Is there a formula that removes everything except numbers from a cell? For example, if a cell contained the text FW345A-A the formula would return the value 345. I got it to somewhat work using SUBSTITUTE on top of itself, but there seems to be a limit in the number of characters you can add to the string. It won't let you add all 26 letters and the dash.

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3/3/2010 9:07:05 PM

>FW345A-A Are the numbers to extract *ALWAYS* together? Will there ever be strings like this: F5W345A-1 1-FW345A-A FW34A5A-A -- Biff Microsoft Excel MVP "Jason W" <Jason W@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:59A13DED-7DBC-405A-8B8D-76429A153D33@microsoft.com... > Is there a formula that removes everything except numbers from a cell? > For > example, if a cell contained the text FW345A-A the formula would return > the > value 345. I got it to somewhat work using SUBSTITUTE on top of itself, > but > there seems to be a limit in the number of characters you can add to the > string. It won't let you add all 26 letters and the dash.

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3/3/2010 9:55:50 PM

See this page: http://office.microsoft.com/en-au/excel/HA011549011033.aspx At the end of the article you'll have this formula (which would be in a cell like B1 or C1 and refers to a value such as FW345A-A in cell A1): =1*MID(A1,MATCH(TRUE,ISNUMBER(1*MID(A1,ROW($1:$9),1)),0),COUNT(1*MID(A1,ROW($1:$9),1))) Note that it is an array formula, so you must 'commit' it with [Shift]+[Ctrl]+[Enter] so that it ends up looking like {=1*MID(A1,MATCH(TRUE,ISNUMBER(1*MID(A1,ROW($1:$9),1)),0),COUNT(1*MID(A1,ROW($1:$9),1)))} in the formula bar. You can now fill that formula down the sheet as far as you need to take it. So, thanks to Ashish Mathur, there is a solution. "Jason W" wrote: > Is there a formula that removes everything except numbers from a cell? For > example, if a cell contained the text FW345A-A the formula would return the > value 345. I got it to somewhat work using SUBSTITUTE on top of itself, but > there seems to be a limit in the number of characters you can add to the > string. It won't let you add all 26 letters and the dash.

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3/3/2010 10:30:08 PM

You need to tell us more about your values. For example... Are the numbers always 3 digits long? Does the number always start at position 3 in the text? Will there ever be other numbers in the text (such as FW345A-A67B) and, if so, what do you want to do with them? Anything else you can think of that will describe what you have and what you want to get from it? -- Rick (MVP - Excel) "Jason W" <Jason W@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:59A13DED-7DBC-405A-8B8D-76429A153D33@microsoft.com... > Is there a formula that removes everything except numbers from a cell? > For > example, if a cell contained the text FW345A-A the formula would return > the > value 345. I got it to somewhat work using SUBSTITUTE on top of itself, > but > there seems to be a limit in the number of characters you can add to the > string. It won't let you add all 26 letters and the dash.

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3/3/2010 10:31:08 PM

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