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Copy Partial Data from Cell (omit 2 digits) and Convert to Upper/Lowercase

Posted on 2016-09-06
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This is in ONE CELL:    146301 ASPHALT WORKS: OP BY CONTR-PERM & DRVR

I only want the first 4 digits of the number above then I want the ALL CAPS to be Upper/Lowercase Formatting.

Result Desired in ONE CELL:  1463 Asphalt Works: Op by Contr-Perm & Drvr  (or something close,
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Question by:Julie Lyman
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by:Terry Woods
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This seems to work:
=LEFT(A1,MIN(FIND({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A1&"0123456789"))+3)&PROPER(MID(A1,MAX(FIND({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},"0123456789"&A1,1))+10,99999))

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My result:
ONE CELL:    1463 Asphalt Works: Op By Contr-Perm & Drvr

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Swap all the occurrences of A1 in the formula for the cell you're wanting to target.
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Wayne Taylor (webtubbs) earned 500 total points (awarded by participants)
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Try this formula...

    =LEFT(A1, 4) & PROPER(MID(A1, FIND(" ", A1), 999))
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by:Terry Woods
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Haha I must be half asleep in my lunch hour... I included ONE CELL as part of the data... oops
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Only functioning response.
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