One of the major regular tasks that Google Apps Scripts can do for Google Sheets is to automate the transformation of data from one state to another.
Sometimes this task can simply be accomplished by building dynamic templates using the vast functionality of Google Sheets. Other times automation via Google Apps Script is a better tool for the job.
Source: Google Apps Script Course – Intro: 2D Array Data Transformation for Google Sheets – Yagisanatode
Have you ever experienced the warning about “number of columns in the data does not match the number of columns in the range” when trying to set values or paste a range of values back into your Google Sheet with Google Apps Script?
Check out this post to see how this script can help you fill out your column data to match the number of columns in a range.
Source: Google Apps Script: Filling out your column data to match the number of columns in a range – Yagisanatode
This little tutorial is going to guide us through the steps that will allow us to work, push and pull Google Apps Script code from the online editor to Visual Studio Code.
Related to the clasp CLI from Google, this short guide gets you set up with clasp, installing an auto-completion library, and pushing a project from VS Code to your Apps Script project online.
Source: Working with Google Apps Script in Visual Studio Code using clasp – Yagisanatode
I’m a public school teacher writing Apps Script projects to manage documentation and to make life easier in general. You can read more on my blog, blog.ohheybrian.com or follow me on Twitter, @bennettscience.
In this tutorial, Yagisanatode (@LifeOfSpy) is going to build a simple seat booking Google Form that will contain a registeree’s name and the session that they wish to attend. Each time a registeree submits a request to book a seat for a session, that seat is taken from the list displaying only the remaining seats for that session for when the next user submits the form.
Source: Create a seat booking form with Google Forms, Google Sheets and Google Apps Script – Yagisanatode