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# Break up single column with Users and Phone numbers in Excel

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I have a single column with name and number formatted like... "Joe Smith972-555-1212" (no space between name and number). How would I break that into 2 columns, 1 name and 1 number?

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put this in one cell =LEFT(A2,MIN(FIND({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A2&"0123456789"))-1)

and in another =RIGHT(A2,LEN(A2)-MIN(FIND({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A2&"0123456789"))+1)
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Perfect, thanks!
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