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 Aditya external usenet poster First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: Feb 2007 Posts: 54 custom validation with number & text

how can i write formula for custom validation for a cell like this.

first 3 digit shoulg be a number, next digit should be a text then next 6
digit should be number.

e.g. 126P151008

 Gary''s Student external usenet poster First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: Jul 2006 Posts: 11,058 custom validation with number & text

=AND(NOT(ISERROR(LEFT(A1,3)+RIGHT(A1,6))), ISERROR(MID(A1,4,1)+0))

the trick is that we can test if a set of characters is a number by adding
zero to it and see if we get and error.
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Gary''s Student - gsnu200854

how can i write formula for custom validation for a cell like this.

first 3 digit shoulg be a number, next digit should be a text then next 6
digit should be number.

e.g. 126P151008

 RagDyeR external usenet poster First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: Jul 2006 Posts: 3,572 custom validation with number & text

I think you'll need a length verification.

Otherwise, your formula would accept this:

126PQR151008

Such as:

=AND(LEN(A1)=10,ISNUMBER(--LEFT(A1,3)),ISNUMBER(--RIGHT(A1,6)),ISERR(--MID(A
1,4,1)))
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Regards,

RD

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"Gary''s Student" wrote in message
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=AND(NOT(ISERROR(LEFT(A1,3)+RIGHT(A1,6))), ISERROR(MID(A1,4,1)+0))

the trick is that we can test if a set of characters is a number by adding
zero to it and see if we get and error.
--
Gary''s Student - gsnu200854

how can i write formula for custom validation for a cell like this.

first 3 digit shoulg be a number, next digit should be a text then next

6
digit should be number.

e.g. 126P151008

 T. Valko external usenet poster First recorded activity by ExcelBanter: Nov 2006 Posts: 15,768 custom validation with number & text

That'll accept entries like:

-00?1.1E10

I think the OP needs to better define this portion:

next digit should be a text

I'm pretty sure they mean a letter from A-Z but does case matter?

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Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"Ragdyer" wrote in message
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I think you'll need a length verification.

Otherwise, your formula would accept this:

126PQR151008

Such as:

=AND(LEN(A1)=10,ISNUMBER(--LEFT(A1,3)),ISNUMBER(--RIGHT(A1,6)),ISERR(--MID(A
1,4,1)))
--
Regards,

RD

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"Gary''s Student" wrote in
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=AND(NOT(ISERROR(LEFT(A1,3)+RIGHT(A1,6))), ISERROR(MID(A1,4,1)+0))

the trick is that we can test if a set of characters is a number by
zero to it and see if we get and error.
--
Gary''s Student - gsnu200854

how can i write formula for custom validation for a cell like this.

first 3 digit shoulg be a number, next digit should be a text then next

6
digit should be number.

e.g. 126P151008

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