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Excel - Trim Script

Posted on 2013-12-13
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Objective:  Trim an Excel spreadsheet field

We have a field that contains 15 digits and I need to keep the first three and last five digits and store into another field in the same row.  

Current Field =  "=tblBoundBook!AH"
Target / Desired Field = "=tblBoundBook!AI"

Would prefer to to have this setup in a function whereas when I leave the current field the target field is updated with the first three and last five digits.
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Harry Lee earned 200 total points
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Put the following formula in the tblBoundBook!AI column.

=if(tblBoundBook!AH1="","",left(tblBoundBook!AH1,3)&right(tblBoundBook!AH1,5))

should do the job for you.
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Awesome! I was just watching youtube and testing... Love EE and Youtube.
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