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Excel CONCAT Function

Excel CONCAT function
Summary 

The Excel CONCAT function concatenates (joins) values supplied as references or constants. Unlike the CONCATENATE function (which CONCAT replaces), CONCAT allows you to supply a range of cells to join, in addition to individual cell references.

Purpose 
Join text values without delimiter
Return value 
Result of concatenated text
Syntax 
=CONCAT (text1, [text2], ...)
Arguments 
  • text1 - First text value, cell reference, or range.
  • text2 - [optional] Second text value, cell reference, or range.
Usage notes 

CONCAT is a new function, available in Office 365 and Excel 2019.

The CONCAT function concatenates (joins) values supplied as references or constants. Unlike the CONCATENATE function (which CONCAT replaces), CONCAT allows you to supply a range of cells to join, in addition to individual cell references.

If you need to join many values with a common delimiter, see the TEXTJOIN function.

Notes

  • CONCAT can accept ranges in addition to individual cells
  • To concatenate manually, use the concatenation operator (&)
  • The CONCAT function also provides no options for delimiters or empty values.
  • Numbers provided to CONCAT will be converted to text values during concatenation.

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