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Microsoft® Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling by Wayne L. Winston

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Chapter 6. Text Functions

  • I have a spreadsheet in which each cell contains a product description, a product ID, and a product price. How can I put all the product descriptions in column A, all the product IDs in column B, and all the prices in column C?

  • Every day I receive data about total U.S. sales, which is computed in a cell as the sum of East, North, and South region sales. How can I extract East, North, and South sales to separate cells?

  • I download quarterly gross national product (GNP) data from the Web. The cell containing first quarter data for 1980 contains the entry 1980.1 5028.8. How can I place the date and GNP value in different cells?

  • In the spreadsheet I use for a mailing list, column A contains people’s names, column B contains their ...

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