# Tag Archives: LEFT

## Extract FirstLast names in CamelCase with #Excel formula

In the previous blog post, we see how Flash Fill extracts First Name and Last Name from an email address in a format shown above.  I’ve also recorded a video for that post. Flash Fill is so smart to detect … Continue reading

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## Change the first letter to upper case, first word only please #Excel

This is a short story of mine, and an imaginary conversation in my head…  How to change the first letter (of first word only) to upper case in Excel? This was a question from a colleague sitting opposite to me.  … Continue reading

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## How to turn “1st January, 2017” into #Excel recognizable date?

Quite a long time ago, I wrote a post to discuss a trick to format date with “st”, “nd”, “rd”, etc… In this post, I am going to discuss the reversed way: Turning an English written date with “Dst MMMM, … Continue reading

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## Writing a long formula in steps

Writing a long formula is not easy, even for an advanced Excel user.  What I mean long is  a formula with many nested FUNCTIONS within a single formula.  The difficulty I am talking about is not related to whether you understand the … Continue reading

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## Text manipulation with Excel functions

We talked about RIGHT, LEFT, MID, UPPER, LOWER, PROPER, FIND, SEARCH, REPLACE and SUBSTITUTE in the past few weeks.  Now it’s time to put every thing together to solve a problem.  This is actually the most amazing part of using … Continue reading

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## RIGHT. I LEFT. In the MID of…

Obviously this post is about the most popular text related functions in Excel.  Meanwhile, it is also a message from me… Yes, you are RIGH! I LEFT my ex-company and have landed on a new job which is much more … Continue reading

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## Display single letter Day of week in Excel

Is it achievable?  Not by formatting but formula.

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