Tag Archives: regular expressions

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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More on Regular Expressions

The previous post presented a User Defined Function (UDF) using regular expressions to extract all numbers, or a selected number, from any string (or a list of strings).  In this post I will look more closely at the code used to achieve … Continue reading

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Extracting numbers from text and regular expressions

Daily Dose of Excel recently had a post on extracting a number from a specified position in a text string, using mega-in-sheet-formulas like: This reminded me of a post from earlier this year, which provided a User Defined Function (UDF) … Continue reading

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Extracting numbers with regular expressions

Shortly after I wrote about extracting numbers from text strings, Winston Snyder at dataprose.org wrote a detailed article about using “regular expressions” to separate text from numbers in any string.  I have adapted his routine for the same purpose as … Continue reading

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