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# Combine numbers

## Combine numbers

(OP)
I have several columns of numbers in my Excel spreadsheet like so:

80  500  2  35
80  535  3  21
..
..
..

Can anyone tell me how I can combine the numbers for one row and place them at the end column to form the number in this format 80-500-2-35?

Cheers for any help.

-- drej --

### RE: Combine numbers

Assuming that
A1 = 80
B1 = 500
C1 = 2
D1 = 35

Then you can concatenate them together in E1 with the following formula:

#### CODE

=TRIM(A1) & "-" & TRIM(B1) & "-" & TRIM(C1) & "-" & TRIM(D1)

Good Luck
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As a circle of light increases so does the circumference of darkness around it. - Albert Einstein

### RE: Combine numbers

you don't necessarily need the TRIM function, either.  If the values are indeed numerical only, then the trim function will have no effect and =A1&"-"&B1&"-"&C1&"-"&D1 will yield the same result.

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