trying to extract a text string from a given area in a cell

Posted on 2011-10-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I am trying to extract a text string in a cell within a givien set of characters. I have enclosed an example. text-extract-spread.xlsx
Question by:wagamama123
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    try this

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    Try this.  It's kind of a monster but I think it works.


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    Here is one way of approaching this

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    by:barry houdini
    If the last number is always 3 digits as per your example, 110, 114 etc. then this should work


    regards, barry

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    thank you!
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    Was there something in your data set that caused mine to work where teylyn's, reitzen's, and Barry's didn't?

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