add same text to a specific location of each cell in Excel
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1. Select a blank cell next to the phone number, take instance, C1, type this formula ="020"&A2 into it, and press Enter key, the drag the AutoFill handle from the right corner of the cell down to fill this formula to the cells you need. See screenshots:
Tip: In the formula, “020”is the area code or country code you want to add to each phone number, and A1 is the cell you want to add code number, you can change them as your need.
If you do not like to use formula to solve this job, I can introduce a handy tool – Kutools for Excel for you. With Kutools for Excel’s Add Text function, you can quickly add a same text string to every cell of a list in the same location.
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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:（Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)
1. Select all thephone numbers in the list you need, and click Kutools > Text > Add Text. See screenshot:
2. In the Add Text dialog, enter the area/country code you want to add in the Text box, and check Before first character option, you can preview the results in the right pane. See screenshot:
3. Click Ok or Apply, and you can see each phone number in the list has been added with the same area code.
Tip: The Add Text utility will add area code or country code into phone number cells directly. As a result, you had better paste and save the original data in another location before applying this utility.
Note: With Add Text of Kutools for Excel, you also can add same text string to several positions of each cell as below screenshot shown:
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