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How do I merge two columns of data

Posted on 2011-03-08
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I have a spreadsheet with 3700 rows. Column B contains a city code and Column E contains the actual location number. I am trying to get all output to look as follows 050-0000

I have included an excel sampl spreadsheet as well. My source is in yellow I am trying to concatinate or merge as the green cells.

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concatinationexample01.xlsx
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Question by:manelson05
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In B14 of the sample spreasheet, enter this formula:

=CONCATENATE(B2,"-",E2)

You can copy it to other cells.

Sincerely,
Ed
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See the attached file


Ed
concatinationexample01-1-.xlsx
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by:sstampf
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You can also use:
=B2 & "-" & E2
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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You can even use this macro

Sub concaddr()
For Each cel In Intersect(ActiveSheet.UsedRange, Range("B:B"))
If cel.Value <> "" And cel.Row > 1 Then cel.Value = cel & "-" & cel.Offset(0, 3)
Next cel
End Sub
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by:manelson05
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Verym very, very helpful Sir.

Thank you
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