Excel VBA Help - Removing specific keyword

Hi All,

I receive a list each day of about 60,000 line items now, and I need to remove the word printer the string immediately to the right (the printer serial number).  Is there any easy way to do this?  The macro I wrote using the TRIM function is wiping out everything to the right, which obviously won't work since the word printer could be anywhere in the string.  An example workbook is attached.

Option Explicit

Sub RemoveKWB()
Dim wksData As Worksheet
Dim rngData As Range
Dim rngCell As Range
'// Change sheetname to suit //
Set wksData = ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet2")
'// Presumes a header row //
With wksData
Set rngData = .Range("B2:B" & _
Application.Max(2, .Cells(.Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row))
End With

For Each rngCell In rngData
If InStr(1, rngCell.Value, "Printer") > 0 Then

rngCell.Value = _
Trim(Left(rngCell.Value, InStr(1, rngCell.Value, "Printer") - 1))
End If
Next
End Sub
Asset-Example---Macro-Issue.xlsx
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Anthony BerenguelCommented:
try using the replace function

rngCell.value = replace(rngCell.value,"Printer","")

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wdosanjosCommented:
Try changing:

    rngCell.Value = Trim(Left(rngCell.Value, InStr(1, rngCell.Value, "Printer") - 1))

to

    rngCell.Value = Replace(rngCell.Value, "Printer ", "")

I hope this helps.
Brad Sims, CCNACyberSecurity AnalystAuthor Commented:
I also need it to replace the string immediately to the right of the word "Printer".  How would I accomplish that?
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Anthony BerenguelCommented:
John,

Do you need to remove everything to the right of the word "Printer"? Or only the word to the right of the word "Printer"?
Brad Sims, CCNACyberSecurity AnalystAuthor Commented:
Just the word immediately to the right of the word printer.
wdosanjosCommented:
Please try this:
Option Explicit

Sub RemoveKWB()
    Dim wksData As Worksheet
    Dim rngData As Range
    Dim rngCell As Range
    Dim re As Object
    
    Set re = CreateObject("vbscript.regexp")
    re.Pattern = "Printer \w+(, )?"
    
    '// Change sheetname to suit //
    Set wksData = ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("Sheet2")
    '// Presumes a header row //
    With wksData
        Set rngData = .Range("B2:B" & _
        Application.Max(2, .Cells(.Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row))
    End With
    
    For Each rngCell In rngData
        If InStr(1, rngCell.Value, "Printer") > 0 Then
            rngCell.Value = re.Replace(rngCell.Value, "")
        End If
    Next
End Sub

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Brad Sims, CCNACyberSecurity AnalystAuthor Commented:
Works perfect.  I never would've thought of that!
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