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I am looking for a Google sheets spreadsheet formula to

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I am looking for a Google sheets spreadsheet formula to pulls data from 2 different cells and includes it with other text. I am told that my MS Excel spreadsheet formulas should work, but I must be doing something.cell B2: CITY
cell C2: STATEI would like a formula for a cell that displays the following output:
Output: This is my text for CITY and STATEI have used concatenate formulas in the past to do this, but I must be doing something wrong. Help!
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  George Sibiya replied 2 months ago.

Hi,

Welcome to JustAnswer and thank you for utilising our services.

Are the CITY and STATE cells on the same row as the Output cell?

Regards,

G

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No, the value "CITY" is is value in cell B2. The value "STATE" is is value in cell C2. Make sense?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
screenshot attached
Expert:  George Sibiya replied 2 months ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** that B2 and C2 are on the same row, I just need clarity on, where would you like you output to be? Would it be in D2 or somewhere else on the sheet such as say D50?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The formula will be in cell c80, but what does that matter? I've never encountered a formula when its location mattered much. But your the expert... I'll shut up. :)
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I want the output to be in the cell in which the formula is located. This is a must have because I need to leverage it in several locations... so my assumption is that this formula is in cell c80 and displaying the results in cell c80
Expert:  George Sibiya replied 2 months ago.

Ok. Thanks for the information, let me see if I can do it within 10 minutes.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
cool beans, thanks
Expert:  George Sibiya replied 2 months ago.

I think I will need more time I'll opt out for now

Expert:  Bruce Wilner replied 2 months ago.

Hello. I have a great deal of experience programming Excel and VBA macros. Can I help you with this? Is it possible to provide just a bit more detail about exactly what you want the spreadsheet to be doing? I have looked at your screen capture, and I'm still not sure precisely what you want. Thank you for your perseverance and, I suppose, drudgery :-)

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Simply put, I need a formula for cell c80 that renders the text "This is my text for CITY and STATE" using the values found in cell B2 & C2.You'll likely need to use the =CONCATENATE and SUBSTITUTE formula command.See the screenshot of what the output should be. Hope this helps. :)
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Never mind, I was able to figure out the formula for myself. You can close out this request. Thanks