?
Solved

Edit value

Posted on 2011-02-20
3
Medium Priority
?
233 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hello I have a values that I need to evaluate, but what I need to do is if there is a BR FG HZ or BL then ignore that and display the other values example below

RAPL BR   need just RAPL
TSRA FG   need just TSRA
RABR  need just BR
SHRA FG need just SHRA
BLSN FG  need just SN
0
Comment
Question by:sandramac
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 50
ID: 34938796
Hello,

can you check your data sample again?

>> RABR  need just BR

Should that not be RA as the result?

Are these values in cells in a worksheet? If so, try

=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(A1,"BR",""),"FG",""),"HZ",""),"BL","")

cheers, teylyn
0
 
LVL 50

Expert Comment

by:barry houdini
ID: 34938805
You might also want to add a TRIM function to that, teylyn, otherwise some trailing/leading spaces may remain....

regards, barry
0
 
LVL 50

Accepted Solution

by:
Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) earned 2000 total points
ID: 34938892
Good catch, barry.

Just wrap a trim() around it

=TRIM(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(A1,"BR",""),"FG",""),"HZ",""),"BL",""))
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Freeze panes is an option within all variants of Excel to enable parts of a sheet to remain stationary when the cursor is in another part of the sheet. This is a very useful feature which is overlooked or under used.
After seeing numerous questions for Dynamic Data Validation I notice that most have used Visual Basic to solve the problem. This suggestion is purely formula based and can be used in multiple rows.
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate in Google Sheets how to use the HYPERLINK function to create live links inside your spreadsheet.

840 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question