Solved

delimited pipe

Posted on 2014-03-31
4
116 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-03
This Excel sheet contains "Ship to Address" which has content delimited by pipes so I need to have a formula to split those content by pipes or comma and place them in "Ship to Address1","Ship to Address2","Ship to Address3"
customer-master.xls
0
Comment
Question by:Moizsaif123
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:stergium
ID: 39968513
Hello
You can go to Data tab, then Text to Columns option. Later, choose "Delimited" option and then select "other" and put any delimiter you want.
hope that helps
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:helpfinder
ID: 39968518
if you mean you have to have each line in D column in separate column then you can use Replace feature (Ctrl+H) to replace sign which makes new line in the cell with some other sign, e.g. pipe (|) where formula is:
=SUBSTITUTE(E2,CHAR(10),"|")
then you will have whole text in the one line so you can use Test-to-columns feature with the pipe as a delimiter
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:Moizsaif123
ID: 39968538
say i have this formula below to delimit according to comma then how do i apply to all columns instead of just D2 since there are 400 rows in column D
=RIGHT(D2,LEN(D2)-FIND(",",D2,1))
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
helpfinder earned 500 total points
ID: 39968602
just copy it down. if this formula is in E2 then just go with your cursor to the cell right botom corner, since you have this coursor:
cursorand then double click or just press the left mouse button and drag down
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Introduction While answering a recent question (http:/Q_27311462.html), I created an alternative function to the Excel Concatenate() function that you might find useful.  I tested several solutions and share the results in this article as well as t…
This tutorial explains how to create a series of drop-down lists that are dependent upon prior selections to guide (“force”) the user to make the correct selection and reduce data errors within Microsoft Excel. Excel 2010 was used for this tutorial;…
The viewer will learn how to use a discrete random variable to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, create a Monte Carlo simulation using the discrete random variable, and create a graph to represent the possible returns over…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to use longer labels with horizontal bar charts instead of the vertical column chart.

791 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