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concatenate cells and formating text

asked 2017-09-23 23:26:49 +0200

dimzev gravatar image

updated 2017-10-01 08:58:03 +0200

I have 4 columns A, B.C.D with many rows. Each row have text in only one column.= every time The cells have text on the D column have red color In each row, on G column i use the function (1 row) = A1 &B1&C1&D1 (2 row) = A2 &B2&C2&D2 In cell fro G column i have the text from A or B or C or D column

i want final the results on G columns have red color if take from D column because the print area have only G column

this is my problem my system is: Version: 5.1.6.2 Build ID: 1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial2 CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Linux 4.10; UI Render: default; Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); Calc: group

C:\fakepath\LOupload.xlsC:\fakepath\LOupload.xlsC:\fakepath\LOupload22.ods

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Concerning formats and styles you won't get happy with alien file formats. Use the native ODF-formats (default extensions .ods, .odt, .odg ...).

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2017-09-24 13:17:44 +0200 )edit

Thank you my Friend !!! I didi it as tou say with .ods Format One more please ... I have many columns ...more of ten and must be red from columns D, F ,K ,M what must write in function ?

dimzev gravatar imagedimzev ( 2017-09-24 16:13:16 +0200 )edit

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answered 2017-09-24 01:50:49 +0200

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updated 2017-09-24 10:59:53 +0200

Hello @dimzev,

try in column G the following formula:

(this is for in cell G1, then drag the cell handle downwards for the whole range):

=A1&B1&C1&D1&T(IF(D1<>"";STYLE("Error");STYLE("Default")))

The style called "Error" produces a red background and white characters, you can insert your own preferred style here.

EDIT 2017-09-24

Odd, when i opened your xls file in Calc, i immediately got this page:

Cell Style

maybe you don't have a cell style called "Error", please check with a cell style that you have.

You can see your available cell styles via the menu "Format : Conditional Formatting : Condition..." , then click on the dropdown listbox called "Apply Style" . There you can also create a new cell style.

EDIT 2 To create a new Cell Style with a red font:

  1. Click the menu "Format : Styles : New Style...";
  2. In the dialog box that appears, type a name for your new Style, e.g. "Red", and click OK;
  3. Then press F11 to toggle the "Styles and Formatting" panel;
  4. Right-click on your newly created style and select "Modify...";
  5. in the Cell Style dialog that appears, select the tab "Font Effects" and set the Font Color to Red.
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take a look to the fille i am upload ..nothing happens

dimzev gravatar imagedimzev ( 2017-09-24 08:51:54 +0200 )edit

please see updated answer with screenshot.

librebel gravatar imagelibrebel ( 2017-09-24 09:25:32 +0200 )edit

i upload aggain , you have right i dont have cell style "Error" , i try to make but as yoy see i cant, can you help me with this step ? *what is EDIT 2017-09-24?

dimzev gravatar imagedimzev ( 2017-09-24 10:10:07 +0200 )edit

EDIT signifies that i edited the post there, now i edited it again, please see EDIT 2.

librebel gravatar imagelibrebel ( 2017-09-24 11:01:46 +0200 )edit

i cant ... i try many times but i cant make it work , perhups something i missing i dont know . Have time to try with skype and teamviewr , skype facebook anything idea?

dimzev gravatar imagedimzev ( 2017-09-24 12:34:49 +0200 )edit

concatenate cells and formating text further question... If i have in one row 2 or more columns with text i need take result the text from last column with formating they have example in th LOupload22: 6 row result must be FG (red) 14 row must be sdf (black) 15 row must be dgg (red) can you help me about this problem ?

dimzev gravatar imagedimzev ( 2017-10-01 09:04:00 +0200 )edit
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answered 2017-10-01 13:06:06 +0200

Lupp gravatar image

I don't feel sure about my understanding of the recent comment by @dimzev on the answer by @librebel: Have a look into the attached demo to find the alternatives I considered - and a suggestion how to get the intended results for the interpretation of the question looking most likely to me.

An unsolicited advice: Don't inflate formulae if enhancements are intended. You get clearer structures by using helpers (often columns, sometimes a few cells). Maintenance, scaling, and enhancements often are substantially facilitated this way.

See this attached example.

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you have right !! thank you!!

dimzev gravatar imagedimzev ( 2017-10-01 17:02:07 +0200 )edit
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