LEFT, RIGHT and FIND

Strings and things Think spreadsheets and you normally think numbers. However they are good at many processing tasks including text processing. Here we use a simple example from by Sumit Bansal in trumpexcel.com, extracting the first word from a cell. The article...

Before Modelling …

Developing spreadsheets involves is a balancing act between how much you express in formulae within a single cell and how much you break-up formulae across a number of cells. In many cases a single formula captures much of what needs to be computed, but it is so...