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need to remove all characters in a formula on value in column A after the full word on the left i.e.

test-
test
test-bckup
test-b1
test-b23

should only show test

trial-
trial-bkuo
trial-12345

should only show trial

car
car-12
car-ss

should only show car

all help will do
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If your data is in column "A", put this in B1.

=IFERROR(LEFT(A1,FIND("-",A1)-1),A1)
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