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CONCAT: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use CONCAT in Google Sheets?

To use CONCAT in Google Sheets, you first need to select the cells or ranges of cells that you want to concatenate. Then, go to the "Formulas" tab and select "CONCATENATE" from the "Text" section. This will open a new dialog box in which you can input the cells or ranges of cells that you want to concatenate. To concatenate multiple cells, separate each cell with a comma. Once you've input the cells or ranges of cells that you want to concatenate, click "OK" and the cells will be concatenated into a single cell.

What is the syntax of CONCAT in Google Sheets?

The CONCAT function in Google Sheets allows you to join two or more strings together into a single string. The syntax for CONCAT is as follows: CONCAT(string1, string2, string3, ...) The function will return a string that is the concatenation of all of the strings you passed in as arguments.

What is an example of how to use CONCAT in Google Sheets?

One way to use CONCAT is to combine the text of two or more cells into a single cell. For example, if you have a list of employee names in separate cells, you can use CONCAT to combine them into a single column. Alternatively, you could use CONCAT to create a list of email addresses by concatenating the email addresses in separate cells.

When should you not use CONCAT in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use CONCAT in Google Sheets. One such occasion is when you are trying to join two strings that contain different numbers of characters. In this case, the function will only join the first string to the second string, disregarding the rest. Another time you should not use CONCAT is when you are trying to join a string and a number. In this case, the number will be treated as a string and will not be combined with the string.

What are some similar formulae to CONCAT in Google Sheets?

In Google Sheets, the CONCAT formula is used to join two or more strings of text together into one string. There are a few other formulae that can achieve a similar outcome:

=CONCATENATE() - This formula joins two or more strings of text together, and it can include cells, ranges, or text values.

=JOIN() - This formula also joins two or more strings of text together, but it can only include text values.

=A1&" "&A2 - This formula joins two text strings together, and it can include cells or ranges.

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