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Calculated column formula to remove unwanted characters

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I have a value copied to a text field from a managed metadata column. It is in the following format:

457;#Some text here

How can I remove # and everything else on the left and keep "Some text here" only using a formula in a calculated column?
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Jamie McAllister MVP earned 450 total points
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According to the answer referenced below, creating a second calculated column something like this should work;

=RIGHT([Your Calculated Column],LEN([Your Calculated Column])-INT(FIND("#",[Your Calculated Column])))


http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/29140/using-calculated-field-to-retrieve-substring-of-another-field

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10272842/sharepoint-trim-column-up-to-specific-character
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Thanks - it worked!
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