Join two fields, one with text format and the other with a date (which is a result of formula)

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Hi,


Help please.

I have a name in one cell [Service User] and a date in another [Visit Date] and wish to join them together to use as a lookup primary key value.


The date is extracted from a date/time using a formula which is working fine. However, using the + or join formula does not bring the date half of the concatenation back so the lookup finds no match. How can I get the date to behave as a text when it is extracted from the result of a formula please?


=JOIN([Service User]@row + [Visit Date]@row)



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