troubleshooting Question

Help to make a Boolean Search string from an Excel Row

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Doug HaselwoodFlag for Australia asked on
* Excel TableMicrosoft Excel* booleanMicrosoft Office
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Please see sample - I have a spreadsheet attained from a marketing database which I want to create a Boolean search per ROW for.


As you can see - the sample data will have varying data in it and needs to have the format (From A2 example)

IDName1Name2Name3Name4Name5Name6Name7Contact Number1Contact Number2Contact Number4Contact Number5Email1Email2Email3Email4Address1Address2Address3Address4Address5Address6Address7Address8Address9Address10Address11Address12Address13Address14


123 Fake St Springfield12345WAUSAEarthMilkyWayGalaxyNearAndromeda

It needs to look like:

12345678 OR "Jed Bush" OR 088490033 OR OR "123 Fake St Springfield WA 12345 USA Earth Milky Way Galaxy Near Andromeda"

So names and addresses need to be concatenated and wrapped in quotes however contact numbers and email addresses need to be separated by an 'OR' statement



321 Varsity DriveWilmington12345VA

So this would look like:

876543213 OR "Barbara Valentine Bush" OR 095747773 OR 234890230 OR OR OR "321 Varsity Drive Wilmington 12345 VA"

Thanks for your help,
Gary Benjamin
Business Analyst

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