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# left function

Posted on 2011-03-17
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Hi,

Attached i have a ss

Go to sheet "Cash Nostro"

You can see where my formula lets me down, ive highlighted in red.

It is due to the length of the user name

I need a solution for this but im not 100% sure what to do and am looking for suggestions

Thanks
Seamus
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Rory Archibald earned 1200 total points
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I'd suggest you sort out however you parse the data into columns in the first place. :)
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telyni19 earned 800 total points
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It looks like you're pulling the first eight characters, whatever they are, into the first column. You probably need to split it out up to the first space instead. I looked through the code a bit and didn't see where you were getting the data though.
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Try Formula below:
=IF(D27="No",IF(ISERROR(DAY(C27)),IF(ISERROR(SEARCH("t ",C27)),DATEVALUE(CONCATENATE(RIGHT(B27,LEN(B27)-SEARCH("t ",B27)-4),C27)),DATEVALUE(MID(C27,SEARCH("t ",C27)+2,LEN(C27)-SEARCH("t ",C27)))),C27),"")
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Make sure that your computer date format is 'dd/mm/yyyy'
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Try Formula below fot time column:
=IF(D27="No",IF(ISERROR(DAY(C27)),IF(ISERROR(SEARCH("t ",C27)),TIMEVALUE(CONCATENATE(RIGHT(B27,LEN(B27)-SEARCH("t ",B27)-4),C27)),TIMEVALUE(MID(C27,SEARCH("t ",C27)+2,LEN(C27)-SEARCH("t ",C27)))),C27),"")
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The formulas didnt work guys

Thanks
Seamus
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