need formula to remove the first word in an excel cell



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ShumsDistinguished Expert - 2017Commented:
Will this first letter be always numeric? and how many digits?
finnstoneAuthor Commented:
it will be word sometimes like "Dr."
ShumsDistinguished Expert - 2017Commented:
Assuming your data is in cell A2, try below:
=MID(A2,FIND(" ",A2)+1,256)

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ShumsDistinguished Expert - 2017Commented:
If you want to drag the formula down all the rows, below formula will take care of blanks:
=IF(A2="","",MID(A2,FIND(" ",A2)+1,256))

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