my problem is that if I add something like this in an empty cell of a Google Spreadsheets documents it work great

=HYPERLINK("www.google.co.uk"; "Google")

But If I add this link to a non empty cell it don't work.

For example if the content of my cell is something like to:

Linkt to interesting post: =HYPERLINK("www.google.co.uk"; "Google")

I can't see the hyperlink. Why? Can I do this thing in some way?



  • Is there some reason you need two different strings to display? Why not just change the "Google" to "Check out interesting article on Google" inside the HYPERLINK function? – panhandel Oct 8 '13 at 18:21

In order to combine text and formulas, the text must be wrapped in quotes, and concatenated to the link:

="Link to interesting post: " & HYPERLINK("http://www.google.com"; "Google")
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    This doesn't seem to work for me. It also doesn't work if I replace the ; with a , (semicolon with a comma). I wouldn't be surprised if there's no way to do this though. – AlexC Oct 8 '13 at 15:56
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    Oh, I see. The link is not displayed as a link, the link text is simply output without any underlining/blue color. This might seem like a bug. I have reported it via the "Report a problem" menu item in Google spreadsheets. – Vidar S. Ramdal Oct 9 '13 at 9:01

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