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Output an Excel formula




My question might sound stupid, but here I go.


Once the Alteryx Excel file Output comes, I would like that the Excel cells of a specific column from that file reads: =TEXTE(B8&" - "&C8&" - "&D8&" - "&E8;"")


So I create a formula in Alteryx, create the column, and copy paste the expression in the formula and then put " " at the beginning and the end:

"=TEXTE(B8&" - "&C8&" - "&D8&" - "&E8;"")"


However, Alteryx naturally considers the " in order, instead of only taking into account the first and last one.


How can I make this work ? Basically, how can we write " in a formula ?

I hope that my question is clear, let me know if not.


Thank you

Alteryx Certified Partner
Alteryx Certified Partner

You can write " as text by using single qoutes instead as the value that starts and ends text.


'=TEXTE(B8&" - "&C8&" - "&D8&" - "&E8;"")'


Was a stupid question after all.


Thank you very much!


Hi @yozveren,


Thank you for posting.


You may replace the external double quotes by single quotes.




Kind regards,


Paul Noirel

Sr Customer Support Engineer, Alteryx