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How to concatenate cells from another sheet/different sheets in Excel?

In general, we apply CONCATENATE function to merge cells from the same worksheet. But sometimes you may need to concatenate cells from different worksheets in Excel, how do you easily solve it? This article shows two methods to help you get it done easily.

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Normally we can apply the CONCATENATE function and specify cells from different worksheets one by one to concatenate them in Excel.

Select a blank cell you will put the concatenation result into, and enter the formula =CONCATENATE(Tea!A1," ",Coffee!A1," ",'Soft Drink'!A1," ",Milk!A1," ",Water!A1) (A1 is the cell whose content you will concatenate, Tea/Coffee/Soft Drink/Milk/Water are worksheet names containing the specific cell you need to concatenate) into it, and press the Enter key.

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And then you will see contents of the specified cells from different sheets are concatenated into one cell. See screenshot:

If there are numerous worksheets whose cells you need to concatenate into one cell, the above formula may be quite tedious. Here we recommend Kutools for Excel’s Dynamically Refer to Worksheets utility to ease your concatenation work in Excel.

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1. Create a new worksheet in Excel, and in the new worksheet select the cell which has the same cell address as those cells you will concatenate from other worksheets, says Cell A1, and click Kutools > More > Dynamically Refer to Worksheets. See screenshot:

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2. In the opening Fill Worksheets References dialog box,

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(1) Select Fill horizontally cell after cell from the Fill order drop down list;

(2) Specify the worksheets whose cells you will concatenate in the Worksheet list section

(3) Click the Fill Range button and close this Fill Worksheets References dialog box. See screenshot:

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And now all contents in cell A1 of specified worksheets are extracted and listed in the new worksheet.

3. Select a blank cell you will place the concatenation result in, and enter the formula =CONCATENATE(A1:E1&" ") (A1:E1 is the range with cell contents you extracted from other worksheets) into it, highlight the A1:E1&" " in the formula and press the F9 key, next delete the curly braces {and } in the formula, at last press the Enter key. See screenshot:

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And then you will see all cells from specified worksheets are concatenated into one cell at once.

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