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Use Google Apps Script to Securely Share Google Docs

It actually is really easy to add the Virtru SDK to your project, as I’ll demonstrate through the construction of a “Protect & Share” Google Docs add-on.

I’m not familiar with Virtru but in this post from Trevor Foskett (Senior Solutions Engineer at Virtru) shows how their product can easily be integrated into Google Docs as an add-on. You’ll hopefully find this post useful to find out about Virtru as well as how client side and server side processing can be handled using Google Apps Script.

Source: Use Google Apps Script to Securely Share Google Docs

QUERYX allows you to use SQL queries in sheets

QUERYX allows you to use sql queries in sheets.

Those familiar with Google Sheets will probably want to know how this is different to the built-in QUERY() function, the answer is this is add-on enables a full SQL. Following the source link gives information on how to access this add-on.

Source: [PROMO] QUERYX allows you to use sql queries in sheets. – Google Groups

Goal Seek in Google Sheets – How To Use Goal Seek In Google Sheets

Learn how to use Goal Seek in Google Sheets. The Goal Seek feature enables you to change input values to make a formula result match the goal you specify.

We’ve highlighted the new Goal Seek Add-on previous in Pulse, but if you missed it or wanted to see some more practical use cases Ben Collins has expertly covered how to setup and use it.

Source: Goal Seek in Google Sheets – How To Use Goal Seek In Google Sheets

G Suite Updates Blog: Goal Seek add-on now available for Google Sheets

You can use the Goal Seek add-on to calculate the required value of a cell to achieve a desired value in another cell. This is particularly useful when conducting break-even analysis or sensitivity calculations, like determining how changing one value affects other correlated values in your sheet.

Interesting to see Google extending the functionality of Google Sheets with this official add-on

Source: G Suite Updates Blog: Goal Seek add-on now available for Google Sheets

Create a Branching Google Form – Teacher Tech

Alice Keeler’s architecture on designing your Google Forms to provide immediate feedback by utilizing branching options is fascinating and efficient.

Create multiple sections in your Form and add only one question per section that determines which section to jump to next. Answer correctly and the branching should take the student to the next question. Answer incorrectly and be taken to a section with a tutorial or hint and a chance to answer a new question.

Source: Fast: Create a Branching Google Form – Teacher Tech

How To: Add add-ons in Google Sheets – YouTube

A short promo video from the official G Suite account showing users how to install add-ons in Google Sheets, which developers might find useful to reference or see how to structure their own add-on videos.

Custom Formulas Made by Top Contributors

It’s been a while since we’ve posted updates on the Google Sheets Add-on “Formulas by Top Contributors”, but now the time has come around to make up for that !

Lots of other very useful utilities in this add-on which extends the formula/functions in Google Sheets including text matching with LEVENSHTEIN DISTANCE and JS_MAP & JS_SORT allowing you to include JavaScript syntax .sort() and .map()

Source: Made by Top Contributors

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