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text and cell reference in cell

Posted on 2011-03-15
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I have a cell that is not quite right:
window=F3
I want the text "window=" but then the value of cell F3 after it.
As it is, I get "window=F3"
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Question by:allelopath
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Rory Archibald earned 400 total points
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You need:
="Window="&F3
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by:SeanStrickland
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Give the points to rorya, but there's also a CONCATENATE function that some of my users prefer (because the quotes and & signs confuse them).

=CONCATENATE("window=",F3)
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by:SeanStrickland
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I was hoping you'd give it to rorya, but I guess he has enough points... ;)

Thanks for the grade.

Cheers,
Sean
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by:Rory Archibald
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I got my share. :) A split is always fair where someone adds useful info.
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