Join multiple texts with a delimiter in Excel
Add multiple TEXT's with delimiter


Join multiple texts with a delimiter.


The Excel TEXTJOIN function allows to concatenate (join) the text from multiple ranges and/or strings, and with a given delimiter between each text value.
For example, = TEXTJOIN(” ,”,TRUE,”Blue”,”Green”,”White”,”Black”) return ” Blue ,Green ,White ,Black”.


=TEXTJOIN(delimiter, ignore_empty, text1, [text2], …)


delimiter – Character to specify the boundary between each text value
ignore_empty – If TRUE, ignores empty cells. The default is FALSE
text – Strings to concatenate

Return Value

Return concatenated text.

Key Notes

  • The TEXTJOIN function also includes delimiter and ignore empty arguments, unlike the CONCAT function.
  • The ignore_empty must have TRUE argument to ignore empty cell otherwise the default is FALSE (return with blank cell).
  • We can use ‘&‘ operator to join different text strings but preferable for small strings.
  • And, the resulting text should not exceed 32767 characters (cell limit) otherwise it will return the #VALUE! error.
  • Introduced in Excel 2016 (Office 365), the TEXTJOIN function is a versatile version of CONCATENATE function.
Suppose that you want to join two columns text in a cell, for example here we have two columns color 1 and color 2. our task is to return all color name in a cell. 
for example =TEXTJOIN(,TRUE,C11:C14,D11:D12)

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