#### where does a character appear in a cell?

morning all....

Is there a function that allows me to calculate where in the cell a
specific character appears?

ie: i have a string of text "abcd!efghi" can i see where the "!" is by
number of characters from left or right?

thanks

richard
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2/17/2009 10:10:58 AM
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WHAT A FOOL!

I have it. a typo in my search wasn't helping!

richard

On 17 Feb, 10:10, rjre <rjredwa...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> morning all....
>
> Is there a function that allows me to calculate where in the cell a
> specific character appears?
>
> ie: i have a string of text "abcd!efghi" can i see where the "!" is by
> number of characters from left or right?
>
> thanks
>
> richard

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2/17/2009 10:13:57 AM
So how do you do it then?

"rjre" wrote:

> WHAT A FOOL!
>
> I have it. a typo in my search wasn't helping!
>
> richard
>
> On 17 Feb, 10:10, rjre <rjredwa...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > morning all....
> >
> > Is there a function that allows me to calculate where in the cell a
> > specific character appears?
> >
> > ie: i have a string of text "abcd!efghi" can i see where the "!" is by
> > number of characters from left or right?
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > richard
>
>
 0
NeilPerry (14)
2/17/2009 1:12:01 PM
Cell A1= "abcd!efghi"

=FIND("!",A1)

Rich

On 17 Feb, 13:12, Neil Perry <NeilPe...@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote:
> So how do you do it then?
>
>
>
> "rjre" wrote:
> > WHAT A FOOL!
>
> > I have it. a typo in my search wasn't helping!
>
> > richard
>
> > On 17 Feb, 10:10, rjre <rjredwa...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > morning all....
>
> > > Is there a function that allows me to calculate where in the cell a
> > > specific character appears?
>
> > > ie: i have a string of text "abcd!efghi" can i see where the "!" is by
> > > number of characters from left or right?
>
> > > thanks
>
> > > richard- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

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2/17/2009 1:41:40 PM
Thank you.

"rjre" wrote:

> Cell A1= "abcd!efghi"
>
> =FIND("!",A1)
>
> Rich
>
> On 17 Feb, 13:12, Neil Perry <NeilPe...@discussions.microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> > So how do you do it then?
> >
> >
> >
> > "rjre" wrote:
> > > WHAT A FOOL!
> >
> > > I have it. a typo in my search wasn't helping!
> >
> > > richard
> >
> > > On 17 Feb, 10:10, rjre <rjredwa...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > > morning all....
> >
> > > > Is there a function that allows me to calculate where in the cell a
> > > > specific character appears?
> >
> > > > ie: i have a string of text "abcd!efghi" can i see where the "!" is by
> > > > number of characters from left or right?
> >
> > > > thanks
> >
> > > > richard- Hide quoted text -
> >
> > - Show quoted text -
>
>
 0
NeilPerry (14)
2/17/2009 1:50:09 PM

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