Trim name from left of cell .

Sunline

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Hello all ,

I am wanting to get a trim function that can give the results I have in col B .

Basically im needing to delete the numbers in brackets to the right but leaving the
name as well as retaining any name that has (AUS) , (GB) , (USA) , (SIN) .

Thanks .
Excel Workbook
AB
1NameResult
2Carbonado (R1)Carbonado
3Coolibah (R1)Coolibah
4Cornelius (R1)Cornelius
5Edward The Eighth (R1)Edward The Eighth
6El Corby (R1)El Corby
7Iz (R1)Iz
8Fear Of God (AUS) (R2)Fear Of God (AUS)
9Ina Jam (GB) (R2)Ina Jam (GB)
10Steffi's Secret (R3)Steffi's Secret
11The Austrian Oak (R5)The Austrian Oak
12Checkoutthemisses (R6)Checkoutthemisses
13Dylan De Lago (R6)Dylan De Lago
14Fifty Shadz Famous (R6)Fifty Shadz Famous
15Spy In The Huddle (R6)Spy In The Huddle
16Zah Best (R6)Zah Best
17Elfee (R7)Elfee
18Jafa Jill (R7)Jafa Jill
19Overnightsensation (R7)Overnightsensation
20Delveen (AUS) (R8)Delveen (AUS)
21The Good Duke (USA) (R10)The Good Duke (USA)
22Victory Champion (R10)Victory Champion
23Zaviera (SIN) (R10)Zaviera (SIN)
24Absolutely Sacred (SA) (R13)Absolutely Sacred (SA)
25Lulu (R10)Lulu
Sheet1
 

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Format cells as currency
Select range and press Ctrl+Shift+4 to format cells as currency. (Shift 4 is the $ sign).
Since you dont have a country like (RSA) or (RUS), this should work


Excel 2010
AB
1NameResult
2Carbonado (R1)Carbonado
3Coolibah (R1)Coolibah
4Cornelius (R1)Cornelius
5Edward The Eighth (R1)Edward The Eighth
6El Corby (R1)El Corby
7Iz (R1)Iz
8Fear Of God (AUS) (R2)Fear Of God (AUS)
9Ina Jam (GB) (R2)Ina Jam (GB)
10Steffi's Secret (R3)Steffi's Secret
11The Austrian Oak (R5)The Austrian Oak
12Checkoutthemisses (R6)Checkoutthemisses
13Dylan De Lago (R6)Dylan De Lago
14Fifty Shadz Famous (R6)Fifty Shadz Famous
15Spy In The Huddle (R6)Spy In The Huddle
16Zah Best (R6)Zah Best
17Elfee (R7)Elfee
18Jafa Jill (R7)Jafa Jill
19Overnightsensation (R7)Overnightsensation
20Delveen (AUS) (R8)Delveen (AUS)
21The Good Duke (USA) (R10)The Good Duke (USA)
22Victory Champion (R10)Victory Champion
23Zaviera (SIN) (R10)Zaviera (SIN)
24Absolutely Sacred (SA) (R13)Absolutely Sacred (SA)
25Lulu (R10)Lulu
Sheet1
Cell Formulas
RangeFormula
B2=LEFT(A2,FIND("(R",A2)-2)
 
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Thanks Momentman , your function works perfectly .
I think i didnt abbreviate South Africa properly and should of put (RSA) .
Thanks again .
 
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