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    Unanswered: data extracting characters from words - Microsoft Access or Excrl

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    I have data in a column called "company" it lists 3000 companies along with the company type - whether it is LLC, LP, Corp, etc. The format is like this: Microsoft_LLC_LLC. I want to remove the LLC portion and put it in another column called lets say company type. The problem is that the format is not consistent sometimes there is an extra space or underscore - Any ideas on to how to remove company type from company field? Much appreciated. An Image of example of data set is posted.

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    weejas is offline Grumpy old man (training)
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    Write a query that replaces underscores with spaces, and then from this query extract everything that appears after the last space.
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