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Excel - Parse Column Text

cell a1 = user@domain.com

I just need the "user" part prior to the @ in another column.

Thanks in advance!
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two option , first option use text to column

go to data tab then text to column

then your delimited and on the selection unmark all mark "other"  then put @ in that small box and then next and finish.

second Option
if you want to use formula instead of text2column then .  lets say your data starts from cell A2 then put in B2  =TRIM(MID(SUBSTITUTE(A2,"@",REPT(" ",99)),1*99-98,99))  and in C2   =TRIM(MID(SUBSTITUTE(A2,"@",REPT(" ",99)),2*99-98,99)) and drag the formula down
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if you just need the first part before @  then you only use this =TRIM(MID(SUBSTITUTE(A1,"@",REPT(" ",99)),1*99-98,99))
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Perfect, thanks.