[Last Call] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now


Extract information from cell

Posted on 2012-09-13
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-09-13
I have a spreadsheet where column A will have numbers (example as follows):

I need to extract everything after the first "/". The characters after the "/" could be both numbers and alpha and of various length (4 - 20 length).

Thank you in advance.
Question by:Farah Mohammed
  • 2
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

NBVC earned 668 total points
ID: 38396054

LVL 43

Assisted Solution

by:Saqib Husain, Syed
Saqib Husain, Syed earned 1332 total points
ID: 38396080
Another formula

LVL 43

Assisted Solution

by:Saqib Husain, Syed
Saqib Husain, Syed earned 1332 total points
ID: 38396094
If you simply want to get rid of the characters upto the / you can do

Data > Text to columns > Delimited > / > select the first column > Select "Do not import"

Author Closing Comment

by:Farah Mohammed
ID: 38396260
All three solutions worked perfectly. Thank you.

Featured Post

NFR key for Veeam Agent for Linux

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license for one year.  It allows for the non‑production use and valid for five workstations and two servers. Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup tool for your Linux installations, both on‑premises and in the public cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Quickbooks hosting can do wonders to your enterprise but considering the points elaborated in the article which will help you to better analyze the outcomes. So scan your business, its needs and then move to the new world of limitless benefits.
Windows Explorer lets you open cabinet (cab) files like any other folder. In VBA you can easily handle normal files and folders, but opening and indeed creating cabinet files takes a lot more - and that's you'll find here.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to use a scrolling table in Microsoft Excel using the INDEX function.
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

834 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question