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Using CONCAT or TEXTJOIN to add a prefix and suffix to a column of data

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I am attempting to add a prefix (Column C) and a suffix (Column E) to data from a column (Column D). This is the formula I've been playing with and trying to get to work:

 

=C7:C12&D7:D12&"-"&E7:E12      I also tried =(C7:C12)&(D7:D12)&"-"&(E7:E12) 

 

This formula is giving me the correct data stream in the first cell of the column but it doesn't populate apply the formula to the rest of the column. See attached picture.

 

I know there's a way to do this, any help??

 

 

 

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Best Response confirmed by Sentri1420 (Occasional Visitor)
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@Sentri1420 

 

Maybe try this:

 

ExampleConcat.jpg

 

You can add Prefixes with custom formatting as well....

 

Custom Format.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Concatenate the cells, rather than the ranges, like this:
=C7&D7&E7