Google Sheets

Video: How to count colored cells in Google Sheets

If you haven't tried our Function by Color add-on for Google Sheets yet, you will be pleasantly surprised. It calculates values based on their font, fill, or both colors using 13 aggregation functions. Today's video will show you how it works. Continue reading

Find and replace special characters in Google Sheets

Getting tired of all those smart quotes, accented letters, and other unwanted special characters in Google Sheets? We have a few ideas on how to replace them effortlessly. Continue reading

Video: remove the same characters and substrings from multiple Google Sheets cells

Today's video is all about getting rid of unwanted text from several Google Sheets cells at once. You'll see how our Remove Text add-on removes specific characters and various substrings from different positions in cells. Continue reading

Extract data from Google Sheets cells: text, numbers, URLs, hyperlinks, email addresses, dates, and time

This next bit of our operations with text in spreadsheets is devoted to extraction. Find out ways to extract various data – text, characters, numbers, URLs, email addresses, date & time, etc. – from various positions in multiple Google Sheets cells at once. Continue reading

Video: how to add text to multiple Google Sheets cells

We have plenty of useful add-ons to manage text in spreadsheets. Add Text is one of them. Watch today's video to learn how to insert the same text to multiple Google Sheets cells: at the beginning & at the end of cells, after the Nth character, before/after a certain text string. Continue reading

Video: how to split cells with text to multiple columns in Google Sheets

Yet another splitting instrument for your Google spreadsheet toolset: Split Text add-on. It splits cells in Google Sheets by multiple delimiters at once, by text strings, by the desired position, and even by capital letters. Come see for yourself ;) Continue reading

Google Sheets: remove the same text or certain characters from multiple cells at once

Learn formulas and formula-free ways for Google Sheets to trim whitespaces, remove special symbols (even the first/last N characters) and the same text strings before/after certain chars from multiple cells at once. Continue reading

Add text to Google Sheets cells at a certain position: at the beginning/end, before/after characters

This tutorial will teach you how to add text in Google Sheets at the same position of all cells at once: at the beginning, at the end, after the N-th character, before or after particular characters. Continue reading

Video: how to split cells with names in Google Sheets

Come take a look at our Split Names add-on for Google Sheets. It's much more powerful than the standard Split text to columns tool for it separates first, middle and last names, and recognizes more than 80 titles and 40 post-nominals in any name combinations. Continue reading

Video: how to change case in Google Sheets

When it comes to changing cases in Google Sheets, formulas are hardly the best option. Come take a look at a small utility that changes cases in your entire selection on the fly. Continue reading

How to change case in Google Sheets: UPPER, lower, Capitalize Each Word, Sentence case, tOGGLE

Changing text case in Google Sheets may seem an intricate task as there is no such option in the standard menu. Even so, the task is very much resolvable. In this blog post, I share different ways to capitalize your words or turn them into lowercase, uppercase, and sentence case. Continue reading

Video: how to enable formulas built by the Combine Sheets add-on

If you're about to pull data from multiple Google sheets into one using our Combine Sheets add-on, you will most likely try to get the result as a formula to keep it in-sync with the original tables. This video features 2 important steps you have to take before that formula starts working for you. Continue reading

Video: how to pull data from other Google sheets into one table

Today's video features the easiest way to combine numerous Google sheets into one. Combine Sheets add-on brings data from different documents and common columns together, keeps your formatting, and automatically supplies the resulting table with the up-to-date info from the source sheets. Continue reading

Video series: 3 quick ways to merge multiple Google sheets

There's a perfect solution we all seek to combine data from multiple sheets: open the table, make 3 mouse clicks at most, and get the exact desired result without any extra tools or adjustments. But until there's an AI like in movies, we have to use other software at hands. Today I will show you 3 powerful add-ons that will help you combine several Google sheets into one. Continue reading

Count words and characters in Google Sheets: LEN function

Though word and character count in Google Sheets are used in rare cases, it is still the functionality that some of us expect to see right in the menu. But unlike Google Docs, for Google Sheets, it is the LEN function that does that. Continue reading

Calculate days, months and years between two dates in Google Sheets: DATEDIF formulas

Today's blog post is all about figuring out the difference between two dates in Google Sheets. Come find lots of DATEDIF formulas to count days, months and years, and learn how NETWORKDAYS is used to count only workdays even if your holidays are based on a custom schedule. Continue reading

Video: how to consolidate data from multiple Google sheets by common columns

This video shows how to merge several Google sheets into one and calculate all numbers from the same columns at the same time. With a handy add-on that we offer, you won't have to open each file and copy-paste data manually anymore. Continue reading

Video: how to combine duplicate rows in Google Sheets

This video shows how you can merge and consolidate rows with duplicate data using the Combine Duplicate Rows add-on. Three simple yet advantageous steps will let you select data and pick columns to merge or concatenate. Continue reading

Video: how to vlookup multiple values in Google Sheets

This video tutorial shows the easiest way to vlookup by multiple criteria in Google Sheets. The add-on finds all matches and pulls data from another sheet as values or as ready-made Google Sheets QUERY formula. Continue reading

INDEX MATCH in Google Sheets – flexible Vlookup for your spreadsheets

When you need to find data in your sheet that corresponds to a certain key record, it is usually Google Sheets VLOOKUP you turn to. But there you go: VLOOKUP slaps you with limitations almost immediately. That's why you'd better increase the resources for the task by learning INDEX MATCH. Continue reading