Google Sheets Apps Script is a powerful tool that allows you to automate and extend the functionality of Google Sheets. With Apps Script, you can create custom functions, automate repetitive tasks, and even build custom add-ons to enhance the features of Google Sheets.
To get started with Apps Script, it can be helpful to look at some samples of code that you can use as a starting point for your projects. While some of the samples in standalone format can be accomplished with Google Sheets formulas, they are intended to demonstrate how to use Apps Script. These samples are particularly useful for automating repetitive tasks or combining multiple use cases, offering greater flexibility and advanced functionality than formulas alone.
Some common Apps Script samples include:
- Automating data entry and formatting
- Generating reports and charts from spreadsheet data
- Sending email notifications based on changes to a spreadsheet
- Creating custom functions to automate calculations or data analysis
- Building add-ons to enhance the functionality of Google Sheets
By exploring these samples and experimenting with Apps Script, you can unlock the full potential of Google Sheets and streamline your workflows to save time and increase productivity.