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I want to combine 2 columns of data basically add a input

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I want to combine 2 columns of data basically add a input number which sequentially changes 1 thru 4000 to a number that would have 1-3 2-3 3-3 .....4000-3
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Maybe it would be simpler to say I want add -3 to all the number in a column
Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 6 months ago.

here is an example of how you would do that

Expert:  The-PC-Guy replied 6 months ago.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  swmcdonnell replied 6 months ago.

Hi, my name is***** can do this easily using a function called CONCATENATE. I've attached a spreadsheet that shows the result for you. Suppose the numbers 1 to 4000 are in column A, and you want to put the new result in Column B. The formula for cell B1 is =CONCATENATE(A1,"-3") This combines the value in A1 and "-3" together. Then you copy the formula from B1 to B2 through B4000.

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