# Excel Merge Data Into One Cell

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## Move or combine multiple cell contents into one cell

If you need to merge multiple columns of data into one column without any data losing, you can apply formulas to deal with it in Excel. Formula 1: =A2&B2&C2&. In Cell D2, please enter the formula =A2&B2&C2, and then drag the AutoFill handle down to apply the formula to other cells in.

This tutorial will talk about how to combine multiple cell contents into one single cell as below screenshot shown. In Excel, you can use the & symbol, CONCATENATE or TEXTJOIN function to solve this task quickly and easily.

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** Move or combine multiple cell contents into one with & symbol**

By using the & symbol, you can join multiple cells into one cell, please apply the below formula into a blank cell:

Then, press **Enter** key, all of the specified cell contents have been merged into one cell, see screenshot:

**Note**: In the above formula: * A2*,

*,*

**A3***,*

**A4***,*

**A5***,*

**A6***and*

**A7***are the cells that you want to combine;*

**A8***is a space delimiter that separate the combined data, if you want to use other delimiters, you just need to replace the space string with other separator, such as “,”, “-” etc.*

**“ ”**** Move or combine multiple cell contents into one cell with CONCATENATE function**

If there is long list of cells need to be merged, the above formula will be too long to type, here, I will introduce a simple formula which is created by CONCATENATE and TRANSPOSE functions.

**1**. Please apply the following formula into a blank cell where you want to put the result:

**=CONCATENATE(TRANSPOSE(A2:A8)&',')**

**2**. Then select the entire formula which inside the CONCATENATE function, and then press **F9** key on the keyboard, this formula will be converted to an array, see screenshots:

**3**. And then, you should remove the curly brackets from the start and the end of the array, see screenshots:

**4**. After removing the curly brackets, please press **Enter** key directly, and all the cell contents have been merged into one cell, see screenshot:

You can also view the below demo to see the entire operation process:

**Notes**:

1. In the above formula, * A2:A8* is the range of cells that you want to combine;

*is a comma delimiter that separate the combined data, please change them to your need.*

**“,”**2. After finishing this formula, a comma will be displayed at the end of the last cell value, to remove this comma, you just need to double click the formula cell, and delete the comma after the last value.

** Move or combine multiple cell contents into one with TEXTJOIN function**

In Excel 2019 or Office 365, there is new TEXTJOIN function may help you to combine cell values from different cells into a single cell with ease.

The generic syntax of the TEXTJOIN is:

**=TEXTJOIN(delimiter, ignore_empty, text1, [text2], …)**

**delimiter**: (Required) A separator or character that is used to separate the combined data.**ignore_empty**: (Required) Determine whether to ignore the empty cells, if TRUE, the empty cells will be ignored; if FALSE, the empty cells will be included.**text1**: (Required) The first text or cell to be combined.**text2...**: (Optional) The additional texts or cells to be combined.

Please enter or copy the following formula into a blank cell:

And then, press **Enter** key to get the result, see screenshot:

**Note**: In the above formula, * A2:A8* is the range of cells that you want to combine;

*is a hyphen delimiter that separate the combined data, please change them to your need.*

**“-”**** Relative functions used:**

**CONCATENATE:**- The Excel CONCATENATE function is used to join two or more text items from multiple cells into one.

**TRANSPOSE:**- The TRANSPOSE function rotates the orientation of a range or array. For example, it can rotate a table that arranged horizontally in rows to vertically in columns or vice versa.

**TEXTJOIN:**- The Excel TEXTJOIN function joins multiple values from a row, column or a range of cells with specific delimiter.

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