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Is there a way to make this loop more efficient?
Is there a way to make this loop more efficient?
this will help I've got a Google Sheet where I'm compiling an inventory. I've noticed a bunch of mathematical errors recently, so I decided to cut down on the mental addition and build an Apps Script loop that adds two columsn and resets the first co
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Date : November 17 2020, 07:01 PM , By : Jessica Nutting
Trigger for Google Sheets
Trigger for Google Sheets
this one helps. The following code will check the value inside a cell and if the number inside the cell is greater than your specified limit, it will send an alert to the given email address.
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Date : October 19 2020, 06:10 PM , By : Marlowe Gillego
How to find the row and column of a certain string in a Google Spreadsheet through Google App Scripts
How to find the row and column of a certain string in a Google Spreadsheet through Google App Scripts
I think the issue was by ths following , You're on the right track. It doesn't look like your sheet is defined, so that'll be your first issue.Try this:
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Date : October 14 2020, 06:10 PM , By : nanthakumar
How to link email address too Google Form answer?
How to link email address too Google Form answer?
I think the issue was by ths following , I have found a solution although it is not code related: It is possible to share pre-filled links as follow: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/../viewform?entry.1640447617=myemail@gmail.com
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Date : October 13 2020, 04:00 PM , By : Michael Nigh
Improve response speed Google sheet script
Improve response speed Google sheet script
help you fix your problem Besides the time that get a method to be executed you should consider the "transport time" (the communication between Google Servers and the user device), the spreadsheet recalculation time and the UI refresh time.To improve
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Date : October 13 2020, 04:00 AM , By : Timur Diarov
How do I use the replyTo option parameter of replyAll()?
How do I use the replyTo option parameter of replyAll()?
Does that help Scenario , I am doing something wrong with replyTo ?
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Date : October 12 2020, 01:00 AM , By : Juraj Jakubik
Hide / show specific Sheets tabs for specific users on shared file
Hide / show specific Sheets tabs for specific users on shared file
like below fixes the issue You want to open only one of all sheets in the Spreadsheet by the inputted value from the dialog. For example, when the value of pwd2 is inputted, you want to open only "Sheet2". You want to open the dialog when the Spreads
TAG : google-apps-script
Date : October 11 2020, 02:00 PM , By : wei wang
Finding all possible complete pairings from a list in Google Sheets
Finding all possible complete pairings from a list in Google Sheets
wish of those help Try python itertools. https://docs.python.org/2/library/itertools.html
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Date : October 11 2020, 09:00 AM , By : zzzhy
How to count the number of characters before a certain word appearing several times in a cell in Google Sheets?
How to count the number of characters before a certain word appearing several times in a cell in Google Sheets?
I hope this helps . The search function can take a third parameter which is where in the string you want to start the search, so if you find the first instance of "apple" and then run another search starting at that position plus 1, you will find the
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Date : October 10 2020, 08:00 PM , By : Richard
How can I create a dependent drop down menu in the html interface
How can I create a dependent drop down menu in the html interface
seems to work fine Yes, you can build an interface to suite your requirement. Here's something that could help you get started -Your Code.gs part if supposed to "get" the data from sheets and "return" the values when invoked -
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Date : October 10 2020, 06:00 PM , By : Angel Rodriguez Camb
Cant search files with underscore in name with Google Apps Script
Cant search files with underscore in name with Google Apps Script
Hope this helps Unfortunately, I believe what you are perceiving as a glitch, is actually considered "by design" from Google's perspective. Neither the Apps Script doc on searching, nor the page that doc links to mentions this, but I found the answer
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Date : October 10 2020, 04:00 PM , By : Nazeerahamed Siddiqu
In Google Apps Script is the command “AdminDirectory.Groups.insert(group)” considered to be a post request?
In Google Apps Script is the command “AdminDirectory.Groups.insert(group)” considered to be a post request?
like below fixes the issue If you are not sure which kind of request you are looking at - you can find it out in the Google Developers Reference. In your case:
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Date : October 10 2020, 02:00 PM , By : Parker Bowlingball
Can I delete a checkbox option through script without deleting the entire item
Can I delete a checkbox option through script without deleting the entire item
wish of those help Flow: Get the checkbox item Get all choices of that item as a array Filter that array to remove the choice you don't want Set the filtered array back as choices to that item Snippet:
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Date : October 10 2020, 02:00 PM , By : Jijo Krishnan
Determine UI Language in Google Apps Script
Determine UI Language in Google Apps Script
Does that help You can use SpreadsheetApp.getActive().getSpreadsheetLocale() to get spreadsheet locale or Session.getActiveUserLocale() to get locale of the user.
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Date : October 10 2020, 12:00 AM , By : Yonas
What does 'Operator initials error' mean?
What does 'Operator initials error' mean?
this one helps. Try using RailSheet.getDataRange().getValues() It will get all the data that's on the sheet.As a test try this:
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Date : October 09 2020, 02:00 PM , By : prasanth_kumar
How to fix 'getNextDataCell next skipped one cell' error in google script
How to fix 'getNextDataCell next skipped one cell' error in google script
this one helps. Issue: The official document of getNextDataCell(direction) says as follows.
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Date : October 09 2020, 08:00 AM , By : Vu Hoang
Google Sheets Script to Duplicate & Rename Spreadsheets
Google Sheets Script to Duplicate & Rename Spreadsheets
this will help This is edited w.r.t. comments. You can also see the excellent answer by Tedinoz.Try this code:
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Date : October 09 2020, 05:00 AM , By : L.r
Wait for formula to be completed before executing script
Wait for formula to be completed before executing script
Does that help I'm not a Google Sheet expert. There might be a pragmatical way of just knowing when the formula is finished. But even without it, can you inject certain "signature" to indicate formula result being changed? Naively, it could be concat
TAG : google-apps-script
Date : October 08 2020, 09:00 PM , By : Matic Ferjan
Appending Multiple Rows while updating from one spreadsheet to another
Appending Multiple Rows while updating from one spreadsheet to another
will be helpful for those in need Your problem is that your code always updates the same 20 rows. The reason is found in this line: target_sheet.getRange(2,1,values.length,values[19].length)Your target range ALWAYS starts on row2, so it will overwrit
TAG : google-apps-script
Date : October 08 2020, 09:00 PM , By : user6040445
Make a copy of a spreadsheet while keeping protected ranges
Make a copy of a spreadsheet while keeping protected ranges
wish helps you When a sheet of Spreadsheet is copied to other Spreadsheet, you want to also copy the protected ranges. a spreadsheet of Make a copy of a spreadsheet while keeping protected ranges means a sheet in a Spreadsheet. When Spreadsheet is co
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Date : October 08 2020, 06:00 PM , By : Kyle Wardell
Delete row when cell has text
Delete row when cell has text
Hope that helps I want to delete the entire row if the cell in column A has any content.
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Date : October 08 2020, 06:00 PM , By : Adli Shurap
Removing text of NamedRange leaves an empty paragraph on the line
Removing text of NamedRange leaves an empty paragraph on the line
Any of those help You want to delete all named ranges. You want to also delete the paragraphs which has the named ranges, while the named ranges are deleted. If my understanding is correct, how about this modification? In this modification, I used re
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Date : October 08 2020, 03:00 PM , By : Akshay Naval
How can i build this type of UI in google script?
How can i build this type of UI in google script?
it fixes the issue To build a custom card UI, you need to have a thorough look at the Google Card building architecture1., 2. and decide which features you want to implement in your card. For example, the card in the image you attached, features a dr
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Date : October 08 2020, 03:00 PM , By : Matt
How to get a range of text to appear as opposed to the word "Range"
How to get a range of text to appear as opposed to the word "Range"
Does that help Problem: At the moment you're only getting a range object, not the values inside the range object.
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Date : October 08 2020, 02:00 PM , By : yasap
How to create a button that writes the date at the first empty cell of column K
How to create a button that writes the date at the first empty cell of column K
this one helps. I have the physical button already done, but I don't know what to write in the script in order for it to type the date in the first empty cell of column K. Appreciate the help. , If you are looking for the last row of the sheet
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Date : October 08 2020, 01:00 PM , By : M Smith
Clear values, not formulas
Clear values, not formulas
around this issue You want to clear the range of source. You want to clear only values of the range. You don't want to clear the formulas of the range.. If my understanding is correct, how about this modification? Please think of this as just one of
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Date : October 08 2020, 11:00 AM , By : Kapoor Akul
how to make a gmail addon which works without opening the email message like task and calendar
how to make a gmail addon which works without opening the email message like task and calendar
seems to work fine According to the documentation , Gmail add-ons that you have installed automatically appear in the Gmail user interface when you open or compose a message. The only triggers that are available for Gmail addon are contextualTriggers
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Date : October 08 2020, 10:00 AM , By : mustapha
Google script to select rows in Google sheets and clear contents
Google script to select rows in Google sheets and clear contents
I wish did fix the issue. You can use clearContent() instead. For more details check the Apps Script website here.The example shown is
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Date : October 08 2020, 02:00 AM , By : Abhilash Nag
Auto sort range, but only when there is a Filter View active
Auto sort range, but only when there is a Filter View active
Hope that helps You can write a simple condition in the sort function that will test if the sheet filter is active. The isRowHiddenByFilter(rowPosition) method of the Sheet Class returns whether the given row is hidden by a filter.
TAG : google-apps-script
Date : October 08 2020, 01:00 AM , By : Matheus Antunes
Is there a way to view Stackdriver error reports without a standard GCP project?
Is there a way to view Stackdriver error reports without a standard GCP project?
hope this fix your issue As a test I created an Apps Script file, and created an error, then viewed the executions.
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Date : October 08 2020, 12:00 AM , By : sampath kumar
Modifying a function to download a sheet
Modifying a function to download a sheet
around this issue You can do that, but you need to invoke the download from doGet or doPost like this:
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Date : October 07 2020, 03:00 PM , By : Fab Lor
google.script.run.withSuccessHandler() returns Undefined
google.script.run.withSuccessHandler() returns Undefined
wish helps you Issue: Using a asynchronous function's(google.script.run) return value, which will always be undefined. Solution: Use successHandler as mentioned in another answer or We can use promises with async/await. Snippet:
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Date : October 07 2020, 09:00 AM , By : Valentin Tabacaru
XML Https request Google Scripts
XML Https request Google Scripts
help you fix your problem ProblemYou are passing an invalid second argument to the fetch() method call.
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Date : October 06 2020, 11:00 PM , By : ppacher
Insert data from telegram into specific column
Insert data from telegram into specific column
should help you out So i have data coming over for telegram. What should i put in the code so i can put the 3 different variables in the columns i want? Lets say i want to put new date in column A, name in column D and text in column E. I tried some
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Date : October 06 2020, 11:00 PM , By : andrada
Sending input from HTML using callback
Sending input from HTML using callback
this will help Let's say that in your html you have a button like this with a div above it:
TAG : google-apps-script
Date : October 06 2020, 09:00 PM , By : alisson
Google Sheet Scripts to Import Range: Error "You do not have permission to access it."
Google Sheet Scripts to Import Range: Error "You do not have permission to access it."
I hope this helps you . TLDR: I need to import a range of cells from a separate google sheet using a scsript, but am being told I do not have access to the other sheet(I'm sure the ID is right). I don't know why I don't have access to the other sheet
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Date : October 06 2020, 12:00 PM , By : Prashant
Drop Down List from Column with comma separate data Google Sheets
Drop Down List from Column with comma separate data Google Sheets
hope this fix your issue i'm new with google sheets, i'm trying to create a Dynamic Drop down list from a column, the drop down list will show the items (without duplicates) from a column, this column have data separate by commas. , Try this:
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Date : October 06 2020, 10:00 AM , By : Rujuta
How to run multiple onEdit functions
How to run multiple onEdit functions
it helps some times You cannot have two functions sharing the same name, and therefore will encounter issues trying to have two separate onEdit() functions. Rewrite your script so that you have a single function; and also give a read through the guid
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Date : October 06 2020, 04:00 AM , By : sunil kumar
A more efficient way of searching through data?
A more efficient way of searching through data?
I think the issue was by ths following , You want to reduce the search cost using Google Apps Script. In your situation, the value of column "A" is searched, and the value of column "E" at the first found row is retrieved. If my understanding is corr
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Date : October 05 2020, 08:00 PM , By : Oscar
Failed to load TEX extension from http source
Failed to load TEX extension from http source
wish of those help One way to prevent the error message described on the question is to copy the code from the referred JavaScript library to the Google Apps Script project.The above could be done in several ways that will depend on how you prefer to
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Date : October 05 2020, 08:00 PM , By : José Ramón Navarro
Insert new row and copy the formulas from the row above at a selected location
Insert new row and copy the formulas from the row above at a selected location
I wish did fix the issue. For now since you just want to update the functionality don't worry about the onOpen and the menu just run addRow().I rewrote it a little bit like so:
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Date : October 05 2020, 08:00 PM , By : Tristan
Include/delete a checkbox automatically when a column is not empty
Include/delete a checkbox automatically when a column is not empty
should help you out I need to have a new checkbox automatically created in column 2 every time that column 1 is populated. Any helper, please?
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Date : October 05 2020, 07:00 PM , By : Muhammed Mahdy
How can I get the information from slack dialog to store in google sheets?
How can I get the information from slack dialog to store in google sheets?
hop of those help? ProblemHtml response you get is an error page - if you inspect it closely (or, easier, parse it), you'll see the exact reason why the issue occured:
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Date : October 05 2020, 04:00 PM , By : Aida Hubijar
Why can't get current email outside domain?
Why can't get current email outside domain?
it should still fix some issue You can get the email but not inside an onOpen() function and neither in other circumstances that are well explained in the documentation [1]:
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Date : October 05 2020, 12:00 PM , By : Diego Lucchelli
How add more unprotected ranges to sheet with some already unprotected ranges?
How add more unprotected ranges to sheet with some already unprotected ranges?
I hope this helps you . You don't have to use ".getRange" and ".getValue" in a loop, if it can be avoided by using ".getValues"Try the following script code:
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Date : October 05 2020, 11:00 AM , By : Martin Šilhavík
How to specify the spreadsheet tab name of a Google form destination using Apps Script
How to specify the spreadsheet tab name of a Google form destination using Apps Script
I hope this helps you . But how do I specify the TAB name, as right now it just gives it a generic name with a new number each time, i.e., "Form Responses 5".
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Date : October 05 2020, 08:00 AM , By : Robert
Google Sheets: How can I test if there are any time-driven triggers assigned to sheet?
Google Sheets: How can I test if there are any time-driven triggers assigned to sheet?
around this issue Goal: Automatically convert/backup all Google sheet files to xlsx files daily. Issue: Attempting to call ScriptApp.getProjectTriggers() from a simple trigger. Simple trigger doesn't have enough authorization to get project triggers.
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Date : October 05 2020, 03:00 AM , By : Arun Kumar
Cannot find method createEvent(string,string,string)
Cannot find method createEvent(string,string,string)
this will help I have a spreadsheet with +250 lines of prospects. For each prospect I have a row in wish I inform the date we are supposed to meet. , From the OP's question:
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Date : October 05 2020, 12:00 AM , By : Tim Williams
I need help to clean up a script that blocks rows
I need help to clean up a script that blocks rows
wish of those help Without a complete function I can't really figure out what you're trying to do. But let's say that you want to read the values in column D from line 4 to the bottom of data, then here's a simple and fast way to do it. This isn't th
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Date : October 04 2020, 11:00 PM , By : Jonybang
Why method setColumnFilterCriteria() gives 'Cannot call method "setColumnFilterCriteria" of null'?
Why method setColumnFilterCriteria() gives 'Cannot call method "setColumnFilterCriteria" of null'?
should help you out Problem seems to be very easy to solve, but I've spent a lot of time finding the answer and I'm going crazy... , Issue is in this line
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Date : October 04 2020, 11:00 PM , By : Kristina
I would like to update my script form google sheets to get range of active row
I would like to update my script form google sheets to get range of active row
it helps some times When the onEdit() trigger fires,
TAG : google-apps-script
Date : October 04 2020, 08:00 PM , By : Chaowanee
Terminate all running scripts in Google Dashboard
Terminate all running scripts in Google Dashboard
will help you https://script.google.com hasn't a way to terminate all the running scripts at once. By using this tool you have to terminate the running scripts one by one.One alternative is to wait that the scripts finish or they exceed the maximum e
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Date : October 04 2020, 01:00 PM , By : Viirtual
How can an App Script detect if the onOpen method is called with a Doc, Sheet, or other type of document?
How can an App Script detect if the onOpen method is called with a Doc, Sheet, or other type of document?
like below fixes the issue You want to detect the mimeType of Google Docs when the Google Docs is opened. Then, you want to retrieve the object of doc. You want to achieve this using Google Apps Script. If my understanding is correct, how about this
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Date : October 04 2020, 11:00 AM , By : kdk
How to change code to apply to a named sheet tab, instead of the first sheet tab in a Google spreadsheet
How to change code to apply to a named sheet tab, instead of the first sheet tab in a Google spreadsheet
will be helpful for those in need I have a great piece of code which copies out a row of data to the a certain sheet in a spreadsheet when the value 'Assigned' is entered in another column. So the user will select the sheet it must move to, and then
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Date : October 04 2020, 05:00 AM , By : Drankboys
How could I copy data from a spreadsheet and append it to another AND exlclude header values?
How could I copy data from a spreadsheet and append it to another AND exlclude header values?
This might help you I am trying to copy data from a spreadsheet and append it to another AND exclude header values. , Try this:
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Date : October 04 2020, 03:00 AM , By : Shawn Shopek
Filter using setColumnFilterCriteria not filtering
Filter using setColumnFilterCriteria not filtering
To fix this issue You want to retrieve values from the filtered sheet in the Spreadsheet. You want to achieve this using Google Apps Script. If my understanding is correct, how about this answer?
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Date : October 04 2020, 03:00 AM , By : redjo 681
How to overwrite or edit results of FILTER text without erring in Google Sheets
How to overwrite or edit results of FILTER text without erring in Google Sheets
this will help no, such functionality does not exist. most likely your only possible option (apart from CTRL+C ... CTRL+SHIFT+V) is to use FILTER via script to print the result into cells as values instead of reference.
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Date : October 04 2020, 12:00 AM , By : pooja patil
Why Is my script freezing up when I hit enter
Why Is my script freezing up when I hit enter
hop of those help? ProblemHitting enter key results in form submission (which is explicitly forbidden in apps script due to its client-server communication implementation).
TAG : google-apps-script
Date : October 03 2020, 10:00 PM , By : Uoua
How can I get the next or previous character of findText()
How can I get the next or previous character of findText()
Any of those help Flow: getBody() returns a body object. You need string type. getText() returns string. Use regexpexec to get previous and next character of the search string Snippet:
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Date : October 03 2020, 08:00 PM , By : Etuilos Lougt
Find first empty cell in column range
Find first empty cell in column range
it should still fix some issue The following script finds the last used row in a specified column and returns the next available row.
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Date : October 03 2020, 06:00 PM , By : Angus Findlay

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