Excel LEFT - Free Excel Tutorial - Part 2

Removing Salutation from Name

This post will guide you how to remove salutations from names in the range of cells in excel. How do I remove the salutation from the names cells with formula in Excel. For example, if you have name salutations and you want to remove those salutations from name strings in excel, how to achieve it…. read more »

Sorting IP Address

This post will guide you how to sort IP address in your worksheet. How do I sort IP address with an excel formula. How to sort IP address with Text To Columns feature in excel. Sort IP Address with Formula Assuming that you have an IP list of data in the range of cells B1:B5,… read more »

Split Text and Numbers

This post will guide you how to separate text and numbers from one cell in excel. How do I extract numbers from text string with formulas in Excel. Split Text and Numbers with Formula If you want to split text and numbers from one cell into two different cells, you can use a formula based… read more »

Highlight Rows

This post will teach you how to highlight rows in a table with conditional formatting in Excel. You will learn that how to change the color of the entire rows if the value of cells in a specified column meets your conditions, such as, if the value of cells is equal to or greater than… read more »

How to Count Spaces before the Text String

This post will guide you how to count the number of spaces before the text string in a cell in Excel. How to count the leading spaces before the text string in one cell with formula in excel. How do I create an excel formula that counts the number of spaces before the text string…. read more »

How to Check If the First Letter is capitalized

This post explains that how to check if the first letter in a cell is capitalized or not in excel. How to write an excel Macro to check if the first letter in a specified cell is capitalized or not. How to test if the first letter in a table cell is capitalized with VBA… read more »

Split full name to first and last name

This post will guide you how to split the full name to the first name and last name in the different cells in excel. How to create an excel formula to split the full name to first name and last name. How to get the middle name from the full name string using a formula…. read more »

How to remove first and last characters from text string

This post will guide you how to remove the first character from a text string using excel formula. How to remove the last character from string in Excel. How to remove the first x number of characters from a text string. How to delete the last x number of characters from string. Remove First Character… read more »

How to get first word from text string

This post will guide you how to extract the first word from a text string in excel. How to get the first word in a text using excel formula. Get First word If you want to extract the first word from a text string in a cell, you can use a combination of the IF… read more »

How to replace all characters before the first specific character

This post will guide you how to replace all characters before the first match of a specific character with a new text string in excel. How to replace substring before the first occurrence of the comma character with another substring in a text string using excel formula. Replace all characters before a specific character If… read more »

How to remove text after a specific character

We talked that how to remove all characters before the first match of the comma character in the previous post. And this post will teach you how to remove text after the first occurrence of the comma character in a text string in excel. Remove text after a specific character If you want to remove… read more »

How to extract text before first comma or space

This post explains that how to extract a substring before the first specific character, such as: comma or space character. How to get text before the first comma in a text string using a formula in excel. Extract text before first comma or space If you want to extract text before the first comma or… read more »

How to extract word that starting with a specific character

This post will guide you how to extract a word that starts with a specific character in excel. Extract word that starting with a specific character For example, Assuming that you have a text string that contains email address in Cell B1, and if you want to extract word that begins with a specific character… read more »

How to Convet Text Date dd/mm/yy to mm/dd/yyyy as Date Format

This post explains that how to convert text date in the format dd/mm/yy to the standard date format mm/dd/yyyy in excel. How to change dates in text format dd/mm/yy to mm/dd/yyyy as date format in excel 2013. Convet Text dd/mm/yy to mm/dd/yyyy as Date Format If you want to convert dates in the text format… read more »

Get First Name From Full Name

This post explains how to extract the First name from full name using excel formula. If you want to get the first name from a full name list in Column B, you can use the FIND function within LEFT function in excel. The generic formula is as follows: =LEFT(B1,FIND(” “,B1)-1) The full name is separated… read more »

Get Path and Workbook name only

Generally, the Cell function returns the full file name contain workbook and worksheet name and it is absolute path. If you want to get the workbook name and its path only without worksheet name, you can use a combination of the SUBSTITUTE function, the LEFT function, the CELL function and the FIND function. =SUBSTITUTE( LEFT(… read more »

Split Text and Numbers in Excel

This post explains how to split text and numbers in excel, or how to extract the text characters from another strings with text and numbers combined. Split Text and Numbers If you want to split text and numbers, you can run the following excel formula that use the MIN function, FIND function and the LEN… read more »

Split Text String by Line Break in Excel

In the previous post, we talked that how to split text string by a specified character in excel. And this post will guide you how to split text string by Line Break character. The difference is that you can type the line break character directly in the FIND function and you have to use the… read more »

Split Text String by Specified Character in Excel

This post explains how to split text string by a specified character (such as: comma, space, dash, slash, etc.) using FIND function within other functions in excel. And you will learn that how to extract part of characters to the left of a specified character in one cell. Split Text String by Specified Character When… read more »

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