Formula to convert name fields into email addresses in 2007

Posted on 2011-03-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi Experts

How would you write a formula to convert peoples names from col A into email address with a fixed in col B (all names have a space between first and last name in col a)

Col A             Col B
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Question by:route217
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by:Pratima Pharande
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write formula in colb like

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jimyX earned 125 total points
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Use this in column B:
=SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",".")&""
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MINDSUPERB earned 125 total points
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Use this formula:


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try this


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many Thanks for the feedback...
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by:Rikin Shah
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Try this..


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I would advise going a step further and use the trim function to remove extraneous spaces in the names.

=SUBSTITUTE(TRIM(A1)," ",".") & ""

Depending on the source of the data it is quite possible you have some extra spaces in there somewhere.

Best regards


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