https://www.benlcollins.com/ Google Developer Expert & Data Analytics Instructor. Let me help you with Google Sheets and Apps Script. Tue, 06 Dec 2022 19:23:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 https://www.benlcollins.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/cropped-BC-Icon-Color-512-32x32.png https://www.benlcollins.com/ 32 32 Google Sheets Advent Calendar https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/google-sheets-advent-calendar/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/google-sheets-advent-calendar/#comments Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:57:13 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=19082 This year, I created a Google Sheets Advent Calendar, which you can see in action here: It was a fun project with some interesting techniques, which are explored below. You could easily modify it for your own example, or use these techniques in different scenarios. Plus, if you’re too cheap to buy a physical advent … Continue reading Google Sheets Advent Calendar

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Making Google Sheets look less like… Google Sheets https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/google-sheets-visual-dashboard-design/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/google-sheets-visual-dashboard-design/#comments Thu, 17 Nov 2022 19:32:51 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=19057 This is a guest post from Josh Cottrell-Schloemer. Google Sheets is an incredibly powerful spreadsheet tool for pulling, processing, and presenting data. But many people don’t realize that you can also use it to build interactive dashboards. With a bit of creativity we can go from this: To this: The skills to build this type … Continue reading Making Google Sheets look less like… Google Sheets

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BYCOL Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!) https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/bycol-function/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/bycol-function/#respond Thu, 08 Sep 2022 17:53:33 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=18968 💡 Learn more Learn more about working with Lambda Functions, Named Functions, and X-Functions in the FREE Lambda Functions 10-Day Challenge course The BYCOL function in Google Sheets operates on an array or range and returns a new row array, created by grouping each column to a single value. Here’s a simple example, showing a … Continue reading BYCOL Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!)

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BYROW Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!) https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/byrow-function/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/byrow-function/#comments Tue, 06 Sep 2022 16:28:19 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=18949 💡 Learn more Learn more about working with Lambda Functions, Named Functions, and X-Functions in the FREE Lambda Functions 10-Day Challenge course The BYROW function in Google Sheets operates on an array or range and returns a new column array, created by grouping each row to a single value. The value for each row is … Continue reading BYROW Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!)

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MAKEARRAY Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!) https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/makearray-function/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/makearray-function/#comments Thu, 01 Sep 2022 15:06:26 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=18926 💡 Learn more Learn more about working with Lambda Functions, Named Functions, and X-Functions in the FREE Lambda Functions 10-Day Challenge course The MAKEARRAY function in Google Sheets generates an array of a specified size, with each value calculated by a custom lambda function. The Lamba function has access to the row and column indices … Continue reading MAKEARRAY Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!)

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SCAN Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!) https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/scan-function/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/scan-function/#comments Tue, 30 Aug 2022 16:09:13 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=18907 💡 Learn more Learn more about working with Lambda Functions, Named Functions, and X-Functions in the FREE Lambda Functions 10-Day Challenge course The SCAN function in Google Sheets scans an array and applies a LAMBDA function to each value, moving row by row. The output is an array of intermediate values obtained at each step. … Continue reading SCAN Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!)

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REDUCE Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!) https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/reduce-function/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/reduce-function/#comments Sun, 28 Aug 2022 13:54:15 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=18887 💡 Learn more Learn more about working with Lambda Functions, Named Functions, and X-Functions in the FREE Lambda Functions 10-Day Challenge course The REDUCE function in Google Sheets turns an array input into a single value, by applying a custom LAMBDA function to each value of the input array. It reduces an array down to … Continue reading REDUCE Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!)

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MAP Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!) https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/map-function/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/map-function/#comments Sun, 28 Aug 2022 13:16:35 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=18865 💡 Learn more Learn more about working with Lambda Functions, Named Functions, and X-Functions in the FREE Lambda Functions 10-Day Challenge course The MAP function in Google Sheets creates an array of data from an input range, where each value is “mapped” to a new value based on a custom LAMBDA function. MAP takes an … Continue reading MAP Function in Google Sheets – LAMBDA Helper Function (New For 2022!)

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XLOOKUP Function in Google Sheets (New For 2022!) https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/xlookup-function/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/xlookup-function/#comments Thu, 25 Aug 2022 17:21:17 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=18831 💡 Learn more Learn more about working with Lambda Functions, Named Functions, and X-Functions in the FREE Lambda Functions 10-Day Challenge course The XLOOKUP function in Google Sheets is a new lookup function in Google Sheets that is more powerful and flexible than the older lookup functions like VLOOKUP or HLOOKUP. XLOOKUP matches a search … Continue reading XLOOKUP Function in Google Sheets (New For 2022!)

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LAMBDA Function in Google Sheets (New For 2022!) https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/lambda-function/ https://www.benlcollins.com/spreadsheets/lambda-function/#comments Wed, 24 Aug 2022 20:46:31 +0000 https://www.benlcollins.com/?p=18807 💡 Learn more Learn more about working with Lambda Functions, Named Functions, and X-Functions in the FREE Lambda Functions 10-Day Challenge course They’re here! 🙂 The LAMBDA function in Google Sheets creates a custom function with placeholder inputs, that can be reused. The use case for the LAMBDA function is to work with other lambda … Continue reading LAMBDA Function in Google Sheets (New For 2022!)

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