Extracting Words In Separate Cells

May 27, 2006

I need a formula which would from one cell extract the words in separate cells. I have probelms because the words in the sentence in the starting cell are not separate by spaces but dots. For example: How.do.I.extract.words.from.this.sentence?

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Feb 7, 2013

In cell a1 I have the following:

Distance: 515 meters

In cell B1 I just want the numbers and want a formula that will extract them from A1 so in cell B1 it reads 515

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The rest will try to explain in the excel file.

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i really don't know what would be the title, so just hoping that's good for you guys. by the way i need some tricky formula. i have a sentence like this:

Black shoes $250.00, Plasma TV $1,000.00, date to be paid 11/29/09, remaining amount $10,000.00, Computer package $16,000.00.

i want this to be (in different cell):

Black shoes $250.00
Plasma TV $1,000.00
date to be paid 11/29/09
remaining amount and so on...

I did text to columns, but the problem is the amount that has "," really bothers me. can someone give me some tips to do this?

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Dec 29, 2005

I want to separate the following words into two rows. As the length of each word is different, so i could not use 'text to coumns' function.
for example:
Word1 : the board of directors of abc company limited (len = 45) in cell u13
Word2 : the board of directors of abcdefgh company limited (len =50) in cell u14

I use the formula to separate word 1 into two rows: return #VALUE
1st row : =IF(LEN(U13)<40,U13,LEFT(U13,FIND(" ",U13,40))) in cell u15
2nd row : =IF(LEN(U15)<40," ",TRIM(MID(U13,LEN(U15),99))) in cell u16

But i use same formula to separate word2 into two rows : successful
1st row : =IF(LEN(U14)<40,U15,LEFT(U14,FIND(" ",U14,40))) in cell u17
2nd row : ==IF(LEN(U14)<40," ",TRIM(MID(U14,LEN(U17),99))) in cell u18

Answer : 1st row : the board of directors of abcdefgh company
2nd row : limited

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is it possible to place sheet names beside the data? What I mean is that, I'm currently working on a report which extracts data from the current workbook (many sheets) and paste it into a new workbook. As there would be duplicates due to many different sheets. I would like to have the duplicates removed but have the sheets name which they are found in the columns beside.

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Essentially, I would like the users to copy and paste data into Column A, as seen below. Then, hopefully by formula separate the text characters into Column B and the numbers into Column C.

Input: Output 1: Output 2:

Col A Col B Col C
Wells 123 Wells 123
Wells 1234 Wells 1234
Wells Fargo 123 Wells Fargo 123
Wells Fargo 1234 Wells Fargo 1234
Wells Fargo Inc 123 Wells Fargo Inc 123
Wells Fargo Inc 1234 Wells Fargo Inc 1234

Ideally, I would like to do this with a formula...

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Anyhow i was wondering is there any way when they input the serial number into the worksheet that i could get it to save in a separate workbook and then have conditional formatting to check those serial numbers in the workbook to see if they match?

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I have a workbook that uses the values that a user had entered into 3 cells to calculate multiple other charts/diagrams on multiple sheets within the workbook. Each sheet would show what the user had entered in the 3 cells to allow them to see what is being used to calculate each table. Is it possible to link these cells so that the user can change the 3 values without having to go back to where he originally entered the 3 values?

For example, a user has entered in 3 values in Sheet 1. A formula in Sheet 2 displays what is entered by the user and uses these calls in Sheet 2 for calculations. When the user wants to change the three values, he would have to navigate to Sheet 1 and enter in the new values to have the workbook recalculate all the tables. Is there a way to link the three cells from Sheet 1 and Sheet 2 so when the user is on Sheet 2, he has the opportunity to change the values on the current Sheet without having to navigate to Sheet 1 to do so?

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Please check the attached workbook. Sheet "Data" has some bank account data, and whether the dues are paid or pending.

What I need is, I need to extract only the data of Column A and B into a new worksheet, only if G is in the Pending status.

I don't want to use a macro, nor a pivot, nor autofilter. I need to do it through formulas. I have seen this been done before, but can't figure it out. The max number of pending accounts wont be more than 10, so need to just pull the formula down 10 rows. I have already entered the data in the second sheet that would be the result.

This second sheet is sort of a supervisor sheet, so that whenever they want they can open it to see the number of Pending accounts.

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im currently wonderin if the SUMIF function can have a WHERE syntax?
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I have hundreds of file names, and to cut a long explanation short, they are exported as a CSV file to excel. In order indentify the owner of the file I need to rename the file with a commar where you see the dash or the underscore in order to have the name appear in the next cell, as can be seen with Syma and Kevin below, so I can then sort the columns etc etc.

I know there is a formula that I can use to achieve this, ie have syma.pdf and kevinc.pdf in the next cell.

I think it works on identifying how many characters along the name and then send i to the next cell.

as you can see below, there is no set amount of characters to put into a formula.

Could I say, for example, if after dash /underscore put next word in next cell?

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i have a column where the sponsor has a name of a race and i wish to remove the sponsors name and replace it with something of the sentence

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i wish to just locate the Novices' Hurdle part and change that particual cell to nov hurdle without the sponsors name
is it easy to extract this info

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I am trying to clear the contents of cells in a very large spread sheet containing certain words. I am running the following macro and it will only do the first part, so it will clear cells containing "deceased" but stops at "esa". There may be any number of other words or text in the cell and I want it to delete cells with "esa" by itself so for ex. not delete cell containing "vanesa". I am very amateur so I am sure this is something simple but I cannot find the answer or figure it out for myself.

Sub DeleteAll()
Dim lCount As Long
Dim rFoundCell As Range
Dim rLookRange As Range
Set rFoundCell = Range("A1")
Set rLookRange = ActiveSheet.UsedRange
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I'd prefer to email the file if that's okay.

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Table 1 - Before totaling up:

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4 x Button B Pink
5 x Ribbon A Black
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Table 2 - After totaling up:

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I need to have the sum of the "Quantity" multiply "Product". Or in short A x B.
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Each cell is different in that it may be a different day or time:

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I have a column that is filled with text of varying lengths and I'd like to search through each cell in that column looking for a specific word or words. Unfortunately the length of the text varys greatly between each cell and there is very little uniformity so I need to be able to search through the entire entry in each cell and then highlight that row if a specific word or words are found.

I'd also like to be able to add a number "1" in another column on the same row if the search finds a word or words. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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example: Lets say I'm loooking for "caught fire"
column Q contains:
1 "The computer caught fire after several hours"
2 "A house on the hill caught fire"

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So for example , cell D5= "A" and I find that cell M6 is also "A" so I then go at cell N6 which has the value "3.3". So now I want I5 to have the value 3.3 in it.

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