# Display A String Of Text With Multiple Cell Values

Jul 30, 2009

I am trying to create a formula to display a string of text that refers to multiple cells. for example, =If(A1=0,"insert text here" &B1 "insert more text here" &B2 "insert even more text here" &B3, "insert text here" &C1 "Insert text here").
It works fine for one cell value, like ="Total: " &A1

## Display TRUE If One Of 4 Values Appears In A Text String

Sep 19, 2012

I have values in A1 through A4.

I have a string of text in cell B1.

In C1, I need a formula that displays TRUE if any of the 4 numbers from A1 through A4 are contained within the text in B1. If not, FALSE will be displayed.

Been messing with SEARCH and FIND, but not getting it to work.... not sure if those are the functions I need.

## Search Multiple Worksheets For Text String Then Sum Corresponding Values?

Sep 24, 2010

I have a workbook that contains 18 sheets of data. These worksheets are named according to their respective client names (AAA Shine, Fern Barn, Oracle, etc. for example). On each of these sheets, is a column (Column B), that has a salesperson's name in it (Fred, Joe, Ted, Anne... there are about 10 names total). On each sheet, there are corresponding values for the revenue from that account for each month of the year. Those values appear in Column L (Jan), M(Feb), N(Mar),... W(Dec).

What I would like to have is formula that will look at each sheet, find all the instances of Fred for January, sum them, and report them in a single cell on a different sheet I have called "Summary". The end result will be a total revenue from all customers, for each sales person, by month, in one summary sheet.

## Search For Multiple Text Strings In A Cell - Return One Of Multiple Corresponding But Different String

Mar 11, 2014

I have a spreadsheet with 1,000 rows of data.

Each Cell in Column A has a different long text string.

I need to see which (if any) of 10 specific small text strings exist within each long text string. Depending on which small text string is found I want to return a 3 digit code. If no small text string is found I want to return "Not Found"

E.g.:
- Cell A2 contains "randomtext,randomtext,APPLE,randomntext"
- I want to see if Cell A2 contains any of the words APPLE, ORANGE, CARROT.

Q: What is the most elegant way to accomplish this within a single formula that I could paste into each cell in Column B?

## Extracting Text String Values From A Cell?

Jul 8, 2014

I am trying to transfer data from some appointment based software into a spreadsheet .
the data comes out as one row For example ,the following is the contents of cell A1: 06/06/2014 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Patient: John Smith

What I would like to do is extract one column with the date ,one column with the patient forename and one with the patient surname.

I have tried various combinations of =RIGHT(A1,LEN(A1)-FIND(".",A1)) etc etc but cannot extract the data I need

## Excel 2010 :: Display Cell Ranges From Multiple Locations Based On 2 Cell Values?

Jun 4, 2013

I need to display a set of cells based on the value of two drop down cells i have. As I am not very good at english and worse at explinations, I'll try via screen shots...

I have two dropdowns (C4 and C6) that will indicate what table to use (Second sheet / screenshot). I want that "table" to display in the yellow box on the first page. To complicate matters, some options do not have a CLA option - those starting with X. As there are 24 different outcomes and each is 3x9 if/then statements just dont seem to cut it.

P.S. I have excel 2010 and windows 7

## Macro To Paste Values If Cell Value If Match Text String?

Jan 6, 2014

In Sheet1, column Y looks into Sheet2 and returns the status of that specific order - the result displayed in column Y will be either blank or a variety of text strings (eg. received, pending etc).

I need to make a macro that looks into all the cells of column Y in Sheet 1 and copy/pastes as value into that same cell only if the formula in that cell returns text string "Received". It should not affect the other cells where the formula is returning either blank or a different text string.

## Cell B1 To Display True If Any Of The Values In Column C Match Otherwise I Want To Display FalseOR Function Confusion

Dec 16, 2008

Example:....

i m wanting Cell B1 to display true if any of the values in column C match otherwise I want to display false.

A 1
B 0
C 0
D 0

But I can't determine how to get this done.

## Match Row That Contains Text Text String; List Associated Values From Pivot Table

Mar 28, 2009

refer to the attached workbook for reference. I am looking for a function in Sheet1, Column E that will search for the value of Sheet1, Column A within Sheet2, Column A. When a match is found, the function should look across Sheet2, Columns B - V for values of 1. When such values are found, the function should return the associated value from Sheet2, Row 2. There may be multiple values of 1, and as such, the function should separate values with a comma.

## Multiple Text Values In One Cell

Jun 5, 2012

I'm working on a project for use by our sales teams to for them to easily find out which campaigns are currently being offered in their regions. The data looks like this:

Participating Regions

Campaign

IN, OH, MI, IL, NE, AZ

Campaign A

IN, OH, MI, IL, NE, AZ

Campaign B

IL, IN

Campaign C

IL, IN

Campaign D

All

Campaign E

IL, WI, MN

Campaign F

This is going to be embedded internally and needs to be as simple to use as possible. I would like for column A to be filterable by state, either with a drop down menu or a selector. My problem is that many states could be in one cell, or individually in a different cell, and the default autofilters recognize these as two different values. I would like the sales rep to be able to filter "IN" for example and get 5 results. One solution that I am aware of is for me to duplicate each campaign on a different row and list one state per row for that campaign. The issue with that is that this is going to be updated frequently and that is a tedious manual process. I am also aware that you can use a text filter for "contains" specific words, but even that is more intricate than what I am aiming for.

## Excel 2011 :: Find Multiple Text Strings In Another Text String

Mar 8, 2013

How do I use an Excel formula to find which (if any) multiple sets, each of up to 50 words, exist in a series of rows of a spreadsheet - if set A has one or more words found in a searched cell.

A positive result will return a specific value in the designated result cell. If none of the words in Set A is found in the searched cell, the formulae will repeat the test for the words in Set B, and so on.

After all 50 sets of words have been tested, the formula will move to the next cell in the searched column.

New words will be added to the sets of words continually as required.

Multiple words within sets are included in double quotes. Within each set of words there will be some n-tuples of words (i.e. 24 adjacent words) that contain one or more of the words in the set, but for which the formula will be required to return a negative result. Example: Set A = word 1, word2, word 3, "word1 word2 word3". (The words within a set could also be each entered in separate columns, as opposed to all included in a single cell.) The single column of text to be searched is about 10,000 rows.

I am wanting to use the above in a spreadsheet that contains data downloaded from a series of bank accounts to automatically allocate items of expenditure to one of 20 or so different categories of expenditure.

The formula will search the description field to find words that are used in the in the downloaded files from the various accounts to describe each transaction.

If a word describing travel expenditure (e.g. hotel, "holiday inn" but not "holiday travel") is found in the description of an expenditure item - the item cost will be allocated to the TRAVEL EXPENDITURE column, which is one of 20 or so different categories of expenditure.

Happy to consider a different solution if the task can be done better a different way.

Tried using a combination of INDEX/SEARCH/IF in Excel, but was not able to get a correct result. PS I am using Excel 2011 for Mac - which does not allow macros, so the solution needs to be entirely formula based.

## Compare Multiple Text Cells To One String Of Text And Return Specified Value

May 12, 2012

I have a dataset of shifts and want to compare each shift that needs to be filled to a list of requests for time off (vacation, etc).

For one cell the code is: =IF(ISERROR(SEARCH(B1, A1), 0,1)

Where A1 is the column of requests in comma delimited forme (ie: "AB,CD,EF").

Where B1 is the column containing the person assigned to shift 1 (ie: "AB")

In this case, would return a "1" as no error was returned, as AB was found in the list. Here "1" would represent a schedule conflict.

Without creating many cells for each shift- there are 20 shifts- can I create an array or string together this type of "SEARCH" function?

## Extract Multiple Text Strings From A Long Text String

Sep 4, 2009

An original text string entry appearing in an Excel cell would be:

"N7C Neuroprotective J5Z Antiviral, other M2Z Antiarthritic, other J5A Antiviral, anti-HIV"

I need to extract N7C, J5Z, M2Z and J5A from this string and list these alphanumeric values in separate cells adjacent to the original text string. The challenge is that these alphanumeric references may appear in different positions within the original string with no fixed value e.g. a "," separating them. The alphanumeric references may also be 3 or 4 characters in length and there may be different numbers of alphanumeric references in the original string.

Another example would be (very different from the first):

"T2Z Recombinant, other K5B Radio-chemoprotective J3Z Antibacterial, other D3A Vulnerary A10C Symptomatic antidiabetic K6Z Anticancer, other R8A Antiasthma B6A Septic shock treatment I1Z Immunostimulant, other S1Z Ophthalmological R8B Antiallergic, non-asthma M1A1 Anti-inflammatory"

You can see that in this further example "A10C" & "M1A1" are 4 character alphanumeric strings wheras the others feature 3 characters.

## Combining Text And Cell Values From Multiple Worksheets

Dec 1, 2013

I have the below macro which is failing to insert text into A1 of the Header Sheet, followed by the values in the designated cells that are from Sheet1. I would also like to have the values in cells J2 and K2 enclosed in single quotes.

ActiveSheet.Cells(1, 1).Select
ActiveCell.Value = "create or replace" & " '" & Sheet1.Range("J2").Cell.Value & "' " & " '" Sheet1.Range("K2").Cell.Value & "' "
End Sub

how do I get it into the nicely formatted version most of you are using? The Mr Excel HTML add-in?

## Extract The Values From A String Of Text And Values

Dec 6, 2013

I need a formula which I can extract the specific values from a string of text & values. I included an example in excel.

## Averaging Values In A Text String

Nov 13, 2007

Without using VB is there a single cell solution to this?

Column of cells contain values in this format;

100, 100, 95, 96

as text.

There can be any number of commas and values. Is there a way to find the average of the numbers in each cell? (Above example would return 97.75.)

## Extracting Values From An Text String (URL)

Oct 14, 2008

I was given a worksheet that contains a column (A) containing about 5,000 URLs (A1 to ~A5000). Each URL string includes three parameters that I want to capture the values.

For example =

[url]

The prameters are known but the values are random up to 256 characters.

I am trying to pull each of the values into a column for sortability and have been mildly successful using MID and FIND but no joy.

## Look For Two Values And Return A Text String

Jul 13, 2009

Say I have a table like this:

Value 1---Value 2---Name
1---------1---------Potential client
1---------3---------Loyal client
2---------5---------Happy client

Now I have two separate columns with values for "Value 1" and Value 2". How can I tell Excel to look in the table above and return the name?

## Display MsgBox Text On Multiple Lines

Sep 12, 2007

How can I break this onto 3 lines in Visual Basic Editior to make it more readable:

MsgBox "Only enter data in white cells." & vbNewLine & "Yellow cells contain formulas or dates entered automatically", &
vbNewLine & "Do not insert blank rows. Copy row(s) and Insert/Paste" , vbInformation, "Spreadsheet by GJF"

## VLOOKUP To Find Values In Text String?

Feb 17, 2010

I need to to highlight keywords within a block of text (string). I don't need to necessarily return a value with the VLOOKUP. I just need to compare keyword list in Column B to the Text in Cell A1. If the word from the list appears in the text, I need it to be highlighted for every instance.

EXAMPLE
Text String (A1)

Welcome to Jake's Car Accessories website. We have all of your car accessory needs including car covers, truck covers, custom car grills and other car accessories.

Keyword List (Column B)
car accessory
car covers
truck covers
car accessories

I think VLOOKUP only works on lists.

## Auto-populate Cells To Display Text From Another Cell Without Cutting Off Text?

Sep 2, 2013

I am trying to auto-populate text in cells in area A, based on data I enter into other cells in area B. I want the area A cells to be for display only, as all editing will be done in area B. The problem is: how do I do this such that the text I write does not get cut off if is longer than the column width? See the attached document for a clear example and description of what I am trying to do...

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## Text Trimming - Display Part Of Cells Text Value Inside Another Cell

Jun 15, 2014

I want to know how to display part of a cells text value, inside another cell.

Suppose in cell A1 i have "20-Jun-14"

How would I get cell B2 to display just "Jun"?

## Multiple Criteria Search In Text String?

Sep 24, 2013

I have 2 columns ,A and B, in a table and text strings in C. Each table row A1 and B1 needs to be compared and matched with the text string C:C. Only if both, A1 and B1, are found in the same string, say C5, it has to return A1&B1. If not, return "Not Found".

Several Obsticles:

1. A and B are text and number
2. C is text with different numbers saved as text and words all mixed up
3. There is no defined format for the text, it is different in each string
A
B
C

-500.000,00

Banana Apple
Data: 1 MANGOGrape 0000000 800,000.00 EUR something something

-800.000,00
Mango Grape
Something your Ref: 8750ours R ef: TG0PPM000000743 500,000.00EUR zu Gunsten Banana Appl e VVA

With all these different formats and inconsistency, is it even possible?

## Multiple Vlookup Results As A Text String

Apr 24, 2009

I have searched other postings but can’t seem to find the answer.

I was wondering if anyone had a solution on how to string multiple Vlookup results as a text string so that if I Vlookup “Pear” it will return “Red, Blue, Green” in adjacent cell
i.e

A B
1 Fruit Colour
2 Pear Red
3 Orange Purple
4 Apple Green
5 Banana Yellow
6 Pear Blue
7 Pear Green
8 Banana Black
9 Orange Green
10 Apple Black

Is Vlookup the right function to go with here?

## Compare Text Cell With Numeric Cell And Output Text String

Mar 25, 2014

As per title, I am trying to compare a column of text cells which contain "Yes" or are empty and a columns of numbers. If they are "Yes" and "1" on the same row, I want to output an "OK" message. Excel seems happy with the following code but it does not work and returns an empty cell if the two conditions are true.

[Code] .....

## Copy Any Bold Text Within Cell Text String To Adjacent Cell?

Jul 31, 2014

Here's an interesting one:

A1 contains a text string which is both bold and unbold (
B1 is blank

I need a macro which scans the cells with text and copies the BOLD portions of the text string into the adjacent cell.

Example:

A1
The sky is blue

Macro is run

B1
sky blue

## Search Cell For Text String And Paste Text In Based On Finding?

Jun 29, 2014

I need to create a macro to do the following:

Search the activecell for a text string (a), and then either paste in text string (b) at the end of the cell if (a) is found, or text string (c) if (a) is not found.

For example, if the activecell has "AA/" in it, I want the cell to become "AA/01" (pasting in "01" at the end), and if the cell has just "AA" in it, I want it to still become "AA/01" (pasting "/01" at the end). The macro will be linked to a commandbutton.

## Find Text Between 2 Characters With Multiple Instances In A Single String

Feb 9, 2013

The problem - I'm trying to find a formula that will find text between 2 characters with unlimited instances in a single string and combine the found text to a single string. The character enclosing the text i'm after will likely be a % symbol. This formula would then be replicated down 5000-10000 rows.

eg. 1 - This is %an% example %sentence% to show what I %am% looking for
eg. 2 - This %is another% example of what I %need%

eg. 2 answer - is anotherneed

Ideally this would not use a macro as it will be applied to an ever expanding data set but I realize that may not be possible.

## Search Text String And Return Value Based On Multiple Criteria?

Apr 8, 2013

Here is an example of the data I get each day Letter order granting Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC's et al 4/16/12 request to add an alternate water source etc under CP11-72.Letter order granting Cameron LNG, LLC?s 4/5/13 filing of a request to introduce natural gas or process fluids into the BOG Liquefaction Project under CP12-15.Letter order accepting NorthWestern Corporation's 8/7/12 submittal of revisions to its transmission planning process to comply with the Commission's June 8, 2012 Order under ER11-2932.Letter order approving Public Service Company of New Mexico's 12/7/12 filing of a joint Offer of Settlement with Navopache Electric Cooperative, Inc under ER11-4534 et al. How can I set up my spreadsheet and what formulas can I use to search and return a value for each text string based on the attached table (column B)?

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## Extract Middle Words From Text String With Multiple Dots?

Oct 22, 2012

black.blue.red.yellow.green.white

I'd like to extract just "blue.red.yellow.green" to the following spreadsheet column, keeping the intermediate dots, but getting rid of the first/last words and their succeeding or preceding dots.

I've tried using RIGHT, LEFT, MID formulas unsuccessfully