# Find Last Row With Text String

Jun 16, 2009

The following line finds last "non-blank" row in a column. I have a column that has formulas in 10000 rows. Most of the time only first 7000 rows will have data, other cells below will have "". I need to find the last row with real data, not "".

Is there a way to add a condition or check to the following line?

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## IF.. Contains...then: Search Through The Text String In That Cell And Find A Certain Word, Find And Retrn A Value

May 23, 2006

I am having trouble getting my IF statement to test if the cell contains the text "sale" return "X" if not "Y". I need it to search through the text string in that cell and find a certain word, and if it finds that word, retrn a value. I am really having difficulty with is what symbol or function do I use for the logical test? (i.e. =, <>, MATCH, INDEX?)

## 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.

## Find Text In A String

Jan 3, 2008

I have the following string of text and want to take out certain parts of it. Assume the string is in cell A1.

In cell B1 I want "Company ABC DEF"
In cell C1 I want "10.50%"
In cell D1 I want "12/13/2014"

String:
Company ABC DEF (USD) 10.50% 12/13/2014

how the MID formulas work (as a bonus)? I used =MID(A1,FIND(")",A1,1)+2,45) and it returns "10.50% 12/13/2014".

So I see that that formula says start from 1 character after ")", count 2 over, and then put in the next 45 characters. How do I do an in between amount, and how do I just have it come from the LEFT but stop when it finds " ("

## Web And Find Text String...

May 22, 2006

I have this page in html. How to find the value 1 and 4 in:

<td WIDTH="25%" ALIGN="center"><font style="font-family: Verdana,
Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; font-weight:
bold">&nbsp;Pagine&nbsp;1&nbsp;di&nbsp;4&nbsp;</font></td>

and to find the value 308: <td align="center" colspan="11" class="INFO">Totale fidi individuati:308<br></td>. after store the value founded in var_1, var_4 and var_308. NOTE: in this case the value are 1, 4 and 308 but the contet of tag the value can change because the page is dinamic, in other case find the value after:

font-weight:bold">&nbsp;Pagine&nbsp;now is 1
font-weight:bold">&nbsp;Pagine&nbsp;1&nbsp;di&nbsp;now is 4
<td align="center" colspan="11" class="INFO">Totale fidi individuati:now is 308

## Find Number Within A Text String Using VBA

Sep 4, 2009

I have a list of English game results with the score and the soccers of the game.

E.g. : [Steinsson 34, Davies 41, Elmander 46; Fuller 91]

As you can see in the excel, what Im trying to do is to find the time i.e which is the numbers in the field and display them seperately onto the cells beside. So what i need is to Find and extract these numbers 34,41,46,91 and paste them just beside cell on the list.

I can use formula but i can only display 1 number, so i think this might require a VBA script.Thanks in advance guys..

## Find Text / String And Replace It?

Jul 4, 2014

I have 4 columns in which is text combined with numbers (Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet t-shirt LPW01-B consectetur adipiscing.) I need to search every column and cells in them for a word/string which is written in R2 and replace the word in every cell by the word in S2

So for example, in R2 is "t-shirt" and in S2 is "potato"

The program finds the entry: "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet t-shirt LPW01-B consectetur adipiscing." and replace it with "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet potato LPW01-B consectetur adipiscing."

P.S.: I am having a trouble with uploading the file directy here, so here's a link: [URL]

## Find Text String In Web Query

Feb 18, 2010

I want to find the number within this webpage and report it to a Cell in excel....

## Find Words In Text String

May 28, 2014

How can i find the first 15 letters or numbers in a text string "material change:"

or find ":" then display everything to the left of that symbol ?

assume formula in a1 and test string in b1.

I wish there was a class you could take on this stuff.

## Macro Find Text String

Oct 5, 2002

I have a workbook which contains 12 sheets, is it possible write a macro which will search for a text string which could be on any of the 12 sheets

## Find Text String In A Value Instead Of In A Formula

Jul 18, 2007

What formula can I use to search a range of cell values for a specific text string? My method is searching formulas instead, which is not what I want.

Background: I am developing a little test script for a project and I want to include some automatic validations to help make the job of the testers easier.

What I have set up so far:

1. Testers input numbers into specific fields M8 through M20.

2. Fields N8 through N20 automatically check fields M8 through M20 and compare those with what is contained in a range of hidden cells I set up in advance. A formula ensures that it reports "correct" or "incorrect" on a field-by-field basis, based on the comparison.

3. Cell O8 searches for the text string "incorrect" in cells N8 through N20. If that text string appears in any one of the cell values (not formulas), then O8 directs the tester to test again. If the text string "incorrect" does not appear, then cell O8 reports that the test was successful, and the tester can proceed to the next test (exact same setup repeats).

My only problem is in the formula used for the last step. I have tried a few different formulas I know in cell 08, but none are giving me the results I'm looking for. The closest I have come is a successful search and validation based on the string being in the formula instead of in the value of the given cell.

## Find Text String Value Between Quotes

Sep 2, 2007

Formulae Solution prefered if possible--

Is it possible to extract the two text strings between the quotes, placing them in Col. C & D respectively, e.g.
Application.WorksheetFunction.Substitute(c.Formula, " ANTI ", " ANTI-HERO ")
Application.WorksheetFunction.Substitute(c.Formula, "SEC9", "SECTOR 9")
Application.WorksheetFunction.Substitute(c.Formula, "LNGBRDC", "LONGBOARD COMPLETE")

--Col. C---------------Col.D
Anti------------------Anti-Hero
SEC9--------------- SECTOR 9
LNGBRDC---------- LONGBOARD COMPLETE

There are three types of scenarios-
1) Values enclosed in quotes that begin and end w/ spaces:
Application.WorksheetFunction.Substitute(c.Formula, " ANTI ", " ANTI-HERO ")

2) Values enclosed in quotes that does not contain a leading space or trailing space:
Application.WorksheetFunction.Substitute(c.Formula, "SEC9", "SECTOR 9")

3) Values enclosed in quotes that have a space between itself:
Application.WorksheetFunction.Substitute(c.Formula, "LNGBRDC", "LONGBOARD COMPLETE")

## Find The First 3 Characters Of A Text String

Nov 17, 2007

How I can change this formula to find the first 3 characters of a text string?

Instead of using numbers in column A, it will be Names, I need the user to enter only the first 3 characters of the name and then display the results, (Meaning that all others irrelaavnt rows will be hidden.

Sub myHidingRoutine()
Dim foundCell As Range

With ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Sheet1")
Set foundCell = .Range("a:a").Find(What:=.Range("a2").Value, After:=.Range("a2"), _
LookIn:=xlValues, LookAt:=xlWhole, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, _
SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=False)

## Find If X Text String In Column

Aug 29, 2007

How do I search a given text "GNMA" from a cell (A1) and (A2) and return it in other cell (B1) and (B2).

Example:
A

1 GNMA-4565X18-ROE
2 895GNMA-12

## Find And Replace A Value In A String Of Text

Jan 23, 2008

I am trying to be able to input a value in column A and the string of text in column B will be affected by the value that I put in Column A. And i want to be able to do this with multiple rows with multiple values. Example:

My string of text in column B remains the same until the value of Column A changes. The find/replace will overwrite the "" in the string. This is my string of text in Column B: "^cCHT;all;;t;g;F1;F1;;all;;t;g;F2;F2;;all;;"

A1 value = "ABC"
Resulting Text in B1 = "^cCHT;all;;t;g;F1;F1ABC;;all;;t;g;F2;F2ABC;;all;;"

A2 value = "XYZ"
Resulting Text in B2 = "^cCHT;all;;t;g;F1;F1XYZ;;all;;t;g;F2;F2XYZ;;all;;"

I know that I can accomplish this by creating a button but I was wondering if there is a more automated way like a formula in a cell or something.

## Find A Text String And Partially Index It

Aug 1, 2014

I would like to find a text string in the column A and index the value after the string.

For example: somewhere in the column A is a text "value: 800 USD" , so I would like to find the text and index the characters after the ": " in the cell C5. Therefore in the cell C would be "800 USD"

I am including sample file here: smpl.xlsx

## 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.

## How To Find Exact Text String Match

Jun 16, 2014

In the four rows of text below I'm trying to match each gas stick to its corresponding gasline.

I think I can count over to "GAS STICK" and get the number. <15> From that point I can count over to "," (comma) and get that number. <26> So the gas stick will be between the first number and one less than the second number. <GAS STICK 1>

I need completing this code to place a the line or stick number in a cell B of the same row. Column A would have the description and column B of the same row would either be "1" or "11" respectively. Column C would be the shortened description (GAS STICK 1).

1] "HUNGA, DUNGA, GAS STICK 1, THINGY"
2] "DOHICKY, GAS STICK 11, THINGUS"
3] "SCAPPEN, DAPPER, GASLINE 1"
4] "SUCH, AND, SUCH, GASLINE 11"

[Code] .....

Attached File : ExactMatch1.xlsx‎

## Text Parsing, Find String After : Character

Feb 14, 2010

I am reading lines from a textfile. Each line in the textfile has the identical format: textstring1:textstring2. The two strings are always separated by the : character. I have the code to get textstring1, but because I'm a rookie, I can't figure out how to get textstring2. See the code in bold, this is the line I need to get textstring2.

## Find And Replace A String In Text File Using VBA?

Jan 17, 2012

I have a query in a text file.

Select * from
table1 where
a = %d
and b in ('%d','%d')

and values in excel:
value1
value2
value3

I want to open the file and replace the first %d with value1 and second %d with value2 and third %d with value3.

So finally my output should be:
Select * from
table1 where
a = value1
and b in ('value2','value3')

## Loop To Find And Replace Text In String

Jul 16, 2013

I'm looking for some code to loop through some rows of text and then if the text contains / replace that with a space. My code is below:

Code:
do until intdemandrow = 1
If InStr(Range(cells(intdemandrow, 1).Value, "/") Then
replace(cells(intdemandrow, 1).value, "/", " ")
intdemandrow = intdemandrow - 1
end if
loop

## Find Text In String Based On Pattern

May 5, 2007

I am wanting to find within a cell the following pattern "ANNNN" - "A" meaning any alpha character A-Z and "N" meaning any numeric 0-9. The pattern ANNNN could be anywhere within the text. If the cell contains text with that pattern the text would be deposited in the adjacent cell. Lorem ipsum dolor sit A1234 amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Mauris tristique. Cum sociis

## Find List And Count All Words Within A Text String?

Feb 26, 2014

I have uploaded my spreadsheet.

I have a column of text strings on Sheet1, Column A, which I need to check for the presence of keywords listed on Sheet2, Column A

So if any word from the keyword list on Sheet2, Column A is found in, say, cell A2 of Sheet1, the cell to its right (B1) should have a formula to display the count of keywords found in A2. I also would like to see each keyword identified either through a highlight or a list. I need the formula to NOT be case sensitive and the match does not have to be for whole words).

## Find String Of Text Plus Cell Index Color?

May 3, 2013

I am trying to come up with a macro that will search a range for a specific string of text plus Interior.ColorIndex = 4. The range can have the text in it multiple times but i only want the macro to fire the next line of it if the cell address also has that color. Is there a way that can be done? My code below stops after it finds its first occurrence of the string and moves on to the next lookup. How do i make it look for not only the value but the index color?

## Find Variable Size Number Within Text String

Sep 20, 2007

I have a spreadsheet with a couple of hundred rows on each tab that looks like this: A1: #1 PENROSE TIJUANA MAMA PCH 2620039190 665794 12.00 CT 1 Front 1 1 1. The only constant is the 10 digit number followed by the 6 digit number in the middle and I want to use it to parse the text string. I want the output to be everything prior to the 10 digit number in A1, the 10 digit number in B1, the 6 digit number in c1 and everything else in D1 and so on through the rows.

## Find Text String And Adjacent Cell Contents

Feb 20, 2008

I would like to find a text string in a document, move the information in the cell to the right of this to another cell (say A1).

## 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. 1 answer - ansentenceam
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.

## Find If Text Cell Contains A String Of Characters From Array In Different Workbook

Aug 12, 2011

I've scoured the internet for this answer and have not found a formula that works.

I have a list of domain names/URLs in column A of workbook 1:

jhjh.com
hajfh.co.nz
123.123.12.12

I have a list of domain name extensions in workbook #2:

.com
.co.nz
.net

I want to determine if the cells in column A workbook one contain any of the strings in workbook 2 - note that I need to look at the string, not the entire cell in workbook one. If there is a match, true, if not, false for that cell within workbook one.

It's sort of a reverse array lookup with text. It seems that cross workbook and text is what causes the challenge.

## Find Text String And Report Back Data In Unknown Number Of Rows

Apr 26, 2007

For example

Name Address Phone # zip
Danielle 4561
Danielle 9852
Danielle 22
Danielle 69
Joe 895
Joe 28
John 9821
John 1114
John 698

Say I did a search for Joe. I want to report back all the addresses in which he resided but there's no way to tell how many rows of data each person has. Joe has 2 rows, Danielle has 4 rows and John has three. How do I report back all the relevant rows?

## If Text Found In String Return String

Jan 31, 2008

Find a short text string in a column of longer text strings and when that short text string is found return the longer text string that matches.

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