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Posted on 2012-04-07
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I have my age in A1.  I want B1 to say, with the proper substitution:
"I am A1 years old."

How do I get the value of A1 in the B1 string?
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Question by:dwcronin
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by:Flyster
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Try this:

="I am " & A1 & "years old"

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statler01 earned 500 total points
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Flyster is correct; Just a technicality... There should be another space between A1 and "years old".

Corrected would be:
="I am " & A1 & " years old"

Note the space at the front of " years old"
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by:Flyster
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Thanks statler01. I typed it a little too fast!
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by:statler01
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Points for this question should have gone to Flyster...
Sorry Flyster - I didn't mean to hijack your solution.
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by:Flyster
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No problem. That's what I get for rushing!
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