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I have a several hundred rows of data that are telephone line type, number and user name all concatenated. This is the way the data arrives. I need to extract the number and user name into 2 separate columns - I do not need the phone type. Is there a formula that can identify numbers within text. I can't use Text to Columns as the leading telephone line type varies and I don't want to use VBA to do the work. There are at least 10 different line types, example of some:

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P PHONE (TELSTRA) 0744074159 B WILLIAMS
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PRIVATE LINE (VGDL) VOICE LINK N7563069P P BLACK
PRIVATE LINE 2 WIRE PREMIUM (PAPL) N70079 FITZGIBBON G
PRIVATE LINE 4 WIRE PREMIUM (PAPL) N70335 SUBS SSKLB

Can this be done or will I have to resort to code.

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