Data text to column feature

bucci35

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This feature works great when I type information in. But when the cell I want to split refers to another cell it doesn't work. for example, if I type in cell a1, Cleveland Ohio then have cell b1=a1 the information comes over but the text to column feature won't work. Any ideas?

Dan
 

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Joe4

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Office Version
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You can only use Text to Columns on data (or "literal values"). It does not make sense to do it against a column of formulas.

You can use formulas to get just part of the string, if that's is what you are after.
 

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