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ARRAYTOTEXT: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use ARRAYTOTEXT in Excel?

The ArrayToText function in Excel converts an array of text into a text string. The function takes two arguments: the first is the text string to be converted, and the second is the range of cells that contain the text. The function returns a text string that is the concatenation of the text in the cells in the range.

What is the syntax of ARRAYTOTEXT in Excel?

The syntax of the ARRAYTOTEXT function in Excel is as follows:

=ARRAYTOTEXT(array,delimiter,text_format)

The function takes three arguments:

array - the array of text values to be converted

delimiter - the delimiter character(s) to be used to separate the text values in the array

text_format - the text format to be used for the converted text values

What is an example of how to use ARRAYTOTEXT in Excel?

ARRAYTOTEXT is a function that takes an array of text values and converts them into a single text string. The function is most commonly used to combine the text values from a range of cells into a single string. For example, the following formula would return "John,Mary,Mike" if the range A1:A3 contains the text values "John", "Mary", and "Mike":

=ARRAYTOTEXT(A1:A3)

When should you not use ARRAYTOTEXT in Excel?

ARRAYTOTEXT should not be used when the text to be extracted is in a different row or column than the text to be entered into the cell.

What are some similar formulae to ARRAYTOTEXT in Excel?

The Excel function ARRAYTOTEXT is used to convert an array of text values into a single text string. Some similar Excel functions to ARRAYTOTEXT are:

TEXTJOIN: The TEXTJOIN function is used to join text values from multiple cells into a single text string. The TEXTJOIN function has the following syntax: TEXTJOIN(text_delimiter, text1, text2, …)

CONCATENATE: The CONCATENATE function is used to join text values from multiple cells into a single text string. The CONCATENATE function has the following syntax: CONCATENATE(text1, text2, text3, …)

JOIN: The JOIN function is used to join text values from multiple cells into a single text string. The JOIN function has the following syntax: JOIN(text_delimiter, text1, text2, text3, …)

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