Questions tagged [concatenate]

Generally, but not necessarily, alongside tag [google-sheets], use this tag when the issue is joining two or more elements into a single element such as with the functions CONCATENATE/JOIN/TEXTJOIN (or CONCAT in Excel) or the operator &.

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How to generate all combinations of letters in a word?

Using Google Sheets, how would I show all possible ways to type a word, for example: word Word WOrd WORd WORD wOrd woRd worD without any length word? The given word would go on Row A and the ...
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Automatic merging of duplicate cells under common ID

I have data in column A with IDs and a column B with data for those IDs. Right now I have multiple (usually 2-3) rows with the same ID but different data. What formula to use to merge those into one ...
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Filter and display duplicates in a table

Here's the link to my Google sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SBD0_Ca0r_p3810u1ZNlbG6MXsvhFlLcwEJndVQJRP0/edit?usp=sharing The master data will show: And I would like to have a table ...
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Concatenate - Show blank cell result if a cell is empty

Could someone help me? I am trying to create a social media keyphrase strategy using keywords. I would like to know if Google Sheets could return a blank cell if one of the cells in the concatenate ...
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How to convert an array of unique records into an array where records are repeated N times?

I have a Google sheet that records items and their quantities. In order to input them into our SalesForce system, I need to split each record into repeated rows, according to the quantity of the item. ...
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Comparing Unique Values to a Range

I have the following formula =CONCATENATE (FILTER(boxmod!AC2:AC, boxmod!I2:AB=concatboxmod!C2 )) The intention of this formula is to take a range and compare it to a list of unique identifiers on ...
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Сopy cells depending on values in another cell

In Google Sheets I try to copy cells B2:B4 depending on values in other cells C2:C4. For example - example.xlsx made in Excel. But stuck and can't find a solution on how to do it in Google Sheets. ...
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Rotate and duplicate row values in Google Sheets

I'm trying to rotate values in a sheet and then duplicate the first value in the row as a header. For example: a | b | c | d would become: a | b ----- a | c ----- a | d Is there any way to do this ...
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Is there a formula to list all possible 2 card combinations of 4 playing cards in Google Sheets?

Example: Is there a formula to list all possible 2 card combinations of 4 playing cards? 4 playing cards: A♥ A♦ A♣ A♠ The result should be 6 combinations only (Not 4 x 4 = 16 Combinations): 1: A♥ ...
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How can I use ARRAYFORMULA (or something similar) with GOOGLETRANSLATE?

I'm learning a new language and I recently discovered Google Sheets' GOOGLETRANSLATE function. I thought it'd be neat to have a personal dictionary of translations which I can even annotate. So I ...
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Add columns based on rows

I'm currently working on setting up a sheet, but I want to add columns in one worksheet based on rows in another worksheet. I have no idea if this is even possible, I've tried googling it. Might be ...
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COUNTIFS issue, output is always zero

I have no idea what I'm doing, considering there's plenty of topics on COUNTIFS. However, each solution I've tried, as well as my own solutions, which I shall list, end up in the same thing... ZERO. ...
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Grabbing only non-empty cells from a row range for every row

I have a survey that sends responses into a Google sheet. The raw data that is inserted is messy, so I have another sheet that processes the incoming raw data. One of the things I need to do is: from ...
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How to convert multi-value answers into single column in Google Forms' response sheet?

I have a Google form that asks for Name and up to 3 Score. The data is dumped into a sheet like this But that data is not very convenient. I want to have the data like this... Can I do that by ...
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How Do I Quickly Merge A Large Amount Of Cells?

So I'm trying to merge all cells in Col A and B so that A1 and B1 are one cell all the way for 150 rows, anybody knows how?
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How can I group by one column to join values in multiple rows?

Let's say I have a survey of people in teams, and what fruits they like: User | Team | Fruits ---------------------- Dave | Mine | Banana, Apple Steve | Mine | Apple, Orange Matt | Yours | ...
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Layperson's grid to normalized table

Introduction  (too long, don't read) I have a data-arrangement problem. I'm now up to three qualifying files from coworkers, and for that matter, I've run into a couple of questions here on SE ...
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How to TEXTJOIN in Google Sheets

I have ten columns in my rows which contain 5 sets of first name/last name. I want to combine each of these names in a final column using TEXTJOIN (or whatever function is appropriate if I'm missing ...
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How to split a cell into key/value rows?

Apple,3,Orange,4,Mango,10 How can I split this cell into key/value rows? Apple (a1), 3(a2) Orange (b1), 4(b2) If I just call split(), I get: Apple 3 Orange 4
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Outputting a cell x number of times in an array format

Using Google Sheets: Need to display a vertical list, where each occurrence in the A column of sheet1 is repeated based on the number in the B column of sheet1. I've created a dummy file to show what ...
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Convert string to URL in column

I just want to convert IDs as strings to URLs automatically. I tried this: =HYPERLINK(CONCATENATE("http://myjira.com/projects/BUWDI/issues/";A2);A2) I got an error... What do you think?
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How to combine a formula with text in one cell?

My spreadsheet contains data divided into weeks in a year and I would like to combine the following two pieces of information in one cell: =ISOWEEKNUM(TODAY()) Calendar week 'Calendar week' being ...
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Joining two rows of data with alternating delimiters

I'm working with two rows of values that are related to each other and trying to build a formula that will compile the data into one cell, with syntax that uses two delimiters. If a cell in the ...
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Concatenate using an array formula to result in last name.firstname

We have a form that asks for the students first name and last name. I am trying to using concatenate and an array formula to display "Lastname.Firstname". I used: =ARRAYFORMULA(CONCATENATE($B$52:$B,...
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Concatenating URL with a value to create link, but links only works partially

I have a column of cells in Google spreadsheet with values such as: b2397 b9504 b3333 b8655 bxxxx I would like to combine each value with a URL, for example: http://websitex.com?id= ...
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Generate custom sequence in Google Sheets

I would like to create a column with a custom sequence: A-Z,a-z,0-9. (Essentially the Base64 character set with the last two characters, + and /, left out) So, A1 would be AAA, A2 would be AAB ... ...
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Combining ARRAYFORMULA with functions whose arguments can be rectangular ranges

I mean to concatenate several columns, so use of CONCATENATE is preferred over & (here I post an example with only 3 columns). For instance, D1 would contain =CONCATENATE(A1:C1). Then I would copy ...
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Formula for combining text if there are duplicate numbers

I have a table to combine text with conditions if in column A there is a duplicate number, then in the text in column B combined. The formula that I have made like this: =IF(COUNTIF($A:$A,A2)>1,...
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JOIN two columns in one cell

What should I do if I want every time I fill out column C, to all data from B6 to C14 would appear on the notes?
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How to concatenate cells using ARRAYFORMULA across rows and columns?

I have a document that's a recurring CSV import/export. I'm trying to concatenate images separated by ", " and using ARRAYFORMULA to make it all the way down. The problem is, I don't know how many ...
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Create random pairs without duplicates

I try to randomly pair people into unique pairs. I have two columns one with helping values created via Rand() and one that ranks upon these values with =INDEX($A$2:$A$164,RANK(S2,$S$2:$S$164)) ...
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How to remove duplicate words in a cell only if longer than a certain number of characters?

I need to remove a duplicate text in a cell but only if it is longer than 4 characters. I have this formula that only works for any types of duplicate words: =join(" ",unique(transpose(split(A1,", ")...
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How to concatenate columns for multiple rows simultaneously in Google Sheets?

I have the following 3 rows of data in cells A1:A3 in Google Sheets: Doe, Jane Doe, Joe John Doe I want the following in B1:B3: Jane Doe Joe Doe John Doe Essentially, I'm creating a new column ...
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Multiple IF conditions nested with a CONCATENATE

I have a formula as follows which I'm using for a scheduling system within Google Sheets: =IF(B2="","",(CONCATENATE($B$1&" "&B2&CHAR(10)&$C$1&" "&C2&CHAR(10)&$D$1&"...
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How to perform multiple operations where the IF statement is true?

The function below is what I use to handle contact information (email/phone numbers). If the entry is an email id (has text), it will keep it as is. When a phone number is entered, it does a variety ...
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Placing text from one cell between certain characters of another sentence

Is it possible to take a word from one cell and place it in between certain characters/words of another cell? (Obviously, I can do this one time but I need to do the same thing multiple times) For ...
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Is it possibile to concatenate with bidimensional arrayformula?

I have a table like this: +----------+----------+----------+----------+ | Photo1-1 | Photo1-2 | Photo1-3 | | +----------+----------+----------+----------+ | Photo2-1 | Photo2-2 | | ...
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Join two cells data - COCATENATE not working properly

I'm using the following formula to get the data of two cells: =CONCATENATE(C2,"Dia",E2) But it's not working properly. Take a look at the screenshots: It should be returning the Traffic + Date, but ...
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How can I insert formatted links in Google Sheet concatenations?

I am using Google Sheets to run mail merges using the script editor; it references a cell with an email address and a cell with the body of the email. I am able to concatenate a number of other ...
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How do I concatenate the data in column B based on the data from column A?

I'd like to turn the image below: into the following: A1: Yellow // B1: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. A2: Blue // B2: The earliest known appearance of the phrase is from The Boston ...
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Query Multiple Ranges with Results in Row

I am trying to query five ranges with the results displayed across a single row. To do this, I was using { } with commas separating each range, but it's only giving me the first range in return. ...
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Split Text and reorganize and concatenate back together

I want a formula to split data "052 089652" and to reorganize it as "089652/A052/9" in Google Sheets. The formula needs to add "A" to the start of "052", add a "9" at the end, keep the leading zero, ...
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Date Format Lost When Combining Two Cells Using “&” and CONCATENATE in Google Sheets

I'm trying to figure out "how to" maintain the date format when I concatenate a date formatted cell with a nondate formatted cell. Result: The Date Format Is Lost Formulas Used Desired Result: I ...
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Problem with CONCATENATE when used inside of arrayformula

I'm trying to update this formula so it will work inside of an 'arrayformula'. This works on its own and when I fill it down. =if(E2>0,CONCATENATE(B2, " | ",C2," | ",D2), "") This does not ...
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Constrain a Array<string> formula result to a list in a single cell

I'm using a formula that returns an Array of strings, so the result overwrites a range of cells, but I want to get the result in just that one cell. (The actual formula I'm using is WIKISYNONYMS ...
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Get an item value from a column item concatenated

How do I achieve a specific result concatenated with commas (ACT1, ACT2) from a filtered text ("Not delivered") and referenced from the position of the columns:
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Concatenate ordered values in one single string

I have a Google Spreadsheet where a person will add one name per row in a defined column (B). I need to generate a string like "<p>Adam - Becky - John - Robert</p>" in one single cell with ...
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Fill a column with consecutive numbers concatenated with a letter

I want to concatenate a string after a numerical value in some columns automatically so that way they are still treated as numeric values. For example: A 4010H 4011H 4012H 4013H I want to be able ...
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How to concatenate date value with a string?

I need to create the following value: // "ABC" + current date + some random number ABC20160405123 I do as follows: =CONCATENATE("ABC", NOW(), 123); But instead of getting expected value I get ...
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Concatenate several columns into one in Google Sheets

I want to concatenate/combine columns A, B and C into column D as displayed. The number of filled entries in A, B and C will vary over time, so absolute cell addresses cannot be used. What formula ...