## How to use the CONCAT function

*Article updated on June 16, 2018*

The CONCAT function concatenates values from multiple cells. There is, however, no delimiting character or a way to ignore empty arguments like the TEXTJOIN function.

Formula in cell D3:

=CONCAT(B3:B6)

### Excel Function Syntax

CONCAT(*text1*, *[text2]*,…)

### Arguments

text1 |
Required. Values you want to combine. |

[text2] |
Optional. Up to 254 additional arguments. |

### Comments

The TEXTJOIN function provides more functionality than the CONCAT function.

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