Combine cells, rows, and columns without losing data
If you need to combine several cells into one, merge columns row-by-row or rows column-by-column, Merge Cells for Excel is the best assistant for you. Just choose a range, select what to merge, pick a delimiter to separate values, click the Merge button - your cells are combined in a second with no values lost.Free download
Combine columns and save the result to the left or to the right column.
Join multiple Excel cells and place your result either to the top left/right cell, or to the bottom left/right cell.
The add-in won't delete your data, even if the selection contains multiple data values.
Merge several rows and place the result to the top or to the bottom row.
Set a separator for your merged values: comma, semicolon, space, line break, or any character of your choice.
If you've got numerical data, you can not only combine values but also apply aggregate Excel functions.
A quick and easy way to do it all at once
Frequently asked questions
Merge Cells is an add-in for Microsoft Excel, which combines values in columns, cells and rows. If you need to get one cell out of several ones, merge columns row by row or rows column by column, Merge Cells utility is the best assistant of you.
No, it doesn't. If you merge cells with the help of the build-in Excel button, you will keep only the upper-left value, other values will be removed. Merge Cells saves all your data and allows to decide, whether to combine values into one selected cell or merge all areas in the selection.
You start the add-in, select your range and choose what to merge: columns, cells, or rows. Then you indicate a separator for the combined values, it can be space, comma, semicolon, line break, or any separator of your choice. You determine the place where to put the result. You can also choose to clear the contents of the selected cells, merge all areas in the selection, skip empty cells, and wrap text. Then you click Merge and the result is ready in a few seconds.
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Yes, this is what the add-in does by default. If you do not tick the checkbox Merge all areas in the selection, you will have your values combined into one chosen cell.
Merge Cells tool keeps all data when the selection contains multiple data values. With Merge Cells you will never see the message "The selection contains multiple data values. Merging into one cell will keep the upper-left data only" again. Your data in Microsoft Excel will never be lost!
Sure! For this just tick off Merge all areas in the selection option.
Yes, to combine only cells with data, tick off Skip empty cells option.
Of course, just tick the checkbox Wrap text and the result will fit into the size of the chosen cell.
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