Solved

Move postcode into a separate column

Posted on 2014-10-30
5
192 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-30
The attached example file contains a street address, suburb name and postcode in the same column.
I am seeking to have the postcode moved to it's own column.
Postcode-separation-issue-for-EE.xlsx
0
Comment
Question by:gregfthompson
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 50

Accepted Solution

by:
Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
ID: 40412956
Hi,

pls try

=LEFT(B3,LEN(B3)-5) and =RIGHT(B3,5)

Regards
Postcode-separationV1.xlsx
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:ProfessorJimJam
ID: 40412961
=UPPER(TRIM(RIGHT(SUBSTITUTE(TRIM(B3)," ",REPT(" ",99)),99)))

and then =LEFT(B3,LEN(B3)-LEN(UPPER(TRIM(RIGHT(SUBSTITUTE(TRIM(B3)," ",REPT(" ",99)),99)))))
Postcode-separation-issue-for-EE.xlsx
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:gregfthompson
ID: 40412991
Thanks heaps!
0
 
LVL 50

Expert Comment

by:Rgonzo1971
ID: 40412993
Corrected

=RIGHT(B3,4)

no space at the beginning that way
0
 

Author Comment

by:gregfthompson
ID: 40413154
I fixed that. Thanks anyway!
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

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…
When you see single cell contains number and text, and you have to get any date out of it seems like cracking our heads.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate the scrolling table in Microsoft Excel using the INDEX function.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to create pivot charts out of a data set. I also added a drop-down menu which allows to choose from different categories in the data set and the chart will automatically update.

726 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