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Can someone show me how to take a range of data and insert it into 1 cell.  I would like to have it seperate the words with a comma and a space..  Is this possible?

Please see attached. Data.xlsm
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Question by:Maliki Hassani
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redrumkev earned 500 total points
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LANCE S P

How are you doing?

I inserted a function, see code and workbook below.

The function is called by the following:

=CONCAT1(cell:cell) the range of cells you want.

In your case: =CONCAT1(A1:A429)

You can add/change the delimited by putting it after the range such as:

=CONCAT1(A1:A429,",")

I placed the above in cell C3

Hope this helps,
Kevin

Function Concat1(myRange As Range, Optional myDelimiter As String)
    Dim r As Range

    Application.Volatile
    For Each r In myRange
        Concat1 = Concat1 & r & myDelimiter
    Next r
    If Len(myDelimiter) > 0 Then
        Concat1 = Left(Concat1, Len(Concat1) - Len(myDelimiter))
    End If
End Function

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LANCE S P,

Reference for the above:

http://excel.tips.net/Pages/T003062_Concatenating_Ranges_of_Cells.html

Regards,
Kevin
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by:zorvek (Kevin Jones)
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The easiest way is to copy the cells into a text editor, change the carriage returns to spaces, copy the resulting text, and paste into the desired cell in your workbook.

Kevin
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First Of all you will have to get the MoreFunc.dll for excel. Here is the link for it

http://download.cnet.com/Morefunc/3000-2077_4-10423159.html

 Once you install it, there is a  "MCONCAT()" Function . This will help you concatenate a range of cells and you can use your desired separator.

eg : =MCONCAT(A1:A10,",")

Hope this solves your problem.
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