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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2012

    Unanswered: Extract text before the space

    Hello all, Good morning.

    I am trying to generate a job number out of some values in columns. Values look like this : 051502-003502 MP

    As you can see that value contains Dash and space. What i am trying to do is capture only the numbers before the space. So it would be 051502-003502.

    How can i do this? I have tried using the Format Function. But its not doing anything. Need some help on this

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Provided Answers: 15
    Left([Column], Instr([Column], " ") - 1)
    Have a nice day!

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