Tag Archives: Extract number from string

Using Flash Fill

There have been several posts here on using functions or user defined functions (UDFs) to extract text or numbers from a longer string (most recently, here), but for many purposes it is quicker and easier to use the “flash-fill” feature, … Continue reading

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Extracting numbers from text – update

I have previously posted a spreadsheet with user defined functions (UDFs) using regular expressions to extract numbers from a text string (see Extracting numbers from text and regular expressions). I have now modified the Extractnums function to optionally return the numbers … Continue reading

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Extracting numbers from text strings

There is often a need to extract numbers from the start or end of text strings.  It’s not too hard to do with on-sheet formulas, but after having done it a few thousand times I decided it would be worth … Continue reading

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