Copy Down adds functionality to Form-fed Google Sheets™ -- the ability to have row 2 formulas auto-copied into form submission rows.
Listing updated:April 10, 2024
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copyDown adds a simple but revolutionary functionality to Google Form™-fed Google Sheets™ -- the ability to have formulas and cell formats carry into new form submission rows.

With this ability, any Google Form™ submission can auto-calculate subtotals, perform a vertical lookup against another sheet, include conditional formats or data-validation lists in new form rows, or calculate a count or countif tied to a cutoff threshold -- and these are just a few examples -- don't get us started!

Use in combination with the autoCrat or formMule Add-ons to bring calculated values and formatted numbers and dates into your form-triggered document and email merges.

IMPORTANT:  Due to limitations of Apps Script, copyDown is NOT COMPATIBLE WITH SPREADSHEET FILTERS on the form response sheet.
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Copy Down will need access to your Google account
This will allow Copy Down to :
View and manage your forms in Google Drive
See, edit, create, and delete all your Google Sheets spreadsheets
Connect to an external service
Allow this application to run when you are not present
Send email as you
View and manage data associated with the application
See your primary Google Account email address
See your personal info, including any personal info you've made publicly available
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Ian Flores
May 20, 2024
What in the hell. When I activate it it looks for sheets that have now formula and ignores ones that do. I have two sheets with in one spreadsheet and it would even acknowledge the one Sheet I need it on. So dumb.
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sumit Khanwalkar
October 2, 2023
Its a good plugin, best with its name but does not work as they say, It skips some random rows to update the formula, also several times it formats the formula cell to some random formatting, I need to check regularly if the it has copied all formulas or not.... tough the percentage of this is somewhere 7-8% only but its too random hence need to check it regularly, not disappointed but getting pissed due to error reporting.
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Nathaniel Tarango
April 4, 2024
Cool app
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A User of Copy Down
March 6, 2020
The program is very helpful and serves a great need. I find, however, I have to constantly check that it is, in fact, applying the formulas to all submissions . It's not always stable and seems to drop formulas in an unpredictable way. So I regularly need to go into the form responses and manually apply the formulas to be sure the most recent submissions apply the formulas that the time sensitive emails, that depend on the this program, are generated.
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A User of Copy Down
March 12, 2020
You guys should change the name from 'copy down' to 'spin around' or 'wheel of misfortune' because that's frankly all I ever see. You could even add a puzzle to solve and turn each spoke of the pinwheel into a prize. That would be so awesome. I'd give you 5 stars for sure if you did that.
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CCS DailyCheckIn
September 17, 2020
It's great...when it works. CopyDown provides a solution for a very common problem. The only issue is that it does not always work properly. For some reason, it skips rows randomly and won't paste the formulas there. Disappointed that there seems to be no reasoning for or solution to this problem. Going to try something different instead.
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A User of Copy Down
December 15, 2015
When it works, it works great. However it worked inconsistently for me. It would occasionally stop working, and sometimes I could fix it by turning it off and back on, and sometimes it wouldn't turn back on except by a fluke (it even turned itself back on after I finally got frustrated and turned it off). It also used to work for additional (not form-driven) rows on the tab, but this stopped working a while back. I wrote a code myself to accomplish the same thing with better consistency.
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Sutikno Sutikno
April 9, 2022
Great. Thanks Its very helpfull
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A User of Copy Down
December 15, 2019
Has always worked well and I love it! But it is not working tonight. The wheel is just spinning. Does not progress from the "on" button to finding formulas and doing what it is supposed to do. Have never had problems before today, literally.
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Korie Collins
May 11, 2021
i love it
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