Work with Text Functions
Suppose your friend/brother/boss gives you a spreadsheet of names and addresses and says: âI need just a list of namesâlast name followed by a comma and then the first initial. The state abbreviations need to be capitalized and the city, state, and zip code columns need to be combinedâwith a comma after the city, and a space between the state and zip code. And, oh, can you generate email addresses from the last name, the first two letters of the first name, the âatâ symbolâ¦â.
Yes, you can do all these thingsâand easily, since Numbers lets you manipulate text in many ways. In this chapter, after you get acquainted with text terminology, youâll Learn Basic String Manipulationsâcombining and splitting ...
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