Extract First Number In Alphanumeric String?

Oct 11, 2011

Have many rows of alphanumeric strings. 2-4 letters followed by a variety of numbers, some spaces, and some additional letters. What I need is to return the first number after the initial 2-4 letters, everything after that first digit is junk. Thus, I would like a formula that takes me from:

AB23400 12 -> 2
CET25800 1 -> 2
NYT67300 H01 -> 6
HSRF49900 1 -> 4

Extract Number From Alphanumeric String ..

Dec 16, 2008

I would like to parse a part number.

ab24s-12-g4a

if there is a "-#-" in the string, that is the value I want. If the "-#-" is not present, I would like to take the first number. Currently, as written in your first example, I am getting the first number - excellent and thank you!

In the sku, the first digit reprepresents capacity. If a second number is present after the capacity portion of the sku (i.e. "-#-"), that means that they want to order it filled with less than capacity. For instance, a carton of eggs and they want 6 eggs instead of the max capacity of 12. (i.e. egg12-6-z2z). Numbers after the second octet (i.e. z2z) do not matter.

It would be a number only in the second octet. If there are characters with it, the equation should disregard it.

Here are the scenarios, and what the formula should accomplish

1) egg12 --> currently returns 12
2) egg12-6 --> would return 6
3) egg12-6-g2c --> would return 6
4) egg12-g2c --> would return 12

Extract Number From Alphanumeric String Located At Different Row

Jan 20, 2008

What is the formula to be used to extract number from a alphanumeric string located at different row?

example:
test123test128test131
test124test129test132
test125test130test133
test126test131test134
test127test132test135
test128test133test136

result: ....

Extract Alphanumeric From Text String

Dec 26, 2013

I have the following text string.

What formula can I use to extract these results on the right?

Sample file.xlsx

Extract Text From Alphanumeric String

Jul 16, 2007

I need to extract just the text from cells which contain both letters and numbers. There can be one or two letters, followed by one, two or three numbers. (For info, these are chemical elements and their masses). So for instance,a cell could contain anything from the following B9, B11, S32, Ca44, Mo100, I129, Th226, U238 etc etc. I know I've seen this done before, but I can't find it now. It also has to be formula based, not using VBA.

Extract TEXT From Mid Of Alphanumeric String Using Formula

Jul 18, 2012

I have another question regarding extracting Alphabet from the alpha Numeric String:

Column A

POT470G12B
PBY100G12
PCLN6400S12
PCX.US10X12
AAPL6000G12A

BP380S12A
BP390S12

The output i want from the string is :

Column A
Column B

POT470G12B
G

PBY100G12
G

[Code] ........

Extract Last Letter And Remaining Characters From Alphanumeric String

May 14, 2013

Having trouble with this one. Searches seem to bring up every other variation of extracting info from strings except this.

I have cells which contain alphanumeric strings as below and, using a formula, I want to extract everything from and including the last letter to give A 2-3, B 3 and C 3-4 in the examples below.

Sub-base A 2-3
Sub-base B 3
Paving C 3-4

Generating Random Number String Based On Alphanumeric String?

Aug 14, 2014

Wondering if it is possible to generate a random 4 digit number based off an alphanumeric string?

Example;

Cell A1 has 123XVF1234
Cell A2 has 321AFW4321

In B1 I would like to have a 4-6 digit number that is generated based on the alphanumeric data in Cell A1 (and so on down the list). If that is possible, I would also need to be able to convert back the 4-6 digit number back to its original alphanumeric value

Example;

If B1 returns 643562 it would need to be able to be converted back to 123XVF1234

Match All Text And Closest Number In Alphanumeric String?

Feb 21, 2014

Formula to match all text and closest number in alphanumeric string

Extract 2nd Number From A String

Feb 15, 2013

I wanted to return the second number in a string such as this:"0 of 0 jobs ... View all jobs"

The following worked perfectly:=MID(U3,FIND("f", U3)+1,LEN(U3)-FIND("f", U3)-23)

Until this line came up:"1 of 1 job ... View all jobs"

Obviously the "jobs" changed to "job" because of there being only 1, so the "-23" no longer worked. I need this to get the second number out of the string and it can change because the data is being refreshed from a website so it could easily change from one line to another.

Extract The Last Number From A String?

Jun 20, 2014

It's for listing items to eBay. Ink Toners to be precise, the macro I have creates everything I need for a listing with a few msg prompts and importing data from another sheet. Saves me hours of work. Each cartridge has a Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow. The macro works fine for cartridge sets that go under one name. E.g: Brother TN325 Black, TN325 Cyan, TN325 Yellow... etc.

I've run into an issue with some cartridges which have different names: HP C530a Black, C531a Cyan, C532a Yellow...

I set the macro up to deal with different number, by removing the last character of the "tonername" string "C530", then replacing it with "C531".. etc.

What I haven't factored in is the ones with an A on the end. I need a way to tell it to ignore the a if there is one.

To make it clear, I will be inputting the text: C530a From this, I need to create 3 more strings: C531a, c532a and C533a

Here's the snippet of code I'm using to achieve what I'm already doing.

Code:
Selection.Replace What:=A, Replacement:=Left(y, Len(y) - 1) & "1"
Selection.Replace What:=b, Replacement:=Left(y, Len(y) - 1) & "2"
Selection.Replace What:=c, Replacement:=Left(y, Len(y) - 1) & "3"

[Code]....

Extract Number From Text String?

Apr 28, 2014

Below is a sample of data I need to extract the 8 digit number:

WO_32092_56228491_575482-113476-WP55
WO_32092_56228491_115130-WP55
WO_32092_56228491_115116-115118/115117-WP55
WO_32092_56228491_291881-318903-WP55
WO_259_56748761
WO_13895_52245652COUNTYRDN-30
WO_11021_52350485brock3377
In a spreadsheet, I had set up three columns where:

A: removed first three characters. WO_32092_56228491_115130-WP55 to 32092_56228491_115130-WP55
B: removed up to the _ . 32092_56228491_115130-WP55 to 56228491_115130-WP55
C: captured the first 8 characters left. 56228491_115130-WP55 to 56228491

I am pulling the data into Excel via an ODBC where there is thousands of rows of data. The three column process puts a tremendous strain on the processor.

Is there a formula that will extract the 8 character number without a three step process?

Extract 5 Digit Number From String

Jan 12, 2009

I need to extract a set of 5 numbers from a string of characters. The number set I need is always 5 digits long, always starts with a 1, and always begins after a period. But the number I need can occur in different parts of the string:

In each example below I would want to extract only the 10572 portion.

5194003.10572.N
5194003.10572.R
5194003.1.0010785.10572
7500008.N.5999900.10572

Additionally (if possible) if the cell is blank I don't want anything to show up, and if the string begins with a letter then I don't want anything to show up either.

VBA Function - Extract Number(s) In String

Dec 3, 2009

My knowledge of functions is pretty limited, or negligible to be honest. I require a function to extract numbers from each cell in a selected range.

Eg.

cells contain the following data:

cell 1: xxxxxx 45,59
cell 2: x xxxxx xx 6,45,27
cell 3: x xxxx 28

were x represents text

I need to loop through each cell and extract each of the numbers and list them in a separate range. If applied to the above range of cells the function would show the below in the ouput range. Each number in its own cell.

6
27
28
45
45
59

Extract The First 5 Characters In A String, And Convert Them To A Number

Nov 7, 2008

Say I have a string "09800EBHR052708"

How would I take the first 5 characters and get a number out of them?

Extract 7-digit Number From A Mixed String

Sep 26, 2009

I am trying to extract a 7-consecutive-digit number from a mixed string (letters and numbers). The only condition is that the number has to start with a "7" or "6" and be exactly 7 consecutive numbers long. My function only evaluates for one and one within the other but not both. It's faulted because it only looks for the occurrance of "6". rCell is the string range.

Function ExtractNumber(rCell As Range)

If Len(Mid(rCell, InStr(1, rCell, "6"))) > 6 Then
ExtractInvoice = Mid(rCell, InStr(1, rCell, "6"), 7)
ElseIf Len(Mid(rCell, InStr(1, rCell, "7"))) > 6 Then
ExtractInvoice = Mid(rCell, InStr(1, rCell, "7"), 7)
End If

End Function

Extract Negative & Positive Number From String

Jan 15, 2008

I am using a regular expression in a function to extract numbers from strings. the code I am using is below.

Function ExtractNumber(rCell As String)

Set RegEx = CreateObject("vbscript.regexp")
RegEx.Pattern = "d*.d*"
If RegEx.Test(rCell) Then
ExtractNumber = CDbl(RegEx.Execute(rCell)(0))
Else
ExtractNumber = vbNullString
End If

End Function...

Extract Number Of Variable Length From Text String

Jan 25, 2007

Imagine that I have this list of thousands of customers, who are listed in column B in the format "customer no+space+customer name".

Now I want to extract ONLY the customer no from the text string in column B and insert it as number value in column A on the same row.

Would have been easy with "Left" command, but as the customer numbers have variable length, I have a problem.

Extract Number From Multiple Occurrence Delimiter Of String Excel

Aug 14, 2014

I'm trying to extract all the numbers from the left of the delimiter ":" . They can occur once or more.

E.g. cell F2 contains BP2.2.1:40 BP2.2.1:50 BP2.2.1:60 BP2.2.1:70 BP2.4.1:80

and what i want as a result is : BP2.2.1 BP2.2.1 BP2.2.1 BP2.2.1 BP2.4.1.

I've tried =IFERROR(LEFT(F2,FIND(":",F2)-2), " ") but only displays 1 out of a possible 4 in the cell.

VBA Function To Extract Number Groups From String And Separate Them With Hyphen?

Feb 19, 2014

I need a VBA function to extract number sequences from a string and separate them with hyphens In the example below cell A1 has the value 'xx2 yyy34 zz515' The code must produce the value '2-34-515' from the above example I have the following function that extracts the numbers but need a way to separate the groups with a hyphen

Code:
Function parseNum(strSearch As String) As String
Dim i As Integer, tempVal As String
For i = 1 To Len(strSearch)

[Code]....

Extract TEXT From Alphanumeric Cell

Oct 23, 2009

I've got a cell with codes, such as:

21ML,
43GKP,
etc.

I want these to look like :

ML21,
GKP43,

i.e. swap the numbers with the letters but keeping the order of the characters.

Extract Numbers From Alphanumeric Strings

Mar 7, 2009

I have this formula that extracts numbers from alphanumeric strings.

{=1*MID(A1,MATCH(TRUE,ISNUMBER(1*MID(A1,ROW(\$1:\$100),1)),0),COUNT(1*MID(A1,ROW(\$1:\$100),1)))}
However this extracts only the 1st instance of the numbers

In a string like 123avfbsdf4556.. it'll extract only 123.

My questions are the following:

1. Is there a way that i could get the result as 1234556

2. A way which refers to a cell where I put in a number and it'll extract those many number instances. In the above example, if I put the number as 1, it'll extract 123. If I put the number as 2, it'll extract 4556 and so on.

I guess this would require some modifications to the Match function so that it does not look at only the 1st instance.

Extract Numbers From Alphanumeric After Specified Character

Jul 24, 2007

Say for example I have ABCD-ABC12 basically an arbitrary length of alpha (A-Z) characters followed by an hypen "-" followed by another arbitrary length of alpha (A-Z) characters and then
immediately followed by an arbitrary length of numbers. (with no spaces between alpha and number)

How can I extract just the numbers from the group of alphanumberic characters after the hyphen
and set it to a LONG variable?

Extract Numbers From Alphanumeric Text

Feb 19, 2008

I'm looking for a way to extract numbers from a string.

The string can potentially have as few as one number or as many as 25. Each number is separated by a comma.

Here is the code that creates the string: ...

Alphanumeric Characters Extract Only The Numerics From Cell

Jun 12, 2008

I have the following in Column A

28VNC
JR2KL
29C9O
PQS11

I'd like have this result

28
2
299
11

How would I achieve this.

Extracting Alphanumeric Value From The String

Jul 20, 2009

I have a rather difficult task to accomplish. What I need is to be able to extract an alphanumeric value from the string. It is a serial number of the equipment and it is always nine alphanumeric characters long. The problem is it can be anywhere in string. Example: �2156545 36 month lease NWL023568 Nancy Clay�. The serial number I need to extract is NWL023568.

How To Get Extra Min And Max From Alphanumeric String

Aug 28, 2012

I have values in cell like,

1,2,3 & 4
10,11
8,9,10,11,12
etc.

the formula to get min and max from this string

for the first value Min = 1 and max = 4,
for the 2nd value Min = 10, and max = 11
fo the 3rd one Min = 8 and max = 12

Parse AlphaNumeric String

Apr 8, 2013

Objective: To create a list of numbers based a cell which are present in an alpha-numeric string

Issues: "-" shows up at times without the context of numbers (i.e. MS-DRG)
Issues: I am not interested in float numbers (i.e. 37.63-37.66)

'Example data in cells (row 1 = A1, row 2 =A2, row 3 = A3, row 4 = A4)
MS-DRGs 767-768, 774-775
Rev 115, 125, 135, 145, 155, 655-656
Rev 174
MS-DRG 001 with ICD-9 37.63-37.66, 37.52

'Desired Results (row 1 = B1, row 2 =B2, row 3 = B3, row 4 = B4)
767,767,768,774,775
115, 125, 135, 145, 155, 655, 656
174
001

Non-zero Numbers From An Alphanumeric String

Jan 9, 2007

I am looking for formulae to identify the first 20 non-zero numbers from a string of alphanumerical and non alphanumeric characters

EG If column A any data such as:
123
0123
01(2)3
0.123
123abc
0123abc
01(2)3abc
0.123abc
a1b2c3
1a2b3c

Then the corresponding row for column B would return 123

Using help from my maths Prof and some IT bods, i have so-far come up with the array-formula:

=1*MID(A7,MATCH(FALSE,ISERROR(1/MID(A7,ROW(1:100),1)),0),20)

assuming that the total string is not more than 100 characters.

Remove Non-alphanumeric Characters From A String

Aug 2, 2006

I am trying to remove all characters that aren't letters or numbers from a string. Is there any way to differentiate between a non-alphanumeric characters and alphanumeric characters? I'm thinking of something like "ISTEXT()" that I could use on one character at a time. Or are there any wildcards I could use in the Replace function?