Posts Tagged 'Google Sheets'

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

Google Sheets QUERY function: a spreadsheet cure-all you have yet to discover

If you've been following this blog for a while, you may remember QUERY. I mentioned it as a possible solution for a couple of cases. But those are far from enough to uncover its full potential. Today, it's high time we get to know this spreadsheets superhero properly. And guess what – one equally noteworthy tool will also be there :) Continue reading

Google Sheets FILTER function: formulas and tools to filter data in spreadsheets

If the only way you know of creating a filter in Google Sheets is the standard tool, I have a surprise for you. :) Come explore the FILTER function with me. There are plenty of ready-made formulas you can borrow, along with a new powerful tool that complements the filtering toolset immensely. Continue reading

Video: how to merge 2 Google sheets

This video tutorial explains how to keep your Google Sheets tables up-to-date with the Merge Sheets add-on. The tool will scan two tables for matches and do a quick vlookup. It will update old records, add missing info, and pull new rows and columns to your main table. Continue reading

How to insert Google Sheets checkmarks and cross marks

Lists help us put things in order. Stuff to buy, tasks to solve, places to visit, movies to watch, books to read, people to invite, video games to play - everything around us is practically filled with those lists. And if you use Google Sheets, chances are that it would be best to track your endeavours there. Let's see what instruments spreadsheets offer for the task. Continue reading

Useful Google Sheets functions that don't exist in Excel

This blog post brings the majority of those Google Sheets functions that Excel doesn't have to your attention. They are conveniently classified by Google based on their primary task. So just pick the group from the table of contents and you'll find their descriptions with the simplest examples. Continue reading

Handy tools to manage text in Google Sheets

Despite lots of perks offered by Google Sheets, it also has its drawbacks. A clear example of that is the shortage of simple tools to manage text. Are we bound to add or replace text in Google Sheets manually or with complex formulas? Not anymore. :) We've filled this gap with simple one-click tools. Allow me to introduce them to you in this blog post. Continue reading

How to merge several Google sheets into one without copy-pasting

Every once in a while each Google Sheets user faces the inevitable: combining several sheets into one. Copy-pasting is tedious and time-consuming, so there has to be another way. And you're right - there are several ways, in fact. So get your tables ready and follow the steps from this article. Continue reading

How to change Google Sheets date format and convert dates to numbers and text

In this guide, you'll find out how Google stores dates and how you can format them for your better convenience. Some date formats are offered to you by spreadsheets while others should be created from scratch. There are even a couple of handy functions for the task. I also describe a couple of ways to convert your dates to numbers and text if necessary. Continue reading

Google Sheets formulas for 12 most useful Google Sheets functions

This time we decided to provide you with the most simple Google Sheets functions that you definitely need to learn. They will not only help you with the plain calculations but also contribute to extending your knowledge of building Google Sheets formulas. Continue reading

CONCATENATE function: formulas to merge cells in Google Sheets

"Concatenate" usually means to link something together in a series or a chain. This operation is used in Google spreadsheets whenever you need to join records from multiple cells. This article collects the most popular and easy solutions to help you solve the concatenation puzzle. Continue reading

Google Sheets percentage formulas - usage and examples

You may think percentage calculations are useful only if you use them for work. But in reality, they help you in everyday life. Do you know how to tip properly? Is this discount a real deal? How much will you pay with this interest rate? Come find the answers to these and other similar questions in this article. Continue reading

How to compare data in two Google sheets or columns

Whether there's summer knocking on our doors or winter invading Westeros, we still work in Google Sheets and have to compare different pieces of tables with one another. In this article, I'm sharing ways of matching your data and giving away tips on doing that swiftly. Continue reading

Merge data from duplicate rows in Google Sheets based on a unique column

Combining duplicate rows in your spreadsheets may turn to one of the most intricate tasks. Let's see what Google formulas can help and get to know one smart add-on that does all the job for you. Continue reading

Convert formulas to values in Google Sheets

In this article, you will learn about two ways of replacing all formulas with their results in a spreadsheet. Continue reading

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