remove last character

I need to remove the last character of each cell in a range.  Some cells are already empty.

Assistance is greatly appreciated.
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zorvek (Kevin Jones)ConsultantCommented:
Use this formula:


Let's GoCommented:
For data in cell A1, put the following formula in cell B1:

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This creates a string (text) equal to the length of the leftmost text in cell A1, less one.
zorvek (Kevin Jones)ConsultantCommented:
Here is a macro solution. Add this code to a general code module, select the cells to edit, and run the macro.

Public Sub RemoveLastCharacter()

    Dim Cell As Range
    For Each Cell In Selection
        If Len(Cell.Value) > 0 Then
            Cell.Value = Left(Cell.Value, Len(Cell.Value - 1))
        End If
    Next Cell

End Sub


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