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Extract City, State and Pin code from an address string

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For a lot of Excel users, a common problem is to extract City, State and Pin Code from an address string.  What compounds the issue is that there is no standardisation in an address string.  For e.g., one may end the address with a Pin code, while others may end it with a State and Country.  […]

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Extract specific number of characters from an alphanumeric string without breaking any word

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When downloading data from an ERP into Excel, a Remarks column has entries which can be as lengthy as 300 characters per cell.  Before uploading this data into another database, entries in the Remarks column need to be split into multiple cells of upto 50 characters per cell.  Furthermore, when splitting data into multiple cells, it should […]

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Remove special characters and numbers from an alphanumeric string

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Hi, Assume the following alphanumeric strings in range A3:A6 A-2222 Mohan 12-4 #$% Singh$%&*** **** Sanchit #$% Pal$%&*** $^%$^$ Sudhir #$% Si$$$ngh$%&*** #@234 Krishan #$% Oman$%&*** In range B3:B6, one may want to extract only the text values i.e. drop special characters and numbers from the values in range A3:A6.  In range B3:B6, the result […]

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Determine stock transfer from multiple locations

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The objective is to determine the quantity of stock (of a particular type) to be transferred from “Stock surplus” locations to “Stock deficient” ones.  If all the requirements cannot be met from one location, tap other locations.  The final output should show the location from where stock is being transferred.  Furthermore the order of determining […]

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