How To: Extract first, middle, & last names in Microsoft Excel

Extract first, middle, & last names in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 562nd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to extract first, middle and last names when the list contains names where some have a middle name and some do not using the LEFT, SEARCH, LEN, SUBSTITUTE, LEN, MID and IF functions.

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