Extract numeric value from single cell
I have numeric values within a text string in a single cell. There i
no conformity to the length, or the make-up of the text.
There is only ever 1 numeric value (that may vary in length from 1-
digits long) within the text string.
I have used the find function, but is getting vary messy. Is there
numeric wildcard character I can use.
Im using Excel 2000
Any help would be much appreciate
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