Combining selected cells into one cell ignoring blanks?

Options

Hello all,

I am trying to combine cell into one cell and I have found a couple other community posts covering this issue. The only problem is that their solution only applies if you are trying to collect the entire row, I need specific row.

Originally, I did this just by using JOIN and then selecting each cell, separated by " + ', ' + " which works; however, the empty cells still return with a comma with this formula. The solution I found was: =JOIN(COLLECT([First Column Name]@row:[Last Column Name]@row, [First Column Name]@row:[Last Column Name]@row, NOT(ISBLANK(@cell))), " - "); however, I do not want the whole row as mentioned before. I tried adjusting this formula several ways and just can't seem to solve the problem.

Any help is appreciated, thanks!

Best Answer

Answers

Help Article Resources

Want to practice working with formulas directly in Smartsheet?

Check out the Formula Handbook template!