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Tara Keane
 
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when I concatenate a text field & " "&date field it's displaying the text
fine but displaying the date in serial number
e.g. location and date 01/01/2001
becomes location and 19283
How can I maintain the date format?
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="Text " & text(now(),"mm/dd/yyyy")

Replace now() with your date and mm/dd/yyyy with the formatting you desire

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"Tara Keane" wrote:

when I concatenate a text field & " "&date field it's displaying the text
fine but displaying the date in serial number
e.g. location and date 01/01/2001
becomes location and 19283
How can I maintain the date format?

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Use the TEXT function

=text field & " "&TEXT(date,"mm/dd/yyyy")

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when I concatenate a text field & " "&date field it's displaying the text
fine but displaying the date in serial number
e.g. location and date 01/01/2001
becomes location and 19283
How can I maintain the date format?



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