How to Extract numbers from a text string with Excel's LEFT, SEARCH & TRIM functions
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 706th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to to use the LEFT, SEARCH and TRIM function to eaxtract numbers from a text string that can then be used in a calculating formula.