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Data Cleansing & Text Formulas with Excel 2010

Posted on 2012-03-11
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Hello Experts,

I'm looking for a text formula or VBA code for removing any text between brackets. For example, the following text:
OMI (ANNEM) (DRAMA EDIT V.)

should be corrected to:
OMI

Another text will have one set of brackets only like the folowing:
LOONEY TUNES (RE-RUN)

This also to be corrected to:
LOONEY TUNES

The text is supplied in Excel sheet in one column, so I can either apply a formula in the adjacent column or loop through the range (For each cell in myRange), depending on the suggested solution.

Thanks in advance for your help,
Hani
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 500 total points
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Sub supprparen()
For Each cel In Range("A:A")
Do While InStr(cel, "(") > 0
cel.Value = Replace(cel, Mid(cel, InStr(cel, "("), InStr(cel, ")") - InStr(cel, "(") + 1), "")
Loop
Next cel
End Sub
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by:Mehawitchi
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Thank you ssaqibh

This is exactly what I needed
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