#### Fix the order of the last name and first name

```How do I fix the order of the names, when the last name is first and the
first name is second, separated by a comma.
```
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Zami (6)
12/15/2004 5:05:03 AM
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```Hi!

What order do you want them in?

Biff

>-----Original Message-----
>How do I fix the order of the names, when the last name
is first and the
>first name is second, separated by a comma.
>.
>
```
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biffinpitt (3172)
12/15/2004 5:45:11 AM
```Hi
try
=TRIM(MID(A1,FIND(",",A1)+1,255)) & " " & TRIM(LEFT(A1,FIND(",",A1)-1))

--
Regards
Frank Kabel
Frankfurt, Germany

Zami wrote:
> How do I fix the order of the names, when the last name is first and
> the first name is second, separated by a comma.

```
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frank.kabel (11126)
12/15/2004 7:56:09 AM
```Zami,

Another formula option in addtion to Frank's . . .

=MID(TRIM(H38),FIND(" ",TRIM(H38),1)+1,LEN(TRIM(H38)))&"
"&LEFT(TRIM(H38),(FIND(",",TRIM(H38))-1))

turns "Bowman, Frank" into "Frank Bowman".

----
Regards,
John Mansfield
http://www.pdbook.com

"Zami" wrote:

> How do I fix the order of the names, when the last name is first and the
> first name is second, separated by a comma.
```
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12/15/2004 7:37:02 PM
```Thank you...

"Biff" wrote:

> Hi!
>
> What order do you want them in?
>
> Biff
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >How do I fix the order of the names, when the last name
> is first and the
> >first name is second, separated by a comma.
> >.
> >
>
```
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Zami (6)
12/16/2004 5:25:01 AM
```I want first name then last name

"Biff" wrote:

> Hi!
>
> What order do you want them in?
>
> Biff
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >How do I fix the order of the names, when the last name
> is first and the
> >first name is second, separated by a comma.
> >.
> >
>
```
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Zami (6)
12/16/2004 5:25:04 AM
```
"Frank Kabel" wrote:

> Hi
> try
> =TRIM(MID(A1,FIND(",",A1)+1,255)) & " " & TRIM(LEFT(A1,FIND(",",A1)-1))
>
> --
> Regards
> Frank Kabel
> Frankfurt, Germany
>
> Zami wrote:
> > How do I fix the order of the names, when the last name is first and
> > the first name is second, separated by a comma.
>
>
>
```
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Zami (6)
12/16/2004 5:27:01 AM
```Thank you I'll try that...

"Frank Kabel" wrote:

> Hi
> try
> =TRIM(MID(A1,FIND(",",A1)+1,255)) & " " & TRIM(LEFT(A1,FIND(",",A1)-1))
>
> --
> Regards
> Frank Kabel
> Frankfurt, Germany
>
> Zami wrote:
> > How do I fix the order of the names, when the last name is first and
> > the first name is second, separated by a comma.
>
>
>
```
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Zami (6)
12/16/2004 5:27:01 AM
```Thank you, I'll reply to let you know which one was helpful.

"John Mansfield" wrote:

> Zami,
>
> Another formula option in addtion to Frank's . . .
>
> =MID(TRIM(H38),FIND(" ",TRIM(H38),1)+1,LEN(TRIM(H38)))&"
> "&LEFT(TRIM(H38),(FIND(",",TRIM(H38))-1))
>
> turns "Bowman, Frank" into "Frank Bowman".
>
> ----
> Regards,
> John Mansfield
> http://www.pdbook.com
>
>
> "Zami" wrote:
>
> > How do I fix the order of the names, when the last name is first and the
> > first name is second, separated by a comma.
```
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Zami (6)
12/16/2004 5:29:01 AM

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