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Hi there,

I have a rollup field - Field A - which displays items in an array using a comma separator. I retrieve the items using ARRAYUNIQUE(values).

When I try and call this field in another field - Field B, this formula keeps the comma separator:

{Field A}
Produces: 1, 2, 3

When I try and add text to the formula, the commas are lost and the values aren’t separated but bunch into one long block of text:

{Field A) & " Text"
Produces: 123 Text

Would anyone be able to help? How can I add the commas/separators back in between these values?

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Try this:

ARRAYJOIN({Field A},", ") & " Text"

There are probably other ways of handling this too, but that should work.

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Try this:

ARRAYJOIN({Field A},", ") & " Text"

There are probably other ways of handling this too, but that should work.

Or convert the formula in the rollup field to

ARRAYJOIN(ARRAYUNIQUE(values), ", ")

In either case, you need to use ARRAYJOIN.

Thanks both!

I’ve opted for Scott’s approach as I still need to be able to count items in the array.

I didn’t realise we could use ARRAYJOIN outside of a Rollup field. The documentation seems a little unclear: https://support.airtable.com/hc/en-us/articles/360052869513-Array-functions

Cheers

Yeah, they have errors in their documentation for many different functions. Glad you got it working!