remove space preceeding text

mark91345

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Joined
Feb 11, 2011
Messages
110
Hi,
I keep having these "spaces" preceeding my text that I want to remove... but how do I do it globally? I don't know how to show an excel table in my email, so please be patient with me. As you can (hopefully) see, my row headers and columnar information is off by one space. How can I remove the space WITHOUT removing the space from the "city" column (i.e. Twin Falls, not TwinFalls)?

<table width="568" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><col style="width: 58pt;" width="77"> <col style="width: 47pt;" width="62" span="2"> <col style="width: 125pt;" width="167"> <col style="width: 104pt;" width="138"> <col style="width: 47pt;" width="62"> <tbody><tr style="height: 15pt;" height="20"> <td class="xl65" style="height: 15pt; width: 58pt;" width="77" height="20">call</td> <td class="xl65" style="width: 47pt;" width="62">freq</td> <td class="xl65" style="width: 47pt;" width="62">am_fm</td> <td class="xl65" style="width: 125pt;" width="167">genre</td> <td class="xl65" style="width: 104pt;" width="138">city</td> <td class="xl65" style="width: 47pt;" width="62">st</td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15pt;" height="20"> <td class="xl65" style="height: 15pt;" height="20"> KACH </td> <td class="xl65"> 1340</td> <td class="xl65"> AM</td> <td class="xl65"> Oldies </td> <td class="xl65"> Preston </td> <td class="xl65">id</td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15pt;" height="20"> <td class="xl65" style="height: 15pt;" height="20"> KAGF
</td> <td class="xl65"> 105.5</td> <td class="xl65"> FM</td> <td class="xl65"> Religious </td> <td class="xl65"> Twin Falls </td> <td class="xl65">id</td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15pt;" height="20"> <td class="xl65" style="height: 15pt;" height="20">
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mark91345

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Messages
110
okay, now when I NEED the columns to show they're off, they line up in the email.
OY.
 

CWatts

Well-known Member
Joined
Jan 22, 2010
Messages
701
Try using the TRIM function.

So assuming A1 you have " Twin Falls", "Twin Falls" or "Twin Falls "

just use =TRIM(A1)
 

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