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¿Cómo contar o sumar celdas según el color de la celda en la hoja de Google?

Contar o sumar valores de celda según el color de fondo de celda específico para obtener el resultado como se muestra en la siguiente captura de pantalla. En este artículo, hablaré sobre cómo resolver esta tarea en la hoja de Google y Microsoft Excel.

Cuente los valores de celda según el color de la celda con un script en la hoja de Google

Sumar valores de celda basados ​​en el color de la celda con un script en la hoja de Google

Cuente o sume valores de celda en el color de la celda con Kutools para Excel en Microsoft Excel


Cuente los valores de celda según el color de la celda con un script en la hoja de Google

El siguiente script puede ayudarlo a contar los valores de celda según el color de celda específico, haga lo siguiente:

1. Hacer clic Las herramientas > Editor de scripts, ver captura de pantalla:

2. En la ventana del proyecto abierta, haga clic en Archivo > Nueva > Archivo de comandos para abrir una ventana de código, vea la captura de pantalla:

3. Y en el cuadro de aviso, ingrese un nombre para este código de secuencia de comandos, vea la captura de pantalla:

4. Hacer clic OK y luego copie y pegue el siguiente código para reemplazar el código original en el módulo de código, vea la captura de pantalla:

function countColoredCells(countRange,colorRef) {
  var activeRg = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveRange();
  var activeSht = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet();
  var activeformula = activeRg.getFormula();
  var countRangeAddress = activeformula.match(/\((.*)\,/).pop().trim();
  var backGrounds = activeSht.getRange(countRangeAddress).getBackgrounds();
  var colorRefAddress = activeformula.match(/\,(.*)\)/).pop().trim();
  var BackGround = activeSht.getRange(colorRefAddress).getBackground();
  var countCells = 0;
  for (var i = 0; i < backGrounds.length; i++)
    for (var k = 0; k < backGrounds[i].length; k++)
      if ( backGrounds[i][k] == BackGround )
        countCells = countCells + 1;
  return countCells;
};

5. Luego guarde este código de secuencia de comandos y vuelva a la hoja, ingrese esta fórmula: = recuento de celdas de colores (A1: E11, A1) en una celda en blanco y luego presione Entrar para obtener el resultado calculado. Ver captura de pantalla:

Nota:: En esta fórmula: A1: E11 es el rango de datos que desea usar, A1 es la celda llena de un color específico que desea contar.

6. Repita la fórmula anterior para contar otras celdas de colores específicas.


Sumar valores de celda basados ​​en el color de la celda con un script en la hoja de Google

Para sumar los valores de celda con un color de celda específico, aplique el siguiente código de secuencia de comandos.

1. Hacé click Las herramientas > Editor de scripts para ir a la ventana del proyecto y haga clic en Archivo > Nueva > Archivo de comandos para insertar otro módulo de código nuevo, luego, en el cuadro de solicitud, escriba un nombre para este script, vea la captura de pantalla:

2. Hacer clic OK y en el módulo de código abierto, copie y pegue el siguiente código de secuencia de comandos para reemplazar el código original, vea la captura de pantalla:

function sumColoredCells(sumRange,colorRef) {
  var activeRg = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveRange();
  var activeSht = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet();
  var activeformula = activeRg.getFormula();
  var countRangeAddress = activeformula.match(/\((.*)\,/).pop().trim();
  var backGrounds = activeSht.getRange(countRangeAddress).getBackgrounds();
  var sumValues = activeSht.getRange(countRangeAddress).getValues();  
  var colorRefAddress = activeformula.match(/\,(.*)\)/).pop().trim();
  var BackGround = activeSht.getRange(colorRefAddress).getBackground();
  var totalValue = 0;
  for (var i = 0; i < backGrounds.length; i++)
    for (var k = 0; k < backGrounds[i].length; k++)
      if ( backGrounds[i][k] == BackGround )
        if ((typeof sumValues[i][k]) == 'number')
          totalValue = totalValue + (sumValues[i][k]);
  return totalValue;
};

3. Y luego guarde este código, regrese a la hoja e ingrese esta fórmula: = suma de celdas de colores (A1: E11, A1) en una celda en blanco y presione Entrar para obtener el resultado calculado, vea la captura de pantalla:

Nota:: En esta fórmula: A1: E11 es el rango de datos que desea usar, A1 es la celda con un color de fondo específico que desea sumar.

4. Y luego puede repetir la fórmula anterior para sumar otras celdas de colores específicas.


Cuente o sume valores de celda en el color de la celda con Kutools para Excel en Microsoft Excel

En Microsoft Excel, para contar o sumar los valores de celda según el color de celda específico, Kutools for Excel, Contar por color La utilidad puede ayudarlo a terminar esta tarea lo más rápido posible.

Kutools for Excel : con más de 300 prácticos complementos de Excel, prueba gratuita y sin límite en 30 días. 

Después de instalar Kutools for Excel, haz lo siguiente:

1. Seleccione las celdas del rango que desea contar o sumar según el color de la celda y luego haga clic en Kutools Plus > Contar por color, ver captura de pantalla:

2. En la Contar por color cuadro de diálogo, elija Formato estándar from the Método de color lista desplegable y luego seleccione Antecedentes from the Tipo de recuento desplegable, ver captura de pantalla:

3. Luego haga clic Generar informe botón, y se genera una nueva hoja de trabajo con los resultados calculados a la vez, vea la captura de pantalla:

Nota:: Con esta poderosa función, también puede calcular los valores de las celdas según el formato condicional o el color de la fuente.

Haga clic en Descargar y prueba gratuita de Kutools para Excel ahora.


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    Fabricio · 27 days ago
    Hello everyone.
    I need a little help here.. I used the formula and worked fine, but when I change the color of some cells the number result of the formula don´t update automatically.. I always need to copy and paste the formula again to update. Has someone resolved this!?
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      nhmelevskiy · 13 days ago
      The formula does not work when the color changes, only when the cell values change. Just change the value inside the cell, not the color.

      For convenience, I did this:
      I included a column with a checkbox in the required range, and when the value in it changes, my formula is updated. It's like an on / off switch.
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      Nikita · 13 days ago
      The formula does not work when the color changes, only when the cell values change. Just change the value inside the cell, not the color.

      For convenience, I did this:
      I included a column with a checkbox in the required range, and when the value in it changes, my formula is updated. It's like an on / off switch.
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    Anna · 1 months ago
    Works for code:
    function countColoredCells(countRange, colorRef, unUsed) {
    var backGrounds = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet().getRange(countRange).getBackgrounds();
    var backGround = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet().getRange(colorRef).getBackground();
    var countCells = 0;
    for (var i = 0; i < backGrounds.length; ++i)
    for (var k = 0; k < backGrounds[i].length; ++k)
    if ( backGrounds[i][k] == backGround )
    ++countCells;
    return countCells;
    }

    function onEdit(e)
    {
    SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet().getRange('A1').setValue(Math.random());
    }


    but You neet do call the function like that:
    =countColoredCells("C6:W21";"E2";$A$1)

    where
    "C6-W21" is the area analysed
    "E2" is the model cell
    $A$1 - don't know why this is, but it writes a random number to the cell A1
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      nhmelevskiy · 12 days ago
      "$A$1 - don't know why this is, but it writes a random number to the cell A1"

      $A$1 is a cell in which calculations are made, a buffer.

      Please note that the cell will be displayed in the entire workbook, in all tabs. I have not yet learned how to bind it to only one tab. Email me if you solve this.
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    chan · 4 months ago
    thanks, :)
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    Hawjin · 6 months ago
    Autoupdate of the formula

    A tip is to create a script that inserts a row in the range and then removes the same row again. And then set up a time-based trigger for the function =)
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    guest · 6 months ago
    it errors for me :/
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    Davide · 11 months ago
    Thank you so much for these scripts, Truly appreciated, it's not to get something that works out of the box.

    Question how would I go about modifying the values sum script to pull part of a cell, for exammple a cell that contains the following:
    909 & 1909
    {1 of 2}
    SM & M (3.5)

    How would I go about pulling the "3.5" in parenthesis and sum that numerical value coming out multiple cells of the same color. I know how to pull the value out in google sheets but can't figure out how to combine it with the cell color script.

    Thank you.

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    Richard · 1 years ago
    Has anyone updated this for the Sum colored cells? i'm ok with copying and pasting the forumla for now but it would be nice if i highlighted more cells, it would add those cells to the total automatically. I'm a newb when it comes to reading code, i tried a few things based on all the comments but alas, i'm still new.

    Thanks,

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    rodrigosromaro@gmail.com · 1 years ago
    PLEASE SOMEONE COULD HELP ME ?
    I WAS LOOKING FOR HOW TO SOLVE THAT A MONTH AT LEAST. I TRIED MANY THINGS, CHANGED COMMAS .... AND NOTHING SOLVE THAT...


    ------------- TypeError: Cannot call method "pop" of null. (line 5, file "SumByColor") -----------------

    //*ORIGINAL - var countRangeAddress = activeformula.match(/\((.*)\,/).pop().trim();
    //*I TRYING - var countRangeAddress = activeformula.match(/\((.*)\;/).pop().trim();
    //*ORIGINAL - var colorRefAddress = activeformula.match(/\,(.*)\)/).pop().trim();
    //*I TRYING - var colorRefAddress = activeformula.match(/\;(.*)\)/).pop().trim();

    some charitable soul please help me, I don't have much programming ... #sad
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    Andrew · 1 years ago
    HI, Brian! Thank's for your effort to give us the updated code. The auto update feature doesn't works for me. It doesn't write a new random number in A1 automatically, s i have to do it manually to get refresh. Is it as planed or Do i miss something? Thanks for your reply.
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      Milan · 6 months ago
      I have the same proble. Am I missing anything?
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    netman · 1 years ago
    hi Brian, I have tried to use the updated version. It is improved but still not always update after change color.
    is it possible to add a command to refresh the 'A1' value timely. thanks.
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    Brian · 1 years ago
    Hi all, I wanted to give you an updated version of how to count the number of cells that are a given color. This version solves a couple of issues:

    1. The count not updating when the doc changes and
    2. Errors from adding another parameter to the function


    // Unsed third argument
    function countColoredCells(countRange,colorRef,unUsed) {
    var activeRg = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveRange();
    var activeSht = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet();
    var activeformula = activeRg.getFormula();
    // The regex matches the parentheses as an array, gets the arguments as a string,
    // then splits the arguments on the comma into another array
    var arrayOfArguments = activeformula.match(/\((.*)\)/).pop().trim().split(',');
    // Get the first argument which is the range
    var countRangeAddress = arrayOfArguments[0];
    // Get the second argument, which is the reference color
    var colorRefAddress = arrayOfArguments[1];
    var backGrounds = activeSht.getRange(countRangeAddress).getBackgrounds();
    var BackGround = activeSht.getRange(colorRefAddress).getBackground();
    var countCells = 0;
    for (var i = 0; i < backGrounds.length; i++)
    for (var k = 0; k < backGrounds[i].length; k++)
    if ( backGrounds[i][k] == BackGround )
    countCells = countCells + 1;
    return countCells;
    };

    // Writes a random number to A1
    function onEdit(e)
    {
    SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet().getRange('A1').setValue(Math.random());
    }


    Usage: =countColoredCells(B2:E22,A28,$A$1)
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      Lenore · 1 years ago
      Do we paste all of this to replace the original code?
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        skyyang · 1 years ago
        Hello, Lenore,
        The Brian's code is worked well to auto update the result when you change the cell color, please apply it.
        Yes, you should pasting all of the above code to replace the original one.
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    La · 1 years ago
    TypeError: Não é possível chamar o método "pop" de null. (linha 5, arquivo "sumbycolor")

    How can I fix this error? Thank you
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    Nataly · 2 years ago
    Hola! Muchas gracias por tu artículo, ha sido de mucha ayuda, he logrado corregir el tema del formato regional de google cambiando . por ;
    Lo que no consigo hacer es que se actualice la formula cuando ingreso nuevos datos. ¿Sabes cómo hacer esto?
    Gracias
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    coolkev99 · 2 years ago
    Hi everyone. I use this sumColoredCells function but it will NOT auto refresh if you change cell colors. The only way it refreshes is to change a value in the range. A work-around I found was to create a checkbox somewhere to add 1 (or use insignificant fractional (.000001) if you are rounding) to a number in the range, and unchecking will add 0. This will act as a refresh "toggle" switch. Not really ideal, I know... but this is for my personal use and only a minor hassle.
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      sudarshan · 1 years ago
      Hi Kevin,

      Hope you are keeping well. I have been facing the same problem, Can you please share how to create checkbox to add 0000.1 or so. my email id is sudarshan1210@gmail.com. Looking forward to your help.
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      Yara · 1 years ago
      I have the same issue and don't know how to fix it
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    Francisco · 2 years ago
    Thank you so much, truly useful!
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    Roberto · 2 years ago
    There were some errors on the code, like the range not being used at all and that the calculation was only made when the parameters were changed. With this version the calculation will be updated when there is an update on the sheet and the range has to be passed as a string, also some dummy cell has to be used to save a random value, you can put the color of the text just like the background to make it invisible:

    =countColoredCells("B3:B145","B1",$A$1)

    function countColoredCells(countRange, colorRef, unUsed) {
    var backGrounds = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet().getRange(countRange).getBackgrounds();
    var backGround = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet().getRange(colorRef).getBackground();
    var countCells = 0;
    for (var i = 0; i < backGrounds.length; ++i)
    for (var k = 0; k < backGrounds[i].length; ++k)
    if ( backGrounds[i][k] == backGround )
    ++countCells;
    return countCells;
    }

    function onEdit(e)
    {
    SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet().getRange('A1').setValue(Math.random());
    }
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    Marco · 2 years ago
    A quick solution but not the best is to add a new parameter and never use it, something like this:

    function sumColoredCells(sumRange,colorRef,test)


    The test parameter is never used, this issue here is that the values only will be refresed if first of all you set the color and then change the value.
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    Adam · 2 years ago
    This script used to work great, but it doesn't work anymore. Is there a change that brought it down?
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    Steve · 2 years ago
    Internet is full of instances of this solution and it doesn't work.
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    Marco · 2 years ago
    Hi there,
    on Google sheets, seems not to be working, I went on debug and for both processes, in row 5 seems to be a type error, the message is: impossible to recall the "pop2 method of null. Does it makes sense? Thanks a lot!
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    desi · 2 years ago
    thank you :*
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    pedro.plj@gmail.com · 2 years ago
    Hello,


    This function works, however, when i try to sum 2 instances of it in the same cell as in (in my case):


    =sumColoredCells(A103:AW103, C171) + sumColoredCells(A138:AW138, C171)


    It gives me an #Error - Range not found (line 6).


    It doesn't work even if i use SUM() or ADD(). Any ideas?


    Thanks in advance.
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    Geoff · 2 years ago
    The SumColoredCells Script works great. Do you know if there is a way to display (in a single cell) the sum of 2 colors? For example, if I wanted the sum of both the Yellow and Green Cells to display in a single cell, is that possible? I would think the formula would be:
    =SUM(sumcoloredcells(A1:E11,A1)),(sumcoloredcells(A1:E11,A5)) ....But that results in an ERROR. Any ideas?
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      skyyang · 2 years ago
      Hello, Geoff,
      May be there is no direct formula to solve your problem, but, you can sum the colored cells separately first, and then, sum the two calculated results as you need.
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        Geoff · 2 years ago
        Thanks for the reply. I have done that, but would love to consolidate the formula into a single cell, as I have to update the ranges every week. Anyway, thanks for checking!
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    jchew · 2 years ago
    Thanks, this worked great!
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    justinbaden9@gmail.com · 2 years ago
    Hello,
    The formula does not work for me.
    If I do this in spreadsheet only errors will occur.
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    danison@bench.co · 2 years ago
    im trying to do something like this
    =countColoredCells (H62:H,B2)countif("MBA13R15")
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    danison@bench.co · 2 years ago
    Hi there,


    Can I need some help with a similar formula to SUM total of number keywords matching and reflecting the number of colors.


    What I what to achieve it determine the number of laptops which is a keyword but recognise the Available based on color of the cells?
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    Raul · 3 years ago
    Replace this lines:
    var countRangeAddress = activeformula.match(/\((.*)\;/).pop().trim();


    var colorRefAddress = activeformula.match(/\;(.*)\)/).pop().trim();

    Notice than , was changed for ;
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    Sam · 3 years ago
    does it auto update when new data is added?
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      Yara · 1 years ago
      No, and I'm trying to find the answer
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      Designedforx · 3 years ago
      Does not seem like it
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        Michael Riddering · 2 years ago
        Did you ever figure out how to get this to auto update?
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          Tomasz B · 2 years ago
          Did anyone find a way to auto update?
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            Sarah · 2 years ago
            I need to figure out how to get it to auto update too!... Anyone find the answer?
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              Eduardo Reyes · 2 years ago
              Did anyone find a way to auto update?
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    Terry · 3 years ago
    I keep getting an error "Action not allowed (Line 0)". What does this mean?
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    Terry · 3 years ago
    I'm getting "Action Not Allowed Line 0" What am I doing wrong?
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    KydKat · 3 years ago
    Is there a way to include negative numbers in the mix and get the correct sum? Mine keeps adding all the numbers in the range, even if the number has a negative sign on it.
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    Laura · 3 years ago
    Hey, thanks for this script. I'm having a problem in the script for google sheets: TypeError: Cannot call method "pop" of null. (line 5, file "SumByColor"). Can you please help?, thanks
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      Patodox · 2 years ago
      The problem maybe is your regional configuration, this script thinks you are separating parameters by ',', but it is not your case probably. In my case, I use ';', so I modified the script, changing the character in the lines

      var countRangeAddress = activeformula.match(/\((.*)\;/).pop().trim();

      var colorRefAddress = activeformula.match(/\;(.*)\)/).pop().trim();
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        Alberto · 1 years ago
        cambio la coma (,) por punto y coma (;) pero aun así no me cuenta el color. me sale como resultado (0 cero).
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      rtapia@colegiohuinganal.cl · 3 years ago
      Hello, I have the same problem, have you fix it?
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      skyyang · 3 years ago
      Hi, Laura,
      The script works well in my google sheets.
      If there is problem in your google sheet, I can share my google sheet with you.
      Please give your email address.
      Thank you!
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    Dave Gorman · 3 years ago
    Your sumColoredCells() function is incorrect as it doesn't use sumRange
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      skyyang · 3 years ago
      Hello, Dave,
      The above script works well in my Google sheet.
      When applying the formula, you should save the script window first.
      Please try it, Thank you!
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    Todd · 3 years ago
    Thanks for the help with "Count cells based on color for google sheets". Limitation seems to be that when cell colors are changed the sheet does not refresh and totals are incorrect. I have to delete the code in the total cell and copy again from neighbour cell. Not ideal, but it works. Thanks again.
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      skyyang · 3 years ago
      Hello, Todd,
      Yes, as you said, you should retype the formula when the cell color changes.
      May be there is no other good ways to solve this problem.
      If any other has good methods, please comment here.
      Thank you!
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    Jose · 3 years ago
    Hey, thanks for this script. I'm having a problem in the script for google sheets: TypeError: Cannot call method "pop" of null. (line 5, file "SumByColor"). Can you please help?, thanks
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    Sheldon · 3 years ago
    Hi! Great script but I run into a problem when trying to edit the values within the coloured cells. The script does not refresh the values if I change the colour of the cell. I can only force it to refresh if i delete the contents of the cell, change the colour and then enter the value again.