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Aug 18, 2009

This how it looks like, i used this code (see below) to get the amount if there is a word "ins" (martin's code)


it works pretty great, but when things getting better, i've encounter this data: 12,300 ins 09-10 flood

so what i did, is to put another if function, like this: ..

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I have a spread sheet with following:

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Is there a formula that I can use to extract specific information from the original string into columns so I can then concatenate the columns into the information I need to upload? Or is there a better way to do this? The Property Address and Borrower Name are not static sizes so I can't use a formula that counts spaces.

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What I would like to do is extract one column with the date ,one column with the patient forename and one with the patient surname.

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I am trying to extract values from a text string and add them up in Excel 2007. So far i have been successful in extracting the value out of the text string like this - =MID(I6,AD6,3) where AD6 holds the position number in the text string to start from. So it's working OK for one row but i need to do the same thing on multiple rows where the text string can be in different columns and I'd like it to automatically pick up the non-blank cell.

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I don't mind the records being coppied if the process is automated but don't really want to get into macros as writing macros isn't my strong point.

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What I have is a column of data(text) which contains amongst all the text three strings of text in ever cell in the column which I require copying into three adjoining cells

The data I require is :-

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See examples 1 & 2 below

Example 1

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Example 2

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Please provide support to set up Cisco 2691 Router and PIX-506E Firewall to enable external connection of a remote terminal for project work.

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Sample Data:

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CV02 02B
CV02 03
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CV02 01
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CV03 06B
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It is really easier to understand if you look at the analyzed information structure at the example sheet and what I want have in the end at "ideal" or "wanted" sheets.
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