Formatting Number in Concatenated Cell

JohnS323

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Jan 31, 2005
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Hi! I am having a problem formatting a number in cell that is the product of concatenation. My specific case is more complicated than this, but for example sake, let's assume the following: I have values in cells a1:a30. I want cell a31 to say "Total Value: 3,000,000". When I type in the forumla =Concatenate("Total Value: ",sum(a1:a30)), I get the following "Total Value: 3000000".

How do I format the number to be standard formatting (with comma's), currency, etc?

TIA,

John S.
 

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macleanb

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use the format text(is one way) so for exaMPLE

= "Todays sales are" & text(a1,"#,#")
 

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