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Jul 31, 2007

I have a value that is bracketed and I just want the number extracted to another cell.

I've shown three part lines of the data I need to extract from.

Cd56.5,(53.5),1:34.16,(36.22),
53.0,(53.0),1:36.32,(37.36),6/1,
-2.0,(54.0),1:59.26,(36.52),9/1,

The values I need are 53.5 from line one-53.0 from line two & 54.0 from line three.

As you can see they don't always sit in the same column.



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