Solved

Append to B2 with exclusions

Posted on 2016-07-26
13
49 Views
1 Endorsement
Last Modified: 2016-07-29
Append to contents of B2 with a dash (-), plus the contents from D2, and add the word "Branch" to the end.

Exclude integer at the beginning of an address.
Exclude every single character reference.
Example: If the company name in B2 is "ADVANCE STORES COMPANY, INCORPORATED" and the address in D2 is "610 N Loop 340", then the result would be "ADVANCE STORES COMPANY, INCORPORATED - Loop 340 Branch"
sample-for-ee.csv
1
Comment
Question by:frugalmule
  • 7
  • 6
13 Comments
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
ID: 41729843
Please try this....

1) Open your workbook

2) Press Alt+F11 to open VB Editor

3) On VB Editor --> Insert --> Module and paste the Function code given below into the opened code window.

4) Close VB Editor and save your workbook as Macro-Enabled Workbook

Now you can use the function CompanyWithAddress on the sheet as below...
In E2
=CompanyWithAddress(B2,D2)
and then copy it down.

Function Code:
Function CompanyWithAddress(cRng As Range, aRng As Range) As String
Dim RE As Object
Dim addStr As String
Set RE = CreateObject("VBScript.RegExp")
RE.Pattern = "\d+\s(\w\s)?"
If RE.Test(aRng.Value) Then
addStr = RE.Replace(aRng.Value, "")
End If
CompanyWithAddress = cRng & " - " & addStr & " Branch"
End Function

Open in new window


For details, refer to the attached where I have inserted the formula in col. E, highlighted yellow.
sample-for-ee.xlsm
0
 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 41729887
Can I do it as a function, without the vba?
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
ID: 41729904
Okay try this....

In E2

=B2&" - "&IF(FIND(" ",REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),""))=2,REPLACE(REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),""),1,2,""),REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),""))&" Branch"

Open in new window

0
ScreenConnect 6.0 Free Trial

Explore all the enhancements in one game-changing release, ScreenConnect 6.0, based on partner feedback. New features include a redesigned UI, app configurations and chat acknowledgement to improve customer engagement!

 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 41729958
Fantastic!  

Should also exclude any reference to a suite number (i.e. Ste 206).
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
ID: 41729967
Please try this.....
=B2&" - "&IF(FIND(" ",REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),""))=2,IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),""),1,2,""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),""),1,2,"")),255,""),REPLACE(REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),""),1,2,"")),IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),"")),255,""),REPLACE(D2,1,FIND(" ",D2),"")))&" Branch"

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 41730006
=B2&" - "&IF(FIND(" ",REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""))=2,IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,"")),255,""),REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,"")),IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),"")),255,""),REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),"")))&" Branch"

Open in new window


I tried this syntax with E2 instead of D2 because I inserted column C for this output.  It isn't working.
0
 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 41730010
It's working now.  I must have done something weird, sorry for the confusion
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
ID: 41730012
Glad to know that. :)
0
 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 41730023
Ok, I do have small handful of #VALUE! errors.

One of them appears when the cell in the E column is blank, but another one appears when the value in the E cell is 708 Saratoga which makes little sense to me.

I'm using the following syntax:
=B2&" - "&IF(FIND(" ",REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""))=2,IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,"")),255,""),REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,"")),IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),"")),255,""),REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),"")))&" Branch"

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 41730071
Here is a subset of the sheet sorted by the 14 cells out of 1,088 total cells that are causing the #VALUE! error.
EE-value-error.xlsx
0
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj) earned 500 total points
ID: 41730609
Okay try this...

In C2
=IF(E2="",B2,B2&" - "&IF(IFERROR(FIND(" ",REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),"")),0)=2,IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,"")),255,""),REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,"")),IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),"")),255,""),REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),"")))&" Branch")

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:frugalmule
ID: 41733252
Ok, this is good but I do not need the string " Branch" anymore, and I don't think that I need the " - " either.
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
ID: 41734904
Well in that case, try this.....

In C2
=IF(E2="",B2,B2&"  "&IF(IFERROR(FIND(" ",REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),"")),0)=2,IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,"")),255,""),REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),1,2,"")),IFERROR(REPLACE(REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""),FIND("Ste ",REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),"")),255,""),REPLACE(E2,1,FIND(" ",E2),""))))

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Drop Down List with Unique/Distinct Values (Part II - ComboBox or ListBox and Data Validation List Bonus!) David Miller (dlmille) Intro This article focuses on delivering unique, sorted lists to list objects (e.g., ComboBox, ListBox) and Dat…
Improved? Move/Copy Add-in Replacement - How to avoid the annoying, “A formula or sheet you want to move or copy contains the name XXX, which already exists on the destination worksheet.” David Miller (dlmille)  It was one of those days… I wa…
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate the scrolling table in Microsoft Excel using the INDEX function.

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question