
Master of my heart <3 DopeKitchen

Excel help anyone?
this is probably really easy but i can't work it out
i'm trying to seperate data from one cell into 4... 1st cell will look something like this: elephant 3:35:92 what i want is to copy the text (it may not be just one word) into one cell, and the 3,35 and 92 into a cell each. any ideas? thanks. 
02222009, 09:15 AM 
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it all depends your data format. Let's say your data is in A1 if your text do not have any spaces then you can use "=left(a1,len(search(" ",a1)1)" for the text and combination of search and mid function for the middle two digits and right command for the last digit
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02222009, 12:25 PM 
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Master of my heart <3 DopeKitchen

Unfortunately the words can have spaces in, and the numbers aren't always formatted the same. they can be x:xx:xx, x:x:x, x:xx:x or x:x:xx. i'm beginning to think there's no automatic way to do this, which is going to cause me problems since i need to seperate >1000 entries
edit: if there's a way to remove the spaces or automatically add a 0 in front of the single digit numbers (eg: x:0x:0x) then that's perfectly acceptible... 
02222009, 12:32 PM 
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Assuming the original data is in column A use these formulas.
1st column: =LEFT(A1, FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))1) 2nd column: =LEFT(RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))), SEARCH(":", RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))))  1) 3rd column: =MID(RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))), SEARCH(":", RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","")))))) +1, SEARCH(":", RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))), SEARCH(":", RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","")))))) +1)  1  SEARCH(":", RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))))) 4th column: =RIGHT(RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))), LEN(RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))))  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))),":","@",LEN(RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))))LEN(SUBSTITUTE(RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1)  FIND("@",SUBSTITUTE(A1," ","@",LEN(A1)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))))),":",""))))) Results...
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02222009, 01:47 PM 
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except when i copy the formula for column 4 it displays the formula instead of the last number. i'll try and work it out myself but i'm a so i probably wont get it 
02222009, 04:34 PM 
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02222009, 10:02 PM 
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02232009, 12:11 AM 
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time to upgrade to 2k7
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02242009, 08:13 PM 
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try this one
ColumnB : =IF(MID(A2,SEARCH(":",A2)3,1)=" ",LEFT(A2,SEARCH(":",A2)4),LEFT(A2,SEARCH(":",A2)3)) ColumnC : =MID(A2,LEN(B2)+2,SEARCH(":",A2)(LEN(B2)+2)) ColumnD : =MID(A2,(LEN(B2)+3+LEN(C2)),SEARCH(":",A2,(LEN(B2)+3+LEN(C2) ))(LEN(B2)+3+LEN(C2))) ColumnE : =IF(LEFT(RIGHT(A2,3),1)=":",RIGHT(A2,2),RIGHT(A2,1))
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02242009, 08:42 PM 
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seems to work too except for the last column, getting inconsistent results
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02242009, 09:28 PM 
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02242009, 09:33 PM 
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