Solved

Excel match text in a column

Posted on 2013-05-15
10
266 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-15
I have four columns, A=Name, B=Type, C=Unit, D=Email Address

I need a tab that shows A,B,C,D columns based on D being blank (no email address in the column)

I need a tab that shows A,B,C,D columns based on D having an email address that ends in @us.army.mil

I need a tab that shows A,B,C,D columns based on D having an email address that ends in @mail.mil
0
Comment
Question by:CMILLER
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 3
  • 2
10 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:pjevin
ID: 39168997
a. =IF(D2="","True","False")
b. =IF(ISNUMBER(FIND("@us.army.mil",D2)),"true","false")
c. =IF(ISNUMBER(FIND("@mail.mil",D2)),"true","false")
0
 

Author Comment

by:CMILLER
ID: 39169021
ok, sorry where do I put them.
0
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:Saqib Husain, Syed
ID: 39169034
Do you have to do this again and again or is this a one-time exercise?
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:CMILLER
ID: 39169045
one time. I already have tabs sorted by unit and type. I just need to know if column D is blank or has an email address of Name@us.army.mil or name@mail.mil.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:pjevin
ID: 39169052
You could put it as column e in each tab and then filter (data->filter->autofilter) by column e being "true"
0
 

Author Comment

by:CMILLER
ID: 39169060
I tried that it doesnt seem to work.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:pjevin
ID: 39169083
If you copied one of those 3 expressions into e2, then copied e2 into all the cells needed for the sheet it should tell you if it's true or false for each, then apply the autofilter and select "true" from the drop down to only display the ones that are true.  Repeat in other tabs for the other sections.
0
 

Author Comment

by:CMILLER
ID: 39169100
it didnt. I used =IF(ISNUMBER(FIND("@mail.mil",D2)),"true","false") for e2-e641 and it returned false for all. so, if it finds an email address with either @mail.mil or @us.army.mil it reports false.
0
 
LVL 43

Accepted Solution

by:
Saqib Husain, Syed earned 500 total points
ID: 39169103
Select your data (columns A to D)
From the ribbon menu select    Data > Filter
From the dropdown on column D
    Uncheck All
    Check blanks
    Click OK
Now you have a list with blanks in column D
Copy this list to a new sheet

Now from the dropdown on column D
    Select Text filters
    Select contains
    Type @us.army.mil
    Click OK
Now you have a list with @us.army.mil in column D
Copy this list to a new sheet

Do the same with the other address
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:CMILLER
ID: 39169114
thanks, thats what I needed.
0

Featured Post

PeopleSoft Has Never Been Easier

PeopleSoft Adoption Made Smooth & Simple!

On-The-Job Training Is made Intuitive & Easy With WalkMe's On-Screen Guidance Tool.  Claim Your Free WalkMe Account Now

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article descibes how to create a connection between Excel and SAP and how to move data from Excel to SAP or the other way around.
You need to know the location of the Office templates folder, so that when you create new templates, they are saved to that location, and thus are available for selection when creating new documents.  The steps to find the Templates folder path are …
Graphs within dashboards are meant to be dynamic, representing data from a period of time that will change each time the dashboard is updated with new data. Rather than update each graph to point to a different set within a static set of data, t…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to create pivot charts out of a data set. I also added a drop-down menu which allows to choose from different categories in the data set and the chart will automatically update.

696 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