Combine Multiple Cells Into One Cell Excel

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Combine multiple cells into one cell excel worksheet

In Excel, we can combine multiple rows, columns or cells into one cell with the CONCATENATE function, and the combined contents can be separated by comma, dash, semicolon and other characters. But, have you ever tried to combine the cells with line break as following screenshot shown? To combine the rows for each make of vehicle, we are going to build a few columns that help us stitch together the multiple rows, but first we need to make sure the list is sorted. All the vehicles of the same make need to be next to each other for this technique to work. First, we select all the cells, and choose Sort from the Data menu tab.

How to move multiple cells into one in Excel?

We can easily split a cell into multiple columns with Text to Column feature in Excel, but how to move multiple cell values into one cell? Copying all cells one by one seems not a good way! This article will introduce several tricky solutions for you.

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Move multiple cells into one with Clipboard

How To Combine Multiple Cells Into 1 Cell Excel

We can copy a range of cells into the Clipboard, and then paste these cell values into a single cell easily. Please do as follows:

1. Enable the Clipboard pane with clicking the anchor at the bottom-right corner of Clipboard group on the Home tab. See left screenshot:

2. Select the range of cells you will move to a single cell, and copy it with pressing the Ctrl + C keys in a meanwhile. Now the range of cell is added into the Clipboard pane.

3. Double click into the destination cell that you will move these cell values into, and then click the copied range in the Clipboard pane.

Then the copied cell values are moved into the destination cell at once.


Note: The cell values are separated by space and new line in the destination cell as above screenshot shown.

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Combine Multiple Cells Into One Cell Excel

Move multiple cells into one with formula

Of course we can move multiple cell values into a single cell with formula. Please do as follows:

Select the destination cell that you will move cell values into, and enter the formula =CONCATENATE(A1,',',B1,',',A2,',',B2,',',A3,',',B3,',',A4,',',B4,',',A5,',',B5) into it, and press the Enter key. See screenshot:
Note: In above formula, A1, A2, A3, A4, A5 and B1, B2, B3, B4, B5 are cells you will move values into a single cell, “,” means you will separate these cell values with comma. You can change all of them based on your needs.

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This method will introduce Kutools for Excel’s Combine utility, which can greatly simplify your moving work, and provides many separators to separate cell values. Please do as follows:

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1. Select the range of cells that you will move into a single cell, and click Kutools > Combine.

2. In the opening Combine Columns or Rows dialog box, please check Combine into single cell option, specify a separator as you need, and click the Ok button. See screenshot:
Note: Use formatted values option will remain original cells’ formatting after merging. For example, it will combine 78 and 99% as 78, 99%, but not as 78, 0.99.

Now you will see all cell values in the selected range are moved into the first cell of selected range, and separated by specified separator. See screenshot:

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    Move Multiple Cells Into One With Clipboard, THIS HELP WAS VERY USEFUL.