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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
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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
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You might also want to add a TRIM function to that, teylyn, otherwise some trailing/leading spaces may remain....

regards, barry
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) earned 2000 total points
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Good catch, barry.

Just wrap a trim() around it

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