I need to combine two fields in an attribute table. I want to do this using the field calculator. What is the proper script to write to combine a field called "name" and "type", so that it produces one field with "name type"?

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0.

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When in VBScript mode the sytnax would be


To add some separation you can use:

[name] & "-" & [type]

to put a dash between the two values.


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