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Choices will be enter in a single cell

Posted on 2011-10-24
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hello Experts,

What I have is a spreadsheet where there are multiple choices and based on selections of those choices each choice will be shown in a single cell.

I hope the sample is easy to understand. Test-Choice.xlsx
Question by:Tavasan65
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by:barry houdini
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How are you hoping to do this? There's no native function in Excel to concatenate a range so if you want to accomplish this with formulas you'll need to concatenate a whole load of IF functions, e.g. in B3 copied down.


see attached

regards, barry
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by:Glenn Ray
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In cell C4, insert the following formula and copy across the columns to the right.
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by:Glenn Ray
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Wish I could delete my posts!  I didn't read the comment in the spreadsheet until too late.
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barry houdini earned 2000 total points
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I'm assuming that the requirement is the other way round, column B should be populated based on columns C to R. If that's right then another way to get the result I suggested is to download Morefunc add-in and use this array formula in B3 copied down


confirmed with CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER

regards, barry
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by:Glenn Ray
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You're right, barryhoudini.  The comment in the workbook confirms that
(**  Idea is based on selection on column C thru R will show in column B)

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Thanks so much and the second solution is the best but the computer is locked by IT and will not allow the download.  That is why I gave both solutions credit.

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