Search And Replace Character With Cell Value

Mar 24, 2014

A1 value: HARD COVER + SCREEN PROTECTOR - IPHONE 5
B1 value: WH

Want to search for the character "-" and replace it with "WH" from B1 Cell

Do this for all $A column

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or
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I know the function of ....

[=IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH("*MAI*",A1)),"MAY",A1)] =

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present - new

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APR - APR
MAI - MAY
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