troubleshooting Question

Why is a template to separate numbers from text in a excel spreadsheet no longer working?

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Howie KayFlag for United States of America asked on
Office ProductivitySpreadsheetsMicrosoft Applications
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A template to separate data in mixed format in an Excel column  no longer functions.

23 Echo Lane

Could be separated by:
=LEFT(A2,FIND(" ",A2)-1)   pasted into a new adjacent blank column
and
=REPLACE(A2,1,FIND(" ",A2,"")
pasted into a new adjacent blank column on the opposite side of the target column

resulted in:

23 in one column and Echo Lane in another column with the original column in between the two new columns

Now an error "#NAME?"  is returned instead of the parsing of the data.
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