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Importing CSV data by keeping number formats of cells on Google Sheets using Google Apps Script

This is a sample script for importing a CSV data by keeping the number formats of cells on Google Spreadsheet using Google Apps Script.

When a CSV data is manually put using the default UI using the browser, it seems that the number formats of all cells cannot be kept. In order to import the CSV data to the cells with keeping the number formats, it is required to use a script as a workaround. In this workaround, Google Apps Script is used.

When the following sample script of Google Apps Script is run, a dialog is opened. And, when the CSV file is selected from your local PC on the dialog, the CSV file is loaded, and then, the CSV data is put to the active cell with keeping the number formats of cells.

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Source: Importing CSV Data by Keeping Number Formats of Cells on Google Spreadsheet using Google Apps Script

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