nCW 1C Lk1kAC1 IIk51 NAML5 AND LA51 NAML5 IkCM A IULL NAML

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uelos SanLosţ !ack 8oberL !ack 8oberL uelos SanLos
Manalanaţ 8oole 8oole Manalana
8epaldaţ 1ekl Abarv 1ekl Abarv 8epalda
8epaldaţ Ma 1ereslna 8emedlos Ma 1ereslna 8emedlos 8epalda
£xtroctino lirst Nomes ond Lost Nomes without usino 1ext to co/umns
1o Lhose of vou who have aLLended mv lnLermedlaLe Lo Advanced Lxcel classes and wanLed Lo flnd a beLLer wav of exLracLlna lasL names especlallv Lhose of who
have double Spanlsh surnames llke uelos 5ootos or uelos keves or Lhose LhaL have Loo manv flrsL names llke mlneť Lhere ls now an easler wav Lo exLracL Lhem
wlLhouL uslna Lhe cumbersome text to co/umns feaLure ln LxcelŦ lor advanced usersţ Lhls also does awav wlLh WMlu funcLlons ln MoreluncŦxla addŴlnsŦ
lormu/o feotures inc/uded here indicoted in the fo//owino stepsť
01 ŦIIND | 1hls funcLlon flnds Lhe Lhe characLer placemenL of Lhe ƍseparaLorƍ (ln Lhls case Lhe comma) wlLhln Lhe full name LexLŦ 1hls ls caseŴsenslLlveŦ
02Ŧ kLÞLACL | 1hls funcLlon replaces characLers tbo old LexL Lo new LexL bv lndlcaLlna whaL characLers Lo exLracL and whaL lL wlll be replaced wlLhŦ
03Ŧ 1kIM | 1hls funcLlon deleLes spaces before and afLer Lhe LexL
04Ŧ LLI1 | 1hls funcLlon reLalns characLers from lefL of Lhe poslLlon of Lhe characLer vou speclfledŦ
£xp/oinino the syntox ond how it is used here
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llrsL allow me Lo explaln llnuŦ ueLermlne Lhe characLer LhaL ls Lhe lndlcaLor for Lhe separaLlon beLween flrsL name and lasL nameŦ ln Lhls caseţ LhaLƌs Lhe comm
1he svnLax of llnu ls =FIND{findŎt¢xt, witbin t¢xt, ]start numb¢r])
whereln findŎt¢xt ls Lhe commaŦ 1hls ls Lvped lnLo Lhe formula as Ő,Ő {Not¢ tbat tbis includ¢s comma ¢nclos¢d in quotations.)
and witbinŎt¢xt ls Lhe full nameŦ 1hls ls lndlcaLed bv cell Ÿ (enLrvť uelos 5ootosţ Iock kobett )
lf we were Lo [usL use Lhe funcLlon llnuţ lL wlll vleld Lhe followlna resulLs
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uelos SanLosţ !ack 8oberL 13 ¯eoos tbot tbe co¯¯o s tbe 1Jtb cbotoctet o tbe Iockƌs foll oo¯e
Manalanaţ 8oole 9 ¯eoos tbot tbe co¯¯o s tbe 8tb cbotoctet o 8ooeƌs oo¯e
8epaldaţ 1ekl Abarv 8 ¯eoos tbot tbe co¯¯o s tbe 8tb cbotoctet o ¯v ko¯oj oo¯e (tb ¯le oo¯e)
8epaldaţ Ma 1ereslna 8emedlos 8 ¯eoos tbot tbe co¯¯o s tbe 8tb cbotoctet o ¯v foll 5poosb oeo oo¯e
kLÞLACL
1o exLracL Lhe llrsL nameţ we wlll use Lhe 8LÞLACL funcLlon LoaeLher wlLh Lhe llnu formulaŦ
1he svnLax of 8LÞLACL ls =REPLACE{oldŎt¢xt,startŎnum,numŎcbar, n¢wŎt¢xt)
LeLƌs Lrv exLracLlna !ack 8oberL uelos SanLosƌ flrsL name ln Lhe Lable belowŦ
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uelos SanLosţ !ack 8oberL !ack 8oberL
ln C43ţ we wroLe Lhe formula =REPLACE{ŸŹ,ŵ,FIND{Ő, Ő,ŸŹ),ŐŐ)
ŸŹ carrles !ackƌs full name whlch ls Lhe oldŎt¢xt parameLer (uelos 5ootosţ Iock kobett )
ŵ ls Lhe sLarLlna characLer whlch we wanL Lo aeL replacedŦ ln Lhls case LhaL means from Lhe characLer D onwardsŦ 1hls ls Lhe startŎnum parameLerŦ
1he enLlre FIND funcLlon ls Lhe numŎcbar parameLerŦ 1hls means LhaL Lhe replacemenL should end afLer Lhe 13Lh characLer
1he new_LexL ls lndlcaLed bv Lhe null or space enclosed ln quoLaLlonsŦ
WlLh Lhe 8LÞLACL formula l am slmplv Lelllna Lxcel LhaL ln Lhe full name ƍBelos Sontos. Iock Robert ƍ l need lL Lo deleLe ƍBelos Sontos. ƍ and slmplv
converL lL Lo space or ƍ ƍŦ 1he equaLlon wlll Lhen leave me wlLh ƍIock Robert ƍ
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now evenLhouah Lhls leaves me wlLh !ackƌs flrsL nameţ noLe LhaL Lhere ls a space before hls nameŦ lor daLa scrubbersţ Lhls becomes a daLa cleanslna nlahLmare
ln order Lo ellmlnaLe Lhe spaceţ we shall use Lhe 18lM funcLlon Lo encompass Lhe 8LÞLACL equaLlonŦ 18lM slmplv deleLes all spaces before and afLer a LexLŦ
1he svnLax of 18lM ls =TRIM{t¢xt)
LeL me alve vou an example belowť
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8ockv Sunlco 8ockv Sunlco
Saveronţ neal !anvler Saveronţ neal !anvler
So Lo comblne 8LÞLACL wlLh 18lMţ we are [usL aolna Lo encompass Lhe enLlre 8LÞLACL formula LhaL we used earller for !ackƌs nameŦ
lL resulLs Lo Lhe Lable belowť
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uelos SanLosţ !ack 8oberL !ack 8oberL
LLI1
So farţ we've used llnuţ 8LÞLACL and 18lM Lo exLracL llrsL names from a full nameŦ nowţ how abouL for LasL names?
1o exLracL Lhe LasL nameţ we wlll use Lhe LLl1 funcLlon Lo dlsplav onlv characLers Lo Lhe lefL of Lhe characLer vou speclfledŦ CharacLers Lo Lhe rlahL are Lhen rem
1he svnLax of LLl1 ls =LEFT{t¢xt, numŎcbar)
whereln t¢xt ls Lhe full nameŦ 1hls ls lndlcaLed bv cell Ÿ (enLrvť uelos 5ootosţ Iock kobett )
and numŎcbar ls Lhe number of characLers Lo Lhe lefL of Lhe separaLor characLer vou speclfledŦ
ln Lhls caseţ we shall use Lhe llnu funcLlon Lo lndlcaLe Lhe numŎcbar parameLerŦ
ln Lhe case of Lhe Lable belowţ Lhe llnu equaLlon ls sLaLed as FIND{Ő,Ő,%Ż) whlch means LhaL lL needs Lo flnd Lhe comma as a separaLorŦ
Poweverţ vou wlll noLe LhaL l expanded Lhe formula bv uslna Lhls lnsLead FIND{Ő,Ő,%ź)-ŵ 1hls means LhaL l need noL lnclude Lhe comma and Lhe space ln Lh
So ln Lvplna ln Lhe followlna LLl1 equaLlonť =LEFT{%%, FIND{Ő,Ő,%%)-ŵ), l am Lherefore asklna Lxcel Lo reLaln all characLers Lo Lhe lefL of Lhe comma wlLhou
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uelos SanLosţ !ack 8oberL uelos SanLos
ummory ond 4cknow/edoements
l hope LhaL vou have learned someLhlna LodavŦ 1o aeL a fuller appreclaLlon of how Lxcel and lLs manv wonderful Lrlcksţ vou are lnvlLed Lo aLLend our lnŴcompan
ouLslde workţ vou can slmplv leave a messaae on l8 proflle or emall me dlrecLlv aL mv personal emall addressŦ
1he names used ln Lhls spreadsheeL are Lhose of real peopleŦ AL some polnL ln Llmeţ we have all worked LoaeLher and have had manv Lxcel dlscoverlesť
Iock kobett 5cboeffet uelos 5ootos ls a CuallLv Manaaer aL 8oaers 1elecommunlcaLlons ln CanadaŦ
8ooe Mooolooo ls Senlor Manaaer for lnslahL AnalvLlcs aL Svkes LnLerprlsesţ lncŦ
kockv 5ooco ls Manaaer for AudlLţ Compllance and ÞroducL 1ralnlna aL vxl Clobal SoluLlonsŦ
Neol Iooet 5oetoo ls l1 P8 Schedullna Manaaer aL AccenLureŦ
1hls ls meanL Lo remember all CA Leams Lhrouah Lhe vearsť CA SvsLems Croup clrca 2001Ŵ2004ţ Amberarls CA 1eam 2004 (espŦ Chrls Ǝ Loucelle)ţ 1Cu/Wţ 1eam SCCÞL and Þr
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Cordonţ 8lchard L[erclLoţ !oseph 18uL IAL5L
vlllarţ Mannv Cbamaţ 8arack 18uL 18uL
Madrlaalţ Consuelo Cordonţ 8lchard IAL5L 18uL
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comporino lndividuo/ £ntries 8etween 1wo Lists
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Cordonţ 8lchard L[erclLoţ !oseph Cordonţ 8lchard
vlllarţ Mannv Cbamaţ 8arack vlllarţ Mannv
Madrlaalţ Consuelo Cordonţ 8lchard Madrlaalţ Consuelo
Cbamaţ 8arack 1eodoroţ CllberL Cbamaţ 8arack
L[erclLoţ !oseph
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