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Google Apps Script is a JavaScript cloud scripting language for automating tasks across Google products and third party services.

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Google App Script sheet that moves row to correct sheet

I've got this code to loop through each cell in Column A and check the cell value. If the value matches the if criteria it moves the entire row to the correct Sheet and then replaces the Column A cell ...
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Google Apps Script shifting columns containing specified substring - using array functions

The link is to the example sheet of what I have done This code solves the problem of shifting large amounts of specific data in a google spreadsheet. The data is shifted to the right by one column, ...
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Modal displayed in Google Spreadsheet from Gscript

First: I'm not really a programmer. Thus, this application may be started in a bad way, but here is my question. It's not a specific one because I have no real clue about how to improve my code. Let ...
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JavaScript loop to copy JDBC query results to a 2D array

I have a JS running in Google App Script, but for me, it's like an overall example/problem I ran into more often. The script fetches via JDBC the results of a MySQL query. The result has about 60.000 ...
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Hide rows where column F is not empty

I'm not a scripting expert by any means, but I put together some code that I needed for Google Sheets. The good news is that it actually works! However, it's noticeably slow to run (about 15 ...
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Returns Google Sheet Cells from a Named Range

So right now I've got this function that's called in several places in some of my Google Spreadsheets. Right now it accepts a Range object, a ...
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Copying contents of cells in a vehicle-tracking Google Sheet

This is really my first shot at scripting anything. What I have below works, it does exactly what I need it to, but this is only a quarter of the total function. Clearly, I need to cut down the length ...
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Bottlenecks in asynchronous JavaScript code for Google Map

I'm working on a pothole map web app in Google Apps Script. The map gets its data from a Google spreadsheet (from manual surveying), which is then transformed via hits to the Geolocation and Google ...
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Using a Config class to manage Google Apps Script's PropertiesService

I created a Config class to manage the PropertiesService in Google Apps script. Right now it only uses the DocumentProperties, but it can easily be expanded to support the User and Script properties. ...
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Extract a number from a consecutive range in a Google Sheet

I'm new in coding and I use google script in my spreadsheet to add a list of consecutive numbers automatically by giving the first number to add and the last one (with an arrival date and an option "A"...
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Compare manufacturers' production report with internal inventory data file

I wrote the below javascript at the company that I work for. Basically what it does is it compares production report given by manufacturers and internal inventory datafile to perform various tasks. I ...
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Remove file and folders sharing down to the tree

I have a program solution for situation described at https://webapps.stackexchange.com/q/108660/86039 This code removes editors and viewers from all files and folders from desired folder in Google ...
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Generating Bitly links in a Google Sheet

I have this set of functions in my Google Sheet to create a Bitly bitlink whenever data in a row is changed. While this does work, it seems really slow to me. Looking at the Execution transcript, it ...
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Identifying spreadsheet clashes in Google Apps script

This is an attempt at porting some of my boss's code from VBA to Google Apps. Are there more elegant ways of doing this? I know that later versions of ECMAScript can do this more nicely but Google ...
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Lock-range code for Google Scripts/Sheets

This code locks a range and adds a timestamp. More details below. I'd like to learn how to make this code more efficient (minimize code/variables and reduce redundancy). Any thoughts on the areas I ...
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Setting values in a spreadsheet

I have put together the following script to automate a process I have to perform at my work. The script solves some basic math functions and then inputs text values in certain cells. I have several of ...
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Spreadsheet generated through Google Drive file iteration

I put together a script which goes through all of the files in Google Drive, and writes a spreadsheet with all of the files with their name, containing folder, URL, and date last updated. ...
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Dependent dropdown

I've created this code (used the validation creation section from here) which creates dependent dropdown lists based on data which is in a pivot table style arrangement. The idea is that picking a ...
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Exporting unread mail details for further processing

As the result of some expert procrastination I have over 4000 unread mail in my gmail box. While that does not hold a candle to what some people likely have I wanted to try and do something about it. ...
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Protection for cells in Google Sheets

Is there some way to speed this up, since it keeps timing out while running? The spreadsheet is shared with a Google Group with editing permissions. I've loaded what I can into memory but each ...
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Iterative Calculation

This Google Sheets script performs an iterative (circular) calculation to find values based on a gross percentage of project cost. Range names are used so that users can add/delete rows/columns and ...
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Join several columns with a single formula returning an array in Google Sheets

The title was taken from Join several columns with a single formula returning an array a Q&A hosted at http://webapps.stackexchange.com. The content is based on the original version of the answer ...
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Creates a menu and sidebar in Google Spreadsheets

In an effort to make my code more testable, I'm trying to make use of constructors and prototypes. Here is a working Google Apps Script (GAS) for creating a new submenu under the Addon main menu in a ...
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Google App Script to calculate score card for a certain person, create PDF file, store to drive and email to person

I'd appreciate if someone could cast an eye over my dodgey coding and give me some feedback. The use / purpose of the sheet/script is to quality grade calls, emails and chats with customers. A form ...
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Google Sheet with a column of names merged with Google Doc

I wrote my first script for google apps, but I am just learning how this all works. The script works fine, but I am sure there are things that are not done properly. Any advice is appreciated. The ...
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Google Drive folders properties caching to file

I have the recursive function below to cache all the folders of my company Drive into a file. It works like a charm but takes too long, specifically >30 secs to read and save the 300 folders. What I ...
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A1Notation conversion to row & column index

This set of Google Apps Script helper functions are published in this gist, along with a bunch of other utilities. Background info is in this SO question. Since no Google services are used, this is ...
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Combining 3 forms into 1, then writting data to 3 different sheets, with different layouts

Where I work, we have 3 forms for leavers: HR, IT and rota. Lots of questions are duplicated across all 3 forms. So I thought, why not fill ONE form out, remove all duplicate questions, and simply ...
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Parse and format data on Google Sheets

This is a script that I use on a Google sheet for parsing data that has been pasted from various other software and getting it into the correct format and columns on another sheet. Data is pasted into ...
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Automating project budgets [closed]

I use this code in a GAS (Google Apps Script) to automate my project budgets. Since every project has its own spreadsheet but all functions are in the same script file, being called as a library, I ...
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Transferring file from Google to Parse.com

I have created a system where user selects files from their Google Drive to be uploaded into Parse. I have done so separately though, where I have one code that allows user to select an item from ...
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Script for keeping track of teams in a class

I wrote this script to help me keep track of who has worked together and for what project or discussion in my classes. I make a Google Sheet with the names of the students going across the first row ...
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Exporting a table from Google Sheets and sending it via email

Basically is a script to export a table from Google Sheets and send it via email. But it's not a clean script, although it works. If there is any way of making it more simple, or instead of get all ...
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Managing Google Calendar from Spreadsheet

Overview: I have a need to manage a Google Calendar from a spreadsheet, so I developed a Calendar Manager program with Google Apps Script. I found some inspiration over on Stack Overflow, but my ...
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Google Apps Script for finding empty days on multiple calendars

I need help with a simple Google Apps Script I've written. The script finds days on which no all-day events have been scheduled, across multiple calendars. I'm fairly certain the main issue is the ...
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Looping through selected cells to indent text

I have written the following Google Spreadsheet script that attempts to loop through all selected cells and then update the value so that it adds an indent, by adding ...
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Google Spreadsheet form script for employee work hours

The form updates a spreadsheet with agents (employees) hours worked for a specific date. The form has 4 pages, a first page where the date and office is picked. After which the form continues to one ...
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Entering address details into Google Maps geocoder

I have a Google Maps Geocoder and I am looking to refactor it. The user enters address details into a form where at the bottom there is the option to show on map. First the map is hidden The user ...
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Country data archiving script using Google Spreadsheet

I've just created a script in Google Spreadsheet in order to archive some things. I have data from four countries. If something is marked done, then that line could be archived into that country's ...
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Spreadsheet function that gives the number of Google indexed pages

I've developed this spreadsheet in order to scrape a website's number of indexed pages through Google and Google Spreadsheets. I'm not a developer, so how can I improve this code in order to have ...
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Script for recording a country in which a company belongs

I have an Apps Script that is supposed to run through the spreadsheet, and if a company belongs to a certain country (there's a country column), set the value of the region row to something (e.g. ...
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Checking site uptime with Google Docs

I modified Amit Agarwal's script which checks the uptime of one website so that it now checks several sites. The script runs every 5 minutes, however, I kept receiving mails that a site was down and ...
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Google Apps Email, Contacts, Tasks, ScriptDB services integration

Please help me improve this Google Apps Script for reminding the user to contact people they haven't contacted in a while: Purpose: Creates tasks for you to contact people you haven't talked to for ...
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Markers on Google Maps

I am using PHP to get data from a MySQL database, and use the data to drop multiple markers into Google Maps. Please give me some suggestions for my code. ...
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Google Maps project in JavaScript

I want you to review my JavaScript project. ...
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Placing a Google map in Colorbox

I need to place a Google map in Colorbox overlay and am wondering if there's a better way to do this. I've just started out with Google's tutorial so there's nothing fancy going on. Right now I'm ...