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Extract data from single cell to multiple columns

Discussion in 'Ask an Excel Question' started by luis_marques, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. luis_marques

    luis_marques Member

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    Hi ,

    I need a formula to read a single cell and extract data to multiple columns like the attached example. Some criteria:

    1. Data between comma and colon
    2. Remove quotes
    3. Remove brackets
    4. Remove braces

    Attached Files:

  2. bosco_yip

    bosco_yip Excel Ninja

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    1] Data in A1,

    2] In A5, copied across right until blank :

    =TRIM(MID(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE($A1,"[{",","),"}]",","""),""":",","""),"},{",","),",""",REPT(" ",LEN($A1))),COLUMN(A1)*LEN($A1),LEN($A1)))

    Regards
    Bosco

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  3. luis_marques

    luis_marques Member

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    Many thanks Bosco.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 11, 2018

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