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Excel - Formatting Concatenation of Cells

Posted on 2011-10-07
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Hi

Is there a way to combine cell contents across a row to be merged into one? For example:

A1: 2800
B1: 2345
C1:78598

Usually, I would create a formula:

"A1" & " " & "B1" & " " & "C1" to be merged into one cell that contains the formula:

D1: 2800 2345 78598

Please note the space between each cell content. The nuance is that the number of cells to be combined is variable.

Thank you
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barry houdini earned 2000 total points
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There's no simple way to concatenate a range (without VBA) without adding each cell separately, assuming a maximum of 5 values with no spaces in the cells you could do this

=TRIM(A1&" "&B1&" "&C1&" "&D1&" "&E1)

TRIM removes any excess spaces....

regards, barry
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by:tahirih
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Can you please offer a VBA solution?
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