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How can I add N more columns?

Select a column where you want to add your N columns (left of there or right of there) Shift-select the N number of columns that you want to add Right-click Click on "Insert N columns on left" or "...
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How do I fill out Google applications when their own reCAPTCHA is broken?

I have heard some reports that: Entering the shown text ("reCAPTCHA V1 IS SHUTDOWN") will let you pass. Entering any text will let you pass. But if that's not true, then you'll have to wait until ...
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Text result of JOIN is longer than the limit of 50000 characters

Use a query smush, like this: =arrayformula( substitute( transpose( split( query( filter( substitute( substitute(Data!C2:C, " ", "_")...
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How can I add N more columns?

I just figured out a nifty little way to do this. Even if you don't know JavaScript, this should be pretty easy to follow: Answer: Step 1 - Go to the script editor: It will look like this: Step 2 -...
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Disabling all Gmail's April fools

No, there isn't. Google has never offered any option to prevent their corporate pranks. Of course, in the past, most have been ones where you actually need to go to a different URL or are something ...
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How can I add N more columns?

To add N number of Columns > Right Click on the top left corner of the sheet so that it selects the entire spreadsheet > you will see the option to add 1000 Rows and 26 Columns. I believe Google ...
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How can I change my username on Google Help Forums?

This must have changed as I was just able to change my user name on the Google Voice Help Forum. Here is what I did. While in the forum (e.g. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/voice for ...
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How and why are Google signing in to my outlook.com account?

This often happens when a Gmail account is set up to "gather" or collect email from Outlook.com via POP or IMAP. It's a quite handy feature as Gmail allows you to pull those messages and have a ...
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How do I let Google know of a problem so they can fix it?

Short answer Use Google Feedback Explanation Google Feedback is the tool that Google includes on many of their web applications to make easier for users send feedback directly to the engineers in ...
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Sync Photos and Videos with Google Backup and Sync tool for Windows

By default Google gives 15 GB free space to use, which includes Gmail, Photos and Drive. To backup and sync your photos and videos in there are three options. Two options are unlimited free to sync ...
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Multiple IF functions on a single cell

Matter is with SEARCH() returning error when failing to find your criteria. To avoid that wrap your SEARCH() in IFERROR() like this: =IF(IFERROR(SEARCH("wheel", A41),),"car", IF(...
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Is there a way to verify a username.github.io subdomain (not custom domain) with Google developer console?

You can use HTML tag to verify your site provided you can add some meta contents to your site. They would give you some html like <meta ....> Click on try a URL prefix property. Then click on ...
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How can I know whether I am a Google One member?

Well, the first result when I Google’d “google one” was https://one.google.com/about, which seems to indicate that it’s an enhanced / elevated service plan, where you pay money for lots of storage (...
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Copy/multiply cell contents based on number in another cell

Here is another approach: =ArrayFormula(VLOOKUP(TRANSPOSE(SPLIT(JOIN("",REPT(ROW(A:A)&"@",A:A)),"@",0,1)),{ROW(A:A),B:B},2,FALSE)) How It Works =ArrayFormula(...) ...
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Copy/multiply cell contents based on number in another cell

Please use the following =QUERY(ArrayFormula(flatten(IFERROR(SPLIT(REPT(B1:B&"@",A1:A),"@")))),"where Col1<>'' ") How the (undocumented) flatten function work. ...
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Ordering Google accounts

What works for me is to sign out from /u/1 - /u/3, and the new account, and then sign in with the new account. It automatically gets the lowest available number.
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Using Query to select colum based on headers

You have to place a space between SELECT and the column letter, resulting from that calculation. The error: "SELECTD " said you something :) I think that this will solve the problem: =QUERY(...
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How do I use an arrayformula to autofill a column in Google Sheets?

AND() is not compatible with ArrayFormulas, you need to find another calculation. Furthermore we cannot use COUNT() because otherwise we would obtain a value that is always valid even if there was an ...
Daniele's user avatar
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Export history from Google Podcasts

Per @romanzdk's SO answer to "How can Google Podcasts data be exported/accessed?", you can get the information using Google Takeout: The only way to download playback history from Google ...
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How to copy URL from cell and reference it in script formula?

Your code will throw an error in sh.getRange(copycell).getLinkUrl() in line 7. Replace it with copycell.getRichTextValue().getLinkUrl() to solve the issue. The code suggests that you are always ...
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"Count" from unspecified starting points in Google Sheets

That mostly worked. I added an extra if statement to keep 2 as the maximum number of strikes. See below: =if(isnumber($A5),0,(if($C4=2,2,if($S4=1,if(and($B4=3,$C4=2),2,C4+T4),C4+T4))))
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On Google Forms, can someone edit their response but can't add a new one?

Unfortunately you can't. It's not at all using about different browsers or computers, but about using different Google accounts. Your setting limits each account to one answer, but everyone can open ...
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Clear Cell Script Google Sheets

When a cell in column I is edited with the value "Complete, you want to clear the contents of the cell on the same row in Column E. Note some of the differences between this answer and your ...
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Why does "Truecaller" appear in my Google My Activity section so much?

My Activity also shows activity from outside your browser, but devices connected to your Google account such as smartphones. if you have Truecaller app installed, this will come up here
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How do you use the SPLIT function to separate unseparated characters in Google Sheets?

SPLIT will work: =SPLIT(A2,"?",0,1) Here, SPLIT views the split character (i.e, "?") as the same whether there is 1, or whether there are 500 of them in a row. Of course, this can ...
Erik Tyler's user avatar
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Sync Photos and Videos with Google Backup and Sync tool for Windows

For everyone experiencing the same problem, the answer is to remove unsupported videos from Google Photos, apparently, if you upload a video that Google Photos cannot process it will take up space ...
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Backup photos and videos to Google Photos

If you delete a photo or video from your local device which is already backed-up to Google Photos, it won't be deleted from Google Photos. To test this, backup any random photo or video to Google ...
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Bar chart that counts rows google sheets / Pandemic-like chart

You can use a query like this : =QUERY(A:A,"SELECT A, count(A) group by A order by A desc") Result : Graph :
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Prevent products I’ve searched for appearing as Facebook ads on other devices

I expected that this only happens via cookies (and other locally stored state) combined with login accounts since IP addresses are commonly shared, including between parents and children, and your ISP ...
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Populate Last Cell With Query Function in Google Sheet

What you need to get the desired results would be: =QUERY({'Sheet1!'!A1:A,ArrayFormula(IF(LEN('Sheet1!'!A1:A)<>0,REGEXREPLACE(TO_TEXT('Sheet1!'!A1:A),TO_TEXT('Sheet1!'!A1:A),"TRUE"),""))}) ...
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