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Issue 5617: Search/find function
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Reported by hola.liz...@gmail.com, Jul 25, 2011
What new or enhanced feature are you proposing?
I think Google Apps Script should have some function that can search a given range for a string and return the cell or an array of cells that contain the string. It would look something like this. 

var sheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSheet();
var cells = sheet.getRange("A1:C3").find("text to be found");

What goal would this enhancement help you achieve?
When I have a table sorted by one column on the left, it's not too hard to create a search function for that instance but when I want to search the entire spreadsheet for something, it's pretty much impossible or too slow. 
Sep 22, 2011
#1 datcompu...@gmail.com
I REALLY LIKE THIS FUNCTION
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