displaying alphanumeric with variable

Tom F

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Is it possible to display alphanumeric information in a cell alongside a variable?
If so, how would this be coded?
Example: Cell A2 contains =A1+”dogs” yields an error message and not the desired outcome of 5 dogs. (A1=5)


Many thanks,
Tom F
 

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Aladin Akyurek

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On 2002-10-24 05:21, Tom F wrote:
Is it possible to display alphanumeric information in a cell alongside a variable?
If so, how would this be coded?
Example: Cell A2 contains =A1+”dogs” yields an error message and not the desired outcome of 5 dogs. (A1=5)


Many thanks,
Tom F

In A2 enter:

=A1&" dogs"

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inarbeth

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You could also use the following Custom Format in cell A1:
###,###" dogs"
although obviously that is only useful if you always want dogs.
 

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