Jul 29
To add spacing between lines or paragraphs of text in a cell, use a keyboard shortcut to add a new line.
  1. Double-click the cell in which you want to insert a line break
  2. Click the location where you want to break the line.
  3. Press ALT+ENTER to insert the line break.

(source https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Insert-a-line-break-in-a-cell-a918e875-625e-4510-86d7-9f5873fe21c7)

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Apr 07

In Microsoft Excel, it is possible to combine, or concatenate, different cells of data into one cell. This article contains two examples.

Simple Concatenation

The following formula combines data from cells A1, B1 and C1. Write this formula into another column, such as column D1:

=A1&B1&C1
or
=CONCATENATE(A1,B1,C1)

Add Spaces Between Each Column

The following formula combines data from cells A1, B1 and C1 and adds spaces between each set of data. Write this formula into another column, such as column D1:

=A1&” “&B1&” “&C1
or
=CONCATENATE(A1,” “,B1,” “,C1)
PS: If you have multiple rows just copy the formula to other rows.

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Apr 07

To create a compiled list of unique records, follow these steps:

  1. Select the column titles above rows or records that you want to sort.
  2. On the Data menu, point to Filter, and then click Advanced Filter. If you are prompted as follows, click OK.
    No headers detected. Assume top row of selection is header row?
  3. Under Action, click Copy to another location.
  4. Click to select the Unique records only check box.
  5. In the List range box, type or select the range of records (such as A3:H10).
  6. In the Criteria range box, type or select the same range of records (that is, A3:H10)
  7. In the Copy to box, type the address of or select the first cell where you want the information to be placed. Make sure there is enough room so you don’t overwrite pre-existing data.

    Note You can only do this in the active sheet.

  8. Click OK.

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