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Default Removing vowels from words...

How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
google, excell, macro,... and the result in another row is ggl, xcll,
mcr,... Thanks.
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  1. In a new column next to the column with the words you want to remove vowels from, enter the following formula in the first cell:
    Formula:
    =SUBSTITUTE(LOWER(A1),"a",""
  2. Press Enter to apply the formula to the cell.
  3. Copy the formula down to the rest of the cells in the column by clicking and dragging the bottom right corner of the cell down.
  4. The formula will remove all instances of the letter "a" from the word in cell A1 and return the result in the new column. To remove all vowels, you can repeat the formula for each vowel (a, e, i, o, u) and combine them using the & operator.
  5. Once you have the formula for each vowel, you can combine them into one formula like this:
    Formula:
    =SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(LOWER(A1),"a",""),"e",""),"i",""),"o",""),"u",""
  6. Copy the combined formula down to the rest of the cells in the column to remove all vowels from each word.
  7. Finally, you can copy the results and paste them into a new row or column to have them in a separate location.

That's it! You should now have a new row or column with the words from the original column, but with all vowels removed.
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Default Removing vowels from words...

Maybe this function can help you:

'------------------------------------------------------
Function removeVowel(VowelWord As String) As String

Dim NoVowelWord As String

For L = Len(VowelWord) To 1 Step -1
If Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "a" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "e" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "i" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "o" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "u" Then
Else
NoVowelWord = Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) & NoVowelWord
End If
Next L

removeVowel = NoVowelWord

End Function
'------------------------------------------------------

It returns the word without vowels

Cheers Carlo

On Dec 19, 4:35 pm, wrote:
How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
google, excell, macro,... and the result in another row is ggl, xcll,
mcr,... Thanks.


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On 19 Dec, 07:43, carlo wrote:
Maybe this function can help you:

'------------------------------------------------------
Function removeVowel(VowelWord As String) As String

Dim NoVowelWord As String

For L = Len(VowelWord) To 1 Step -1
If Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "a" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "e" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "i" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "o" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "u" Then
Else
NoVowelWord = Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) & NoVowelWord
End If
Next L

removeVowel = NoVowelWord

End Function
'------------------------------------------------------

It returns the word without vowels

Cheers Carlo

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How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
google, excell, macro,... and the result in another row is ggl, xcll,
mcr,... Thanks.



Why is the loop stepping backwards?
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no VBA

=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBST ITUTE(A1,"a",""),"e",""),"I",""),"o",""),"u","")

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How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
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mcr,... Thanks.





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If he didn't go backwards, that code would reverse the text, so you would
get __rcm ,llx ,lgg__ instead of __ggl, xcll, mcr__

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HTH

Bob

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On 19 Dec, 07:43, carlo wrote:
Maybe this function can help you:

'------------------------------------------------------
Function removeVowel(VowelWord As String) As String

Dim NoVowelWord As String

For L = Len(VowelWord) To 1 Step -1
If Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "a" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "e" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "i" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "o" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "u" Then
Else
NoVowelWord = Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) & NoVowelWord
End If
Next L

removeVowel = NoVowelWord

End Function
'------------------------------------------------------

It returns the word without vowels

Cheers Carlo

On Dec 19, 4:35 pm, wrote:

How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
google, excell, macro,... and the result in another row is ggl, xcll,
mcr,... Thanks.



Why is the loop stepping backwards?



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On 19 Dec, 09:42, "Bob Phillips" wrote:
If he didn't go backwards, that code would reverse the text, so you would
get __rcm ,llx ,lgg__ instead of __ggl, xcll, mcr__

--
HTH

Bob

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On 19 Dec, 07:43, carlo wrote:
Maybe this function can help you:


'------------------------------------------------------
Function removeVowel(VowelWord As String) As String


Dim NoVowelWord As String


For L = Len(VowelWord) To 1 Step -1
If Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "a" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "e" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "i" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "o" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "u" Then
Else
NoVowelWord = Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) & NoVowelWord
End If
Next L


removeVowel = NoVowelWord


End Function
'------------------------------------------------------


It returns the word without vowels


Cheers Carlo


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How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
google, excell, macro,... and the result in another row is ggl, xcll,
mcr,... Thanks.


Why is the loop stepping backwards?


Only because he is appending to the output string backwards too. Just
seems a bit odd.

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Default Removing vowels from words...

Just to add to Bob's formula.

=substitute() is case sensitive (and I bet autocorrect changed his i to I <bg).

Another alternative:

=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBST ITUTE(LOWER(A1),
"a",""),"e",""),"i",""),"o",""),"u","")





Bob Phillips wrote:

no VBA

=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBST ITUTE(A1,"a",""),"e",""),"I",""),"o",""),"u","")

--
HTH

Bob

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How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
google, excell, macro,... and the result in another row is ggl, xcll,
mcr,... Thanks.


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Default Removing vowels from words...

Hi Guys,

just to add a comment to my code in regards to backstepping.
I first had a total different approach, which was total crap, that's
where the backward steps are coming from. Obviously it works as well
if you go the other way around, didn't realize that though until I saw
your post :)

Here's the forward version, although the other one should work fine:

'------------------------------------------------------
Function removeVowel(VowelWord As String) As String

Dim NoVowelWord As String

For L = 1 to Len(VowelWord)
If Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "a" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "e" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "i" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "o" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "u" Then
Else
NoVowelWord = NoVowelWord & Mid(VowelWord, L, 1)
End If
Next L

removeVowel = NoVowelWord

End Function
'------------------------------------------------------

cheers carlo

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Just to add to Bob's formula.

=substitute() is case sensitive (and I bet autocorrect changed his i to I <bg).

Another alternative:

=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBST ITUTE(LOWER(A1),
"a",""),"e",""),"i",""),"o",""),"u","")





Bob Phillips wrote:

no VBA


=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBST ITUTE(A1,"a",""),"e",""),-"I",""),"o",""),"u","")


--
HTH


Bob


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How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
google, excell, macro,... and the result in another row is ggl, xcll,
mcr,... Thanks.


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On 20 Dec, 00:29, carlo wrote:
Hi Guys,

just to add a comment to my code in regards to backstepping.
I first had a total different approach, which was total crap, that's
where the backward steps are coming from. Obviously it works as well
if you go the other way around, didn't realize that though until I saw
your post :)

Here's the forward version, although the other one should work fine:

'------------------------------------------------------
Function removeVowel(VowelWord As String) As String

Dim NoVowelWord As String

For L = 1 to Len(VowelWord)
If Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "a" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "e" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "i" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "o" Or _
Mid(VowelWord, L, 1) = "u" Then
Else
NoVowelWord = NoVowelWord & Mid(VowelWord, L, 1)
End If
Next L

removeVowel = NoVowelWord

End Function
'------------------------------------------------------

cheers carlo

On Dec 20, 12:36 am, Dave Peterson wrote:

Just to add to Bob's formula.


=substitute() is case sensitive (and I bet autocorrect changed his i to I <bg).


Another alternative:


=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBST ITUTE(LOWER(A1),
"a",""),"e",""),"i",""),"o",""),"u","")


Bob Phillips wrote:


no VBA


=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBST ITUTE(A1,"a",""),"e",""),-"I",""),"o",""),"u","")


--
HTH


Bob


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wrote in message
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How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
google, excell, macro,... and the result in another row is ggl, xcll,
mcr,... Thanks.


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This is fun, just seeing everyone's personal approach to this macro,.
Mine would be;


Public Function novowels(ByVal txt As String)

If txt = "" Then Exit Function

For l = 1 To Len(txt)
Select Case LCase(Mid(txt, l, 1))

Case "a", "e", "i", "o", "u"

Case Else
novowels = novowels & Mid(txt, l, 1)
End Select

Next l


End Function


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There was no i in the example <g

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Just to add to Bob's formula.

=substitute() is case sensitive (and I bet autocorrect changed his i to I
<bg).

Another alternative:

=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBST ITUTE(LOWER(A1),
"a",""),"e",""),"i",""),"o",""),"u","")





Bob Phillips wrote:

no VBA

=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBST ITUTE(A1,"a",""),"e",""),"I",""),"o",""),"u","")

--
HTH

Bob

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addy)

wrote in message
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How to remove vowels from words? Fpr example, in one row we have
google, excell, macro,... and the result in another row is ggl, xcll,
mcr,... Thanks.


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That sounds like a sign in every lockerroom I've ever seen:

There is no I in TEAM.

(But there is a ME, but it's out of order <vbg.)

Bob Phillips wrote:

There was no i in the example <g

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There's also MEAT in it....but that's a whole different story :D

On Dec 20, 11:48*pm, Dave Peterson wrote:
That sounds like a sign in every lockerroom I've ever seen:

There is no I in TEAM.

(But there is a ME, but it's out of order <vbg.)

Bob Phillips wrote:

There was no i in the example <g


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On Dec 21, 2:42*am, carlo wrote:
There's also MEAT in it....but that's a whole different story :D

On Dec 20, 11:48*pm, Dave Peterson wrote:



That sounds like a sign in every lockerroom I've ever seen:


There is no I in TEAM.


(But there is a ME, but it's out of order <vbg.)


Bob Phillips wrote:


There was no i in the example <g


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Is Y not a vowel? It is in the danish language :S


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On Fri, 21 Dec 2007 00:18:39 -0800 (PST), TFriis wrote:

Is Y not a vowel? It is in the danish language :S


In English, sometimes it is, and sometimes not.


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In German Y is not a Vowel. (As far as i'm concerned)

Cheers

Carlo

On Dec 21, 9:06*pm, Ron Rosenfeld wrote:
On Fri, 21 Dec 2007 00:18:39 -0800 (PST), TFriis wrote:
Is Y not a vowel? It is in the danish language :S


In English, sometimes it is, and sometimes not.

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