Combine cells in excel into one and auto repeat down column incrementally

Posted on 2012-08-21
Last Modified: 2012-08-21

I need to combine all the content from all cells in a row and then I need to repeat the process down the column:

combine everything from B1 to AA1 into A1
Then I need to repeat the same formula for rows A2, A3, A4, etc.

I know the formula for combining 2 cells into 1 is: =A2&" "&B2
I do not know how to auto repeat it down the row and this same formula does not seem to work for me.

Additional info:
I have 1000s of rows that need to be repeated and the content ranges from names to numbers.

Thank you in advance!!
Question by:helloyou99
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    =B2&" "&C2&" "&D2&" "&E2&"  "&F2&" "&G2&" "&H2&" "&I2&" "&J2&" "&K2&" "&L2&" "&M2&" "&N2&" "&O2&" "&P2&" "&Q2&" "&R2&" "&S2&" "&T2&" "&U2&" "&V2&" "&W2&" "&X2&" "&Y2&" "&Z2&" "&AA2

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    In A2 and using one of the methods to replicate the formula down the range should work just fine.  I just tried it in your sample sheet.

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    Thank you very much for your help guys!
    Dustin, you just saved me!
    That worked 100% thanks

    Author Comment

    This simplified the process a lot and saved a lot of time!

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