concatenate with date exclude empty cells

rjmdc

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i tried to lock my sheet while still allowing the user to enter rows
so i expanded my table to add another 1000 rows

all the formulas allowed an ifna and returned a blank cell instead
the concatenated formula =(CONCATENATE(TEXT(C3,"mm/dd/yyyy"),B3,E3,F3,K3)) returns 1/00/1900
the column with the date returns an isblank as true
 

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jasonb75

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Try

=(CONCATENATE(TEXT(C3,"mm/dd/yyyy;;"),B3,E3,F3,K3))
 

rjmdc

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Office Version
  1. 365
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itried this instead
=TEXTJOIN(" ",TRUE,B2,TEXT(C2,"mm/dd/yyyy"),E2,K2)
an still get the 1/00/1900
whats wrong
 

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