VBA String Operator
The string data is used to hold a sequence of characters that can consist of numbers, alphabets, special characters (symbols) or all of them.
String operators are used to manipulating string data.
A variable is said to be a string if it is enclosed within double quotes (“”).
You can concatenate the value of Mar-1997 from the first three letters of the month and the year like “Mar-1997”.
Here are some string operators such as:
1. Concatenate (&): This operator is used to concatenate the two strings or values together.
For example, “Mary” & “Kom”.
Note: Concatenation operator can be used for the numbers as well as strings. The output depends on the context if the variables hold string value or a numeric value.
Step 1: First add a Button to the excel sheet as we have shown earlier.
- Change the name property such as btnconcatenate.
Step 2: Right-click on the button.
Step 3: Select View Code option.
Step 4: You will get the code window as shown in the below screenshot.
Step 5: Write the following code in between Private Sub btnAdd_Click and End Sub as follows:
Step 6: Click on the Save button.
Step 7: And close the code editor window.
Step 8: Then turn off the Design Mode button.
Step 9: The indicator is, it will change into a white background from the greenish colored background, as shown in the below screenshot.
Step 10: Click on the Concatenate button.
Step 11: Execute the above code, and you will get the output as shown in the below screenshot.