I am trying to write a micro code to split text which is copied into cell A1 into columns. I can do this fine by going to "data" the "text to Columns" and selecting the places i want to split the text (this is the same for every piece of data i copy in).
The macro works perfectly every time. the problem is that the spreadsheet is shared and i want to protect certain cells on the sheet, when i protect the sheet the recorded macro does not work as the "data", "text to columns" is not available in a protected workbook.
I was just wondering if someone could help me, so i can run a macro to split the text which also allows me to protect cells. In the "text to column" option the "fixed width" (column breaks) i choose are: 4, 25, 34 and 43.
I am having quite a bit of a challenge here and am not able to code to split the text into columns. The text to columns does not work here unfortunately. Below is my situation. In one column that has the contract details I have the data as follows:
Account Manager Jennifer MacFarlane CONSULTING - GENERAL on 20-JUN-13 Function #:176749 Account Manager Janet Bewers CONSULTING - GENERAL on 25-JUL-13 Function #:176878 Account Manager Janet Bewers HEAT STRESS AWARENESS on 27-JUN-13 Function #:176828 Account Manager Janet Bewers TRACTOR SAFETY AWARENESS on 08-AUG-13 Function #:177383
What do I key in to get Account Manager in one column, the name of the person in another column and the one in caps in another column and the date in one column and the function in another column. I tried using left, right and LEN and something is terribly wrong with my logic
I currently working on an excel report that contains a sheet with the following data in one column.
GARLAND CRAIG mr 850 GARLAND CRAIG ms 850 HARTSHORNE JANE mrs 965 ROBINSON RACHEL master 3687
I would like to split the names from the title and the id number and place them in three different columns one for name,the other for title and the third for id number.Is there a formula that could do this.
I have a spreadsheet that uses sql to gather data from our servers. From this data, I use concatenate function to put the data into one cell ready to copy/paste into our sms program. The program will only take 160 characters at a time..
Result I need:
For the cell to split into two/three cells if over 160 characters (and to break after the last complete word), and if appropriate, it needs to say 1of2 at the beginning of the 1st message for example, and 2of2 at the beginning of the second.
You know how you can combine different cells and concatenate their values? Can you reverse that? For Example, I have this value "Yambao, Mikhail P." and I want to break them apart so I can use "Yambao" as a reference value to fill up other information concerning that name.
That's how the data arrives to me. I would like to have another cell display the result (i.e. 10) so I won't need to calculate everything by hand. How can I do this with a formula? I don't want to use text-to-columns, and I'd prefer not to use VBA.
I would like to do a text split for the name only in cells where contains the word "Name". For example: Name A&A Enterprize
Text split function for it is =MID(A1,FIND(" ",A1)+1,255) so it only recognizes A&A Enterprize.
How would I add an IF, Then function (If the any cell contains the word Name, apply the text split function, for cells don't have the word Name, just leave it blank) if i have to do this for a large data file so i dont have to copy this function for every cell that contains the word Name.
I have data in Column A that is from a text file that contains 50,000 rows , this is pipe delimited data that is 300 columns wide. I would like to be able to keep the columns but using the Text to Column functions means that I lose some them.
I was wondering if anyone knew how to separate the text in to 2 sheets, with the first 200 columns in Sheet 1 and the remaining in Sheet 2. The reason I would like to separate the information in to cells is so that I can investigate the data better.
Its not possible to traspose this information as the rows are nearly 50,000 long.
Here is a small sample of what 1 row is like, it not the entire row. Each "|" character represents a break and a new column.
I have several txt files in a folder, say FileA.txt, FileB.txt, etc.
They exceed 1 million rows so I would like to split them, create FileA_1.txt, FileA_2.txt, etc. FileB_1.txt, FileB_2.txt, etc. and store them newly created files in a different location to the original files.
I have a sheet full of names, addresses and phone numbers in one cell like this
Albert Young 16 teststreer 12C..................7888-6338
The name Albert Young is bold. The thing is I would like to split the cell putting the names in another colomn. Then it would be ideal to split the addresses and phone numbers as well. But I have no idea how to split any of these. I scanned this from a phone book, the dots are different on each row.
Once again I return to the brilliant ones on this board. I read the Excel help page for "Split text among columns by using functions". But my parsing task is more advanced than what I could gather from this function.
Here is the contents of cell A1 to be parsed: Pack type,(make selection),Pack A[=4.95],Pack B[=5.95],Pack C[=7.95]
I need to extract 4.95 into cell A2, 5.95 into A3 and 7.95 into A4. How Oh also, I have many variations of that example, and want your solution to work for the variations. So here is another actual cell that I have to be parsed: Qty. discount,(Make Selection),1[=18.95],2 to 4[=17.95],5+[=16.95]
So, each extracted value will always be preceded by = and followed by ]
I got a question regarding a what formula can i use to act like the Split method in programming. I would like if this can be done with a formula not programming cos i am a programmer Basically i got a column full of data in the following format:.dddd.ddddddd.ddddd. Now the number of the "d" can be random in between the dots. So i would like to be able to split the line by looking at the "." .There is one thing though that each line does have 3 or 4 "." characters.
I have a column full of text with most data separated by commas, except sometimes between the commas there is a string, marked by ' ' , which itself contains commas.
For example: 45,'im a string, look at me',67,43,5,'im another string, look at me',78
I try to make excel put all the data into columns, so 'im a string, look at me' will have its own column, instead of being split into two columns. I tried telling excel that the ' character marks strings, but it just removed the apostrophes and kept splitting any string that contained a comma. I tried to use a special delimiter,' but excel didn't allow me to. Does someone have a macro that will do the text to columns for me, or is this possible to do with the regular text to columns feature of excel?
I want to create a 6th column that looks to the columns on the left with data in ti and concatenates all data in the 5 columns and puts it into one cell in the 6th column however put a space between each break of data so that it can be distinguished which bit of data was in what column previously.
The challenge is the new 6th column can only contain 30 characters - When it exceeds 30 characters then create a 7th column and put the rest of data in the 7th column, again the 7th column can only have 30 characters so if exceeds this then put the remaining characters in a 8th column
There will never be more than a total of 90 characters in the original 5 columns so there will only need to be scope for a maximum of 3 additional columns
So for example
Column A had two words in it that totaled 20 characters (the space between the two words is also counted as a character) Column B had two words in it that totaled 20 characters (the space between the two words is also counted as a character) Column C had a word that contained 10 characters Column D had a word that contained 5 characters Column E had a word that contained 10 characters
Then the result would be
Column F would only have the data originally held in Column A (because it can't include Column B's data as this would exceed the 30 characters) Column G would have data that was originally held in column B and column C - with a space between B and C data Column H would have data that was originally held C, D and E - with a space between C, D and E data
Another point to consider is if in one of the orginal 5 columns had say 3 words in it and lets say the 3rd word is the word that exceeds the 30 character limit, then the whole of the third word is to be carried oved to the next new column, I can't have words cut in hlaf with one half in Column 'F' and the other half in Column 'H' for example.
i have cells with city and state in them and i'm trying to separate the one column into two columns. the problem is, i'm trying to keep the city name in one column and the state in the other. some of my cells have two word cities like new albany, or upper arlington. the text to columns feature is separating those cells into 3 columns not 2. is there a way to do this?
example: worthington, oh upper arlington, oh
text to columns splitting upper arlington into 3 different cells because the only delimiter in the cell is a space. i need to keep upper arlington in one cell and oh in another.
I usually copy ready macro from google. And I currently working on a check printing excel for my company to print check. I have googled and extract this macro from an author and place into my excel. But i run into a problem which is, the returned text will exceed the boundaries,
is there a way to spilt the text, lets say from after "dollars " to another appointed cell?