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Get First Name from excel column

Posted on 2011-03-24
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=LEFT(A1,FIND(" ",A1)-1)  returns true not the first name.   Is there something wrong with the code?
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Your formula is OK, isn't it working? Did you checked if you have any extra space at the beginning of your column?

Could you post sample data where you're applying your formula?
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You can see on the attached file a working sample...
Book2.xlsx
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Thanks
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You formula works successfully with me.
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