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Move postcode into a separate column

Posted on 2014-10-30
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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
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Question by:gregfthompson
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Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
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Hi,

pls try

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

Regards
Postcode-separationV1.xlsx
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=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
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by:gregfthompson
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Thanks heaps!
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by:Rgonzo1971
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Corrected

=RIGHT(B3,4)

no space at the beginning that way
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by:gregfthompson
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I fixed that. Thanks anyway!
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