Formula plus text

Hi,

I have a month date in cell B1 (currently Feb), in B4 I have

="YTD"&B1&"14"

Im trying to say YTD Feb 14

Its not quite working, can someone amend!

Thanks
Seamus2626Asked:
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MacroShadowCommented:
="YTD "&B1&" 14"
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Please try :

="YTD "&TEXT(B1,"mmm yy")

Thanks
Rob
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
In your "Bubbles / Data / Charts" question:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Office_Suites/MS_Office/Excel/Q_28642755.html

In the file you uploaded, I see that you are using the version I supplied, or at least very similar to.

Thanks
Rob H
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Seamus2626Author Commented:
Rob, I used Macroshadows formula, it worked and I closed the q off straight away
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
In the file you uploaded with the question link above, you have the formula:

="YTD "&TEXT(B1,"mmm")&" 14"
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Seamus2626Author Commented:
A colleague of mine changed that after we realised that my cell was set to text format and it kept defaulting back from the formula.

I closed the question off when I realised that ="YTD "&B1&" 14"  was working in other cells, then I tried to work out why it wasn't working in that particular cell.

I wasn't trying to not award you points Rob, I closed the q before you posted your solution

Thanks
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
I wasn't after the points or even recognition, merely put the comment for people looking at the question in future and keeping it updated for what was actually used in the end.

Thanks
Rob
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Seamus2626Author Commented:
Okay, thanks Rob
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