How to Generate QR Codes in Google Sheets

A QR code (short for Quick Response code) is a two-dimensional barcode that allows you store a lot more data compared to standard UPC barcodes.

You can easily scan it with your smartphone's camera and because almost everyone now has a smartphone, it's becoming more and more popular.

Because QR codes can store more data, this also allows for many more use cases.  They're especially very helpful as a shortcut for entering long texts where it's easy to make …

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Google Sheets Tip: Compare Two Columns and Extract Missing Values

You may run into a situation where you  need to compare two spreadsheets and figure out which values exist in one but not the other.

For example, if you run an ecommerce store where your supplier provides you a spreadsheet of their inventory that's constantly changing, you may need to figure out which new products exist in the data feed that you currently don't have published in your store.

One way to figure this out is to export the current product data …

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Google Sheets Tip: Generate JSON Data from Rows and Columns

You may encounter a scenario where you need to convert data from your Google Sheets spreadsheet to JSON format.  You may need this to use as input to another app or system.

For example, our EZ Exporter app supports a function that takes a raw JSON string that can be used for looking up values (like a lookup table).

JSON data can have complex nested structure but a typical format you'll see is an array that looks like this:

["Alice", "Bob", "Eve", …
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Google Sheets Tip: Generate a Comma-Separated List of Values From a Column

Using a comma-separated list of values is a fairly common format when entering multiple values as input to a form. You might have already encountered this while managing an ad campain where you can enter a list of keywords or when needing to send a marketing email to multiple recipients.

If you already have a spreadsheet where you maintain these types of data as rows in a column, you may be wondering whether there's an easy way to convert rows …

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Automatically Export Your Data From Shopify to Google Sheets With EZ Exporter

A direct Google Sheets integrations is one of our most requested features for EZ Exporter and we're happy to announce that it's finally here!

We've had a Google Drive integration for a long time now where our users can automatically export a CSV or Excel file to a Google Drive folder.  However, we have customers who use Google Sheets heavily and prefer to have all the data they need in the same spreadsheet.

With this update, you can now do the …

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