I need help parsing data in EXCEL 2007

Posted on 2014-01-05
Last Modified: 2014-01-05
Hi Experts,
I have an excel spreadsheet that contains 1 column.  Each row in that column has multiple values separated by blank spaces.  Is there a way to parse the data in each row based on the blank spaces, so that the values are put in their own separate column?  

Here is what a value in one of the rows in column A looks like:

AccountField1   47  FALSE  TEXT   TESTACCT              

I want the data to display like this:

AccountField1   47                       FALSE              TEXT               TESTACCT  

How can I do this?

Thanks in advance,
Question by:mainrotor
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Accepted Solution

Ejgil Hedegaard earned 500 total points
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Select all data in column A.
On the Data tab, select Text to columns, and choose Space as the delimiter.

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