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Hello community. I am trying to pull half of this text so that I just get the left hand side of "╏" from the Manufacturer | Model column

The Manufacturer column is not working:

=LEFT([Manufacturer | Model]@row, LEN([Manufacturer | Model]@row) - FIND("╏", [Manufacturer | Model]@row))

Result = Systimax ╏ 360G2-1U-


The Model column is working:

=RIGHT([Manufacturer | Model]@row, LEN([Manufacturer | Model]@row) - FIND("╏", [Manufacturer | Model]@row))


Where am I going wrong here?

Many thanks in advance!

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  • Carson Penticuff
    Carson Penticuff ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Try this one:

    =LEFT([Manufacturer | Model]@row, FIND("╏", [Manufacturer | Model]@row) - 2)

    In the formula you posted, you are subtracting the location of your delimiter character (10) from the total length of the cell value (31). The result is 21, so it gives you the first 21 characters from the left. Instead, we just find the location of the delimiter and subtract two to account for the character itself and the space before it.

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  • Carson Penticuff
    Carson Penticuff ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Try this one:

    =LEFT([Manufacturer | Model]@row, FIND("╏", [Manufacturer | Model]@row) - 2)

    In the formula you posted, you are subtracting the location of your delimiter character (10) from the total length of the cell value (31). The result is 21, so it gives you the first 21 characters from the left. Instead, we just find the location of the delimiter and subtract two to account for the character itself and the space before it.

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