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Substitute every 4th instance of character in string? Lambda/Let iteration?

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Anthony MellorFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Substitute every 4th instance of character in string?

So replace every 4th comma with ; and just to spice it up a bit, make that replace with ";" (replace comma with "quotes semi colon quotes") . Does that need an escape or more quotes, I tried and failed?

SUBSTITUTE(text, old_text, new_text, [instance_num])
It's such a shame [instance_num] provides only one instance. Google doesn't know.

How?

Thought it would be easy, but it seems not.
Now I am thinking Lambda/Let iteration?

No VBA split thanks.

Anthony
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