parsing text from excel text block

i have text in cells

in those text is a url

http://example.com

i need to extract the url...but its not in the front or the end of the text
finnstoneAsked:
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Wilder1626Commented:
Hi

Is this what you are looking for?
Get url from hyperlink column cells
finnstoneAuthor Commented:
no

cell value
asdjknajk blah blah  http://example.com afakj blah blah

output
http://example.com
Wilder1626Commented:
Ok

Then this is what you need.
=MID(A1,FIND("http",A1),IFERROR(FIND(" ",A1,FIND("http",A1))-1,LEN(A1))-FIND("http",A1)+1)

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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
If your text block is in a shape you can do this:

Dim intStart As Integer
Dim intEnd As Integer
Dim strText As String
strText = Sheets("NameOfMySheet").Shapes("Name of my shape").TextFrame.Characters.Text
intStart = InStr(1, strText, "http://")
intEnd = InStr(intStart, strText, " ")

MsgBox Mid$(strText, intStart, intEnd - intStart)

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MacroShadowCommented:
will the url always begin with http and end with .com?
finnstoneAuthor Commented:
awesome!
finnstoneAuthor Commented:
thank you
Wilder1626Commented:
I'm glad i was able to help
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Me too.

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