Extract text from text string in Excel?

Answer Hi,As a starting point, the formula to pull out the text within the tags is (assuming A1 contains the text):=MID(A1,SEARCH("",A1,1)+8, (SEARCH("",A1,1))- (SEARCH("",A1,1)+8))Hope this helps as a ... Read More »

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What Is a Text String in Excel?

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How do you output the character text to the right or left of a specific character string in Excel?

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