row number from the cell reference. =QUERY(Sheet1!A1:C,"SELECT A, B, C where "&...


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If you, as Ryan Shillington suggests, want to know the number of cells within a range that has "sites" in it, you might try: =COUNTIF(A1:A100;"*sites*") The * acts as a wildcard notion, so it will look for a match anywhere within the cell, not just an exact match for the whole cell. I've also done this with a cell reference instead of "sites", but ...


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Why not using Pivot Table? It will give you more options and controls than writing a custom formula. Controls live Add Columns, Rows, Values, Filters


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In Google Spreadsheets, I would do it a bit different. Formula =COUNTA(SPLIT(A1, " ")) Explained The SPLIT function is only available in Google Spreadsheet and will split the cell's content on every space (" "). The COUNT function will simply count the instances. The Excel formula gives the same answer, but a bit more laborious: =LEN(TRIM(A1))-LEN(...


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You need to add a helper column within the QUERY formula, like so: =QUERY( {A1:B6, A1:A6}, "SELECT Col1, COUNT(Col3) WHERE Col2 = 'SubCatA' GROUP BY Col1 LABEL COUNT(Col3) ''" ) Adding another QUERY formula will help to remove the helper column: =QUERY( QUERY( {A1:B6, A1:A6}, "SELECT Col1, COUNT(Col3) WHERE Col2 = 'SubCatA' GROUP BY ...


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You can use the following formula for that: INDEX(QUERY(Inkomster!A2:G;"SELECT SUM(C) WHERE G="&B3&" AND F='"&A3&"'"),2,0) The 2 references the row number and the 0 or 1 references the column number


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A solution without REGEX: =if(iserror(FIND("sites",B2)),0,1) capitalization matters and if logic must be reversed, given that answer is true when the string is not found.


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The third parameter you speak of in the QUERY function, is meant to control the headers. If set to be -1, then the Google Spreadsheet will depict its own choice in choosing headers, based on the data available: I've used the following data set: If set to be 0, then no header will be used, leaving: If set to be 1, then the first row will be used, leaving: ...


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Make a new sheet inside your current spreadsheet. Put two columns in it: VoiceType Sort order SOPRANO 1 CONTRALTO 2 TENOR 3 BASS 4 In your main worksheet (the one with the list of people), in a new column put a formula like this: =vlookup(upper(B2),Sheet2!A$2:B$5,2,0) Note that I have used the UPPER() function in case some of the ...


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The =QUERY() language WHERE clause support regex; so you can "simulate" IN functionality using a regex group - ie: =QUERY(A:B, "SELECT A,B WHERE A MATCHES '(2|3)'")


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Please try syntax of this kind: =QUERY(Responses!B1:I, "Select B where G contains '"&$B1&"'")


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TL;DR =AVERAGE(OFFSET(A:A;COUNT(A:A)-7 + MATCH(TRUE;INDEX(A:A<>0);0)-1;0)) Example Explanation First we count how many numbers are in row A with =COUNT(A:A). Cells containing text won't be counted. Our example would give us 9 From this number we subtract 7 since you want the average of the last 7 values: =COUNT(A:A)-7. This will give us a 2. Now ...


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Based on this Google Forum answer, I've nested the query: =QUERY( QUERY( final!H2:H, "SELECT H, COUNT(H) GROUP BY H ORDER BY COUNT(H) DESC" ), "WHERE Col2 > 1") Note that the column reference in the outer query is case sensitive, and must be exactly Col2.


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You can transform the columns by using TRANSPOSE, i.e., assume "First member, Second member, Third member" are A1:A3, you can use function in somewhere, = TRANSPOSE(A1:A3) will fill column as below, First member Second member Third member To repeat the column before and after team members, you can try, = TRANSPOSE (SPLIT(REPT(CONCAT(A1, ","), ...


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