Formula To Trim And Adjust Data

May 1, 2014

In need of a formula to trim data:


* 5 Extravagant Mak (nz) (100) Need the number plus a dot then space then the name, then minus everything after the name, so this would now read 5. Extravagant Mak thats 5dot space Extravagant Mak
11 Frisbee (100) This one would become 11. Frisbee thats 11dot space Frisbee

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I have come up with this to Trim all of the data from rows 2:30 removing any trailing spaces after the last word in each cell. The macro takes a couple of minutes to run have I got something wrong that is making it run slowly or does the Trim process just take longer?

Dim myRange As Range
Dim myRow As Range
Set myRange = Range("2:30")
If myRange Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
Application. ScreenUpdating = False
myRange.Replace What:=Chr(160), Replacement:=Chr(32), _
LookAt:=xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False
For Each myRow In myRange.Columns
If Application. CountA(myRow) > 0 Then
myRow.TextToColumns Destination:=myRow(1), _
DataType:=xlFixedWidth, FieldInfo:=Array(0, 1)
End If
Next myRow
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

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For example:
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