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Excel formula Question

Posted on 2011-05-11
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Please help me write a forumula where Column C should give the value as BLOMN - oopen - 7945_UDP

A              B                  C
Open      Open            BLOMN - oopen - 7945_UDP
Leah      Felsenthal    BLOMN - lfelsenthal - 7945_UDP
Maggie      Katan           BLOMN - mkatan - 7945_UDP
Note:have BLOMN Followed by space and - lower first letter of column A followed by lower column B followed by space - 7945_UDP

Question by:zonate_toaster
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C1: ="BLOMN - " & LEFT(LOWER(A1),1) & MID(LOWER(B1),1, LEN(B1)) & " - 7945_UDP"

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by:Chris Bottomley
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Slightly simpler:

="BLOMN - " & LOWER(LEFT(A1,1)) & LOWER(B1) & " - 7945_UDP"

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by:Chris Bottomley
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In fact a bit simpler still:

="BLOMN - " & LOWER(LEFT(A1,1) & B1) & " - 7945_UDP"

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oops, what I posted? does not make sense, but it does what he wants :)

it should be this.

C1: ="BLOMN - " & LEFT(LOWER(A1),1) & LOWER(B1) & " - 7945_UDP"

I guessed firs I understood get a part from B and add it to first letter of A

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