# How To Add Spaces To A Number / Text String With VBA

Aug 10, 2013I need to take 12ABC1234512345 and turn it into 12A BC 12345 12345 with a vba macro. I've made a formula that works but in this situation a macro would be more ideal.

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I am looking for this for some time. Is there any formula (not vba) to count that how many occurances of spaces are in a text string, spaces could be more than one between the words.

How can I enter a number of space in the text file and yhis number is existing in other cell.

Example:

=CONCATENATE(G4," ",I4," ",J4," ",K4," ",L4," ")

the number of spaces is given in other cells.

First space is F1 = 4

Second space is F2 = 8

and so on

I've got a single column worksheet with a varying numbers of characters in each row.

At the end of each row's cell value I must add a 5 char string. Preceding that string I must have enough spaces to make the total length of each row 106 characters.

I've already:Defined and populated the string. Let's call it "strMyString".Established how many rows are in the sheet and stored it in "lngUsedRange"Written the following which cycles through each row establishing how many spaces need to be added:

Dim lngSpacesNeeded As Long

For i = 1 To lngUsedRange

lngSpacesNeeded = 101 - Len(Range("A" & i))

Next i

Now I just need to know what else to put before "Next i" to locate the end of the existing text in the cell and add the number of spaces in "lngSpacesNeeded" then add "strMyString".

I'm trying to speed up the creation of an input file that has a set character length but the inputs have variable lengths. For instance the identifier can have a string length of 7 or 8 depending upon the type.

BTW I've also tried using space(1) as opposed to " " in the loop.

Below is a sample of data I need to extract the 8 digit number:

WO_32092_56228491_575482-113476-WP55

WO_32092_56228491_115130-WP55

WO_32092_56228491_115116-115118/115117-WP55

WO_32092_56228491_291881-318903-WP55

WO_259_56748761

WO_13895_52245652COUNTYRDN-30

WO_17368_51421730-A-ADDPOLEINFIELD

WO_17368_50885431-A-ADDMISSINGPOLE

WO_11021_52350485brock3377

In a spreadsheet, I had set up three columns where:

A: removed first three characters. WO_32092_56228491_115130-WP55 to 32092_56228491_115130-WP55

B: removed up to the _ . 32092_56228491_115130-WP55 to 56228491_115130-WP55

C: captured the first 8 characters left. 56228491_115130-WP55 to 56228491

I am pulling the data into Excel via an ODBC where there is thousands of rows of data. The three column process puts a tremendous strain on the processor.

Is there a formula that will extract the 8 character number without a three step process?

I have a list of English game results with the score and the soccers of the game.

E.g. : [Steinsson 34, Davies 41, Elmander 46; Fuller 91]

As you can see in the excel, what Im trying to do is to find the time i.e which is the numbers in the field and display them seperately onto the cells beside. So what i need is to Find and extract these numbers 34,41,46,91 and paste them just beside cell on the list.

I can use formula but i can only display 1 number, so i think this might require a VBA script.Thanks in advance guys..

I have in a cell a text string and I want to add a number automatically in the following rows. With other words

Product01

Product02

Product03

Etc

Product is a constant

How will I do this I know I can type the numbers and CONCATENATE it with the text part but I am too lazy to type out all the numbers to 1000

I have a list of customers and account numbers contained within a cell. I need a formula if possible that searches from the right of the cell and then returns the all the numbers. e.g.

Arsenal1234Required formula result 1234

Liverpool2456Required formula result2456

Chelsea100564Required formula result100564

I can not use text to columns as they data is not consistant. Also worth noting is that the customer numbers vary fro 1 digit to 9 digits long.

I'm trying to pull a specific 10 digit number from a text string. The ID # is always 10 digits however sometimes there are dates in the data that need to be excluded as well as other numbers such as "I-9". The 10 digit number will always start with 1 or 8. Is there a macro or Formula to extract this data? Please find the example dataset below.

Edit: I should specify I want the "100118416" number from the first cell example or the "800011320" number from the 10th example.

NDM Abxx, Kexxxxx 100118416 2-29-12.pdf

VPG I9 Aberxxxxx, Dexxx 100113048 1-1-12.pdf

I-9 Abxxx, Rexx 100119966 4-5-12.pdf

NDM I9 Achxxxn, Paxx 100119008 3-15-2012.pdf

VPG I-9 Acxxxxx, Toxx 100112782 01-01-12.pdf

[code].....

I want to find a number within a text string, then count the letters in the same string, then add the number to the number of letters.

For example, if I have 9RR in a cell, I want to add 9 + 2 = 11.

The data will always be arranged with the number on the left side of the string.

So, if the number is a single digit, I know I can use left(A1) + len(A1) -1 to get my desired result. But, the trouble I am having is what if there is a double digit number like 10RR...I'm not quite sure how to create a formula (without using VBA) to give me a result of 12 for this cell.

I have been trying a few formulas to return numbers from a string of text. The problem I am having is that there are more than one set of numbers that I need returned.

Here is an example of the text entered in F2

"K2PT bus structure [2 locations] & strain structure South West of L9L12-12 [1 location] / Use #4/0, std, cu conductor, connector Cat ID#10842 at structure leg & connector Cat ID#9655 at #4/0, std, cu gnd loop to connect #4/0, std, cu gnd loop to str leg."

What I need returned in a cell H2 is the numbers beside the Cat ID#

10842, 9655

I tried a Return Right Value formula, but I think because there are more than one possible value it isn't working properly.

I receive a text file daily of between 100 to 50,000 rows. It is a combination of many smaller text files or " records". Each record contains a row containing the name and some particulars . From 1 to 5 rows below that row there may or may not be a row containing the score for that record.

Here is an example of what the rows look like;

4505329 64036593 150090 MS MARY SMITH AB Finished

CRP 3.0 SCORE: 400

From the first row I need to pull out the second string of digits (ex 64036593) and the person's name. From the second row I need to extract the score (400). I would like to copy the three pieces of information to 3 separate columns on another sheet.

Comments

1. the word "Finished" always appears at the end of the row with the name in it but it also appears at the end of every record in it's own row like this;

Finished No Note

2. the strings of digits in the first row can vary in length but there are always 3 of them and they are always seperated by spaces.

I need to extract all the names and scores and put them in a table. If a name is not followed by a score I need to put "no score".

I am looking for a way to add the 123 plus 456 to get 579. I have had some ideas that almost work, but I cannot get rid of the ' .

View 11 Replies View RelatedI need to some spaces to the end of a string to make it up to 36 chars.

The original string can vary in size based on the courier name.

i.e. : business direct invoice 40617 = 29 chars

i.e. : TNT post invoice 4061755 = 24 chars

Can someone point me in the right direction to be able to concat' some spaces on the end to make it up to 36 chars.

Would this be easier done using VB?

I am trying to replace all spaces in a string with an underscore.

I'll be applying a loop to cycle through the whole column in that file. Should be pretty easy..

How can I count the number of gaps (spaces) of a string? (Adding one we have number of words!). I need to save the position of each gap (space) on a array. How can I do it? With InStr()? The variable (string) that i'm working is GlbTargetRange.Value

View 4 Replies View RelatedWe often get spreadsheets from our customer that are formatted with both comma and dash combinations. We would like to only have the comma seperation.

Example:

R1, R2, R3-R5, R30

Result:

R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R30

There is usually only one alpha character but sometimes more. Example: CR1, CR2, CR3-CR5.

The following macro works great if there are no alpha characters. how to solve the alpha/numeric combination?

Function Nums(rng As Range) As String

Dim adnum As Integer, n As Integer, num, Txt As String

num = Split(rng, ",")

[Code]....

Is there a way to extract a phone number out of a string of text. The phone number will always be expressed the same way (eight digits seperated by a space half way through) - 9999 9999. But the text before and after the number is random. Is there a macro to do this on a large scale? The method needs to be applied to hundreds of these strings, each on a new line.

An example of the string of text with the phone number underlined:

Alesdro 0 63PnantCey4281 5919 Aledio daSisaon' Brglry

I have an excel stock price template, where I need the current price to calculate the mid point if the chart.

This is the text I get from the webquery

Underlying stock: SBIN 2699.00 as on Jul 04, 2014 15:30:36 IST

I need a formula to extract the stock price '2699.00' only from this text.

The problems are sometimes its may change to underlying "stock" to "index", SBIN to RELIANCE or TATASTEEL, and the price some times two digit say 16, some times 6 letters say 150.05, or 8 digits say 15160.00

Formula, the text in B1 and need the price at A100.

I would like one formula to remove "5206" from this string. I tried a combination of right/left formulas together, but I could not get it to work.

5032.5206.05816.00040501.0000

I am trying to reference a Name of a place from an order number. To illustrate, University Park, IL can have an order # of 6598641373. The only thing is, all I need to reference is the first four digits, 6598. The other worksheet does not have city and state names, they only have the order #s.

View 10 Replies View RelatedIf 'a' is a string that contains x number of characters, how do I find out what x is (in VBA)?

View 2 Replies View RelatedI am trying to get rid of the spaces at the beginning of text that is the result of a download from a reporting software package. I am using the Trim function but it does not work. It seems that it has something to do with the formatting. The first set of data of the download looks as follows:

SalesSales BreakdownSolenaceousCucurbitsLargeSeedIf I overtype the text in exactly the same way (thus keeping the spaces at the beginning), the trim function works. But this is not a practical solution.

The type of the cells is "2". I have tried copying the data as values to a different workbook but this does not help either.

Formula to match all text and closest number in alphanumeric string

View 1 Replies View RelatedI have a very large spreadsheet and want to count the number of times a particular text string shows up in a column. I can't use autofilter due to the 1000 limit.

Here's an example, Column C contains:

Dan Parker

John Doe

Dan Smith

Jill Smith

So if I search on *Dan*, the function should return a count of 2.

I've used COUNTIF before to return values when the whole cell = a certain value but in my case the cell may have 200 characters and I want to count based on a fuzzy search. I would like to do this in a function and not a macro.

I have a column of cells, each with a with text string that has three possible formats where I want to extract the total number of seconds.

The three formats are:

nnn hrs nn min nn sec (example: 1 hrs 42 min 58 sec)

or

nn min nn sec (example: 55 min 1 sec)

or

nn sec (example: 10 sec)

The result I want is a numeric value of the total number of seconds in the text string.

For example a text string of: 1 hrs 42 min 58 sec

Should give the result: (1 x 3600) + (42 x 60) + 58 = 6,178

Imagine that I have this list of thousands of customers, who are listed in column B in the format "customer no+space+customer name".

Now I want to extract ONLY the customer no from the text string in column B and insert it as number value in column A on the same row.

Would have been easy with "Left" command, but as the customer numbers have variable length, I have a problem.

I have a spreadsheet with a couple of hundred rows on each tab that looks like this: A1: #1 PENROSE TIJUANA MAMA PCH 2620039190 665794 12.00 CT 1 Front 1 1 1. The only constant is the 10 digit number followed by the 6 digit number in the middle and I want to use it to parse the text string. I want the output to be everything prior to the 10 digit number in A1, the 10 digit number in B1, the 6 digit number in c1 and everything else in D1 and so on through the rows.

View 4 Replies View RelatedIs there a formula that will add a number, in sequence, to the end of a text string to avoid duplicates?

I need to generate an ID number for transactions. This ID number is the Account Code-Last Two #s of the Year-Unique 3-Digit Number. So for instance, 5022-14-001 means it is the first transaction from account 5022 in the year 2014.

Column A has the Account Codes. Column B has the date of the transaction in MM/DD/YYYY format. So far the formula I have is:

=CONCATENATE(A1,"-",RIGHT(YEAR(B2),2),"-",TEXT(????,"000"))

With ???? being some function or set of nesting functions I need to create the sequential number. It needs to be able to say "Okay, this is the third instance of there being a 5022-14, so we need to stick -003 at the end of this."

Additionally, this "003" needs to be frozen, so if we change how the sheet is sorted and the line item moves around, it will still always be "003".

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