merging 2 cells without losing data?

How can I merge 2 cells without losing data from the other cell?

bobree (1)
4/2/2004 6:54:07 AM
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Hi Bob

Not possible I'm afraid. Try placing the dat from both cells into one
and use "Center across selection" under Format>Cells>Alignment

Merge cells always end up causing grief. they are best avoided.

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dave2624 (251)
4/2/2004 7:05:35 AM
"bob" <> wrote in message
> How can I merge 2 cells without losing data from the other cell?

stefanha (71)
4/2/2004 7:25:33 AM
Hi Bob
this can only be done with VBA. Try the following macro (which merges
the selection)
Sub merge_cells()
Dim ret_str
Dim rng As Range
Dim cell As Range
Set rng = Selection
For Each cell In rng
    If cell.Value <> "" Then
        If ret_str = "" Then
            ret_str = cell.Value
            ret_str = ret_str & Chr(10) & cell.Value
        End If
    End If
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
With rng
    .MergeCells = True
    .Value = ret_str
End With
Application.DisplayAlerts = True
End Sub

Frank Kabel
Frankfurt, Germany

bob wrote:
> How can I merge 2 cells without losing data from the other cell?
frank.kabel (11126)
4/2/2004 9:20:04 AM
IF you're doing it frequently, look here:

In article <#JuOM9HGEHA.2308@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl>,
 "bob" <> wrote:

> How can I merge 2 cells without losing data from the other cell?
jemcgimpsey (6723)
4/2/2004 1:08:35 PM

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