Rearranging characters in a cell

roelant

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I am trying to rearrange the following text string: "last name, first name" into: "first name last name"
 

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Smitty

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Welcome to the Board!

This will work for simple names (first name, last name only):

=RIGHT(A1,LEN(A1)-FIND(",",A1)-1)&" "&LEFT(A1,FIND(",",A1)-1)

Hope that helps,

Smitty
 

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