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How to combine date and time into one cell in Excel?

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There are two columns in a worksheet, one is the date, the other is time, as shown as below, is there any way to quickly combine these two columns into one, and keep the time format? Now, I introduce two ways in Excel to combine date column and time column into one and keep the time format.
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There is a very simple formula that can quickly help you combine date column and time column into one.

Type this formula =TEXT(A2,"m/dd/yy ")&TEXT(B2,"hh:mm:ss") (A2 indicates the first data in date column, B2 stands the first data in time column, you can change them as you need) into a blank cell, and press Enter key, then drag the fill handle to fill the range you want to use this formula. See screenshot:
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Tip: You also can use this formula =A2+B2 and then format the result cells as date and time formatting.

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With above formula, you may lost the formula result when you edit the worksheet. Now I introduce a Combine Rows, Columns or Cells without Losing Data utility of Kutools for Excel for you to directly combine the data and time cells into one. If you like to try new handy tool, you can download it to have a try.

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After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

1. Select the dates and times you want to combine, and click Kutools > Merge & SplitCombine Rows, Columns or Cells without Losing Data. See screenshot:
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2. In the popping dialog, specify the setting:

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(1) Check Combine columns under To combine selected cells according to following options (If your dates and times are place into two rows, you can check Combine rows),

(2) Select a separator to separate the combined data, you can choose Space, Nothing or type the separator you need into the textbox,

(3) Place the result to : Left cell or Right cell,

(4) Specify the options about the combined cells, Keep contents of combined cells, Delete contents of combined cells, Merge the combined cells

3. Click Ok. And then you need to format the cells as date and time format.

Keep contents of combined cells
Delete contents of combined cells
Merge the combined cells
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This operation supports Undo.
The result cells needed to be formatted as mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss formatting in Format Cells dialog.

Tip. If you want to have a free trial of the Combine Cells function, please go to free try Kutools for Excel first, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

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