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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Query, Import Range and Concat

I'm wanting to import whole rows of data from 'SPREADSHEET A' to 'SPREADSHEET B' but only if Column 11 in 'SPREADSHEET A' contains the text 'EXPIRED'. The data in 'SPREADSHEET A' contains about 12 ...
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How do I combine multiple results of two filter formulas in Sheets?

Share Link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-SoQS5Y4EvExbYTOjBGdx7EAq4OYlS0sPENFsblrTr4/edit?usp=sharing Formula Currently: =CONCATENATE("[",FILTER('BLS - Occupational Employment ...
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concatenation truncating numberic value

in a cell J21 I have entered a numeric value 1.10000. The cell is set to numeric value with 5 decimal places. When using concatenate =CONCATENATE("=CONCATENATE("@ £/€ rate: ",(J21)) in ...
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Preserve leading zeros in a Google Sheets CONCATENATE function

I am trying to create about 50 cells that have number combinations which look like variations of this: 01:05:39 I am using a RANDBETWEEN function to generate three pairs of numbers (e.g. =RANDBETWEEN(...
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Find and place in a column, the first non-blank cell in each row from a range of columns

I'm attempting to create an ARRAYFORMULA that can extract the first non-blank cell value on each row in a range of columns. My latest attempt is this: =TRANSPOSE(QUERY(TRANSPOSE( A2:D6),"select * ...
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Remove Count column by repeating rows in Google Sheets

I have a worksheet, 'wi', in a Google Sheet similar to the following example but with an undetermined number of rows: Count | Entry | Description -------|-------|----------------- 2 | ...
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Consolidate columns from a dynamic range into a single column in Google Sheets

How can Google Sheets take a range of multiple columns and rows and stack or consolidate all the non-empty cells into one column? For this case, I want non-unique cells. Also, each cell in the range ...
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Showing top 5 most frequent values and counts of each from a data range

I have a Google sheet with text strings listed down columns D through G. I want to, on another sheet, display a list of the top, say, 5 most frequent unique values from the first sheet in descending ...
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How to filter after parsing CSV values contained in Google Sheets cells

I would like to be able to match all cells in column A (titles) that have one of the comma-separated values in column E (Key Search Terms). This will involve at least two steps. 1) Parse each of the ...
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IF and IFS not working properly

I am trying to locate data present in different sheets. I have tried using IF and IFS. Below are the formulas I have used. For IF, I get NOT IN USE even when I know there should be one of the sheets ...
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If cell y contains any word from range x:x, mark cell y green

In Google Sheets, I have three columns (with different lengths!) Column1 contains firm names (50) Column2 containts firm names (100) I would like to mark a cell in Column1 green (or with a number in ...
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I want to get values from multiple URL's in Google Spreadsheet. IMPORTDATA doesnt work

I have 9000 lines with URL's in my Google Sheet. Example: https://steamcommunity.com/auction/ajaxgetgoovalueforitemtype/?appid=233860&item_type=10). Every URL returns JSON like this: { "success": ...
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How to create new cell from keyword of another cell?

I have a column that has job listings with extra info, so I only want to grab the job position and place it into a new cell. A1: Seeking Assistant to the marketing division... B1: Assistant (...
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How to Iterate between colunns and rows?

I am running the following forumula: =IF(INDEX(C$2:$2, 1, ROW(1:1)),CONCATENATE(B$2,"-",INDEX(C$1:$1, 1, ROW(1:1)))) On the following table Basically, If a value is present in column C2, I am ...
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Partial cell formatting with CONCATENATE in Google Sheets

Is there a way to format partially using CONCATENATE in Google Sheets? For example, =CONCATENATE("*", Sheet1!A1, Sheet1!B1), and I want to make the * bolded or blue in color or something else. I ...
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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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Show blank cell result if a cell is empty

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 formula is blank?
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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 partially work

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 ...