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#1
September 1st 09, 12:14 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
 Julie external usenet poster Posts: 150
split text and numbers into separate cells

Hi everyone
I have a column that has text and numbers (name and phone number) in example
Julie 01264 000000.

I need to be able to split out the telephone number into another column can
anyone help?

Julie
#2
September 1st 09, 12:21 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
 Jacob Skaria external usenet poster Posts: 8,521
split text and numbers into separate cells

Hi Julie

Option1: From menu Data>Text to columns>Space delimiter..

Option2: (If space between name and number) With data in cell A1; in cell B1
enter the formula
=MID(A1,FIND(CHAR(32),A1)+1,LEN(A1))

Option3: Incase you dont have space between name and phone number
Please note that this is an array formula. Within the cell in edit mode (F2)
paste this formula and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter to apply this formula. If
successful in 'Formula Bar' you can notice the curly braces at both ends like
"{=<formula>}"

=MID(A1,MIN(SEARCH({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A1&"01234 56789")),LEN(A1))

If this post helps click Yes
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Jacob Skaria

"Julie" wrote:

> Hi everyone
> I have a column that has text and numbers (name and phone number) in example
> Julie 01264 000000.
>
> I need to be able to split out the telephone number into another column can
> anyone help?
>
>
> Julie

#3
September 1st 09, 12:28 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
 Jacob Skaria external usenet poster Posts: 8,521
split text and numbers into separate cells

A small correction

Option3 is not an array formula..Normal entered...suppose your name is
'Jacob Skaria 1234' the first two options will not work... option3 will work..

=MID(A1,MIN(SEARCH({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A1&"01234 56789")),LEN(A1))

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If this post helps click Yes
---------------
Jacob Skaria

"Jacob Skaria" wrote:

> Hi Julie
>
> Option1: From menu Data>Text to columns>Space delimiter..
>
> Option2: (If space between name and number) With data in cell A1; in cell B1
> enter the formula
> =MID(A1,FIND(CHAR(32),A1)+1,LEN(A1))
>
> Option3: Incase you dont have space between name and phone number
> Please note that this is an array formula. Within the cell in edit mode (F2)
> paste this formula and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter to apply this formula. If
> successful in 'Formula Bar' you can notice the curly braces at both ends like
> "{=<formula>}"
>
> =MID(A1,MIN(SEARCH({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A1&"01234 56789")),LEN(A1))
>
>
> If this post helps click Yes
> ---------------
> Jacob Skaria
>
>
> "Julie" wrote:
>
> > Hi everyone
> > I have a column that has text and numbers (name and phone number) in example
> > Julie 01264 000000.
> >
> > I need to be able to split out the telephone number into another column can
> > anyone help?
> >
> >
> > Julie

#4
September 1st 09, 01:29 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
 Sean Timmons external usenet poster Posts: 1,696
split text and numbers into separate cells

Or, if it's only name and phone #,

=LEFT(A2,FIND(" ",A2)-1)
Gets name

=RIGHT(A2,LEN(A2)-FIND(" ",A2))
Gets Number

"Jacob Skaria" wrote:

> A small correction
>
> Option3 is not an array formula..Normal entered...suppose your name is
> 'Jacob Skaria 1234' the first two options will not work... option3 will work..
>
> =MID(A1,MIN(SEARCH({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A1&"01234 56789")),LEN(A1))
>
> --
> If this post helps click Yes
> ---------------
> Jacob Skaria
>
>
> "Jacob Skaria" wrote:
>
> > Hi Julie
> >
> > Option1: From menu Data>Text to columns>Space delimiter..
> >
> > Option2: (If space between name and number) With data in cell A1; in cell B1
> > enter the formula
> > =MID(A1,FIND(CHAR(32),A1)+1,LEN(A1))
> >
> > Option3: Incase you dont have space between name and phone number
> > Please note that this is an array formula. Within the cell in edit mode (F2)
> > paste this formula and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter to apply this formula. If
> > successful in 'Formula Bar' you can notice the curly braces at both ends like
> > "{=<formula>}"
> >
> > =MID(A1,MIN(SEARCH({0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9},A1&"01234 56789")),LEN(A1))
> >
> >
> > If this post helps click Yes
> > ---------------
> > Jacob Skaria
> >
> >
> > "Julie" wrote:
> >
> > > Hi everyone
> > > I have a column that has text and numbers (name and phone number) in example
> > > Julie 01264 000000.
> > >
> > > I need to be able to split out the telephone number into another column can
> > > anyone help?
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance
> > >
> > > Julie

#5
September 1st 09, 02:20 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
 Ron Rosenfeld external usenet poster Posts: 5,651
split text and numbers into separate cells

On Tue, 1 Sep 2009 04:14:02 -0700, Julie >
wrote:

>Hi everyone
>I have a column that has text and numbers (name and phone number) in example
>Julie 01264 000000.
>
>I need to be able to split out the telephone number into another column can
>anyone help?
>
>
>Julie

So long as there are no digits within the name:

A1: Julie 01264 000000

Name:
=TRIM(LEFT(A1,MIN(SEARCH({1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0},A1& "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0"))-1))

Digits:
=MID(A1,MIN(SEARCH({1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0},A1&"1,2,3 ,4,5,6,7,8,9,0")),99)
--ron

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