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SP 2007 Calculated column

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I am using sharePoint 2007.

Is there a way in a calculated column to extract the first 3 characters of a string?
Ex.

If my column has "1.1.2.1".  Is there a way to just get "1.1"?

Thanks for any help you can give
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Rainer Jeschor earned 500 total points
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Hi,
short answer: yes:

=LEFT(Column,3)

HTH
Rainer
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