Remove data from Excel cell

I have the attached an excel file where I have data like this AS-P31-111   25   00

Up to the first 3 spaces it is the SKU"AS-P31-111" and I want to remove everything starting at the 3 spaces

Can someone help with the formula to do this?
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Tapan PattanaikSenior EngineerCommented:
Hi  Gerhardpet ,

Your answer to your question is : =LEFT(A2,11) . Please find the attached excel sheet.

Tapan Pattanaik

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Glenn RayExcel VBA DeveloperCommented:
Here is a more open-ended formula (in same row as A2, then copied down):
=LEFT(A2,FIND("   ",A2)-1)

It doesn't matter how many characters there are before the three spaces.

Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Alternatively, use the Text to Columns function to split the text at the spaces.

Rob H
GerhardpetAuthor Commented:
That worked! Thanks for the help!
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