Working with Excel Text Functions

Working with Excel Text Functions

Discover how to manipulate text data in Microsoft Excel using text functions that work with both numbers and strings.


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Begin manipulating text data within Microsoft Excel using native functions. Whether you need to combine, split, or analyze various text-based values from different columns, this course will help you to implement text functions that work with both numbers and strings. Through these, you will transform your text-based worksheets and more efficiently manage your addresses, dates, order information, and more.

You will learn how to:

  • Merge multiple columns with text content into one column
  • Use the TEXTJOIN function for advanced concatenation
  • Extract and alter text data from a cell
  • Manipulate text from irregular strings with FIND and SEARCH
  • Use the SUBSTITUTE function to dynamically replace text
  • Convert a string/text value into a number value

Frameworks and tools covered: Microsoft Excel 2019

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