Easy one - insert a space

Maureen5433

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I am trying to combine to columns of text to one (I can do that part). However, I need the formatting to be the same as another column so that I can use VLOOKUP. The column I working on contains first names. I need to insert a space before the first name so that when they are merged, they will be identical to the comparison list. There are about 4000 entries so I am not too interested in doing it manually and I think there must be something simple I am missing here. Any ideas?

Thanks,
Maureen
 

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Andrew Poulsom

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If A1 contains "Smith" and B1 contains "John", then:

=A1&" "&B1

will return "Smith John"

Is that what you mean?
 

Maureen5433

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Exactly what I mean, and thank you so much!
 

Maureen5433

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Exactly what I mean, and thank you so much!
 
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