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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Since you dont have a country like (RSA) or (RUS), this should work

<b>Excel 2010</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";background-color: #FFFFFF;border: 1px solid;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: #BBB"><colgroup><col width="25px" style="background-color: #DAE7F5" /><col /><col /></colgroup><thead><tr style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;text-align: center;color: #161120"><th></th><th>A</th><th>B</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">1</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #FF0000;background-color: #FFFF00;;">Name</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #FF0000;background-color: #FFFF00;;">Result</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">2</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Carbonado (R1)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Carbonado</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">3</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Coolibah (R1)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Coolibah</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">4</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Cornelius (R1)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Cornelius</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">5</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Edward The Eighth (R1)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Edward The Eighth</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">6</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">El Corby (R1)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">El Corby</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">7</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Iz (R1)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Iz</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">8</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Fear Of God (AUS) (R2)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Fear Of God (AUS)</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">9</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Ina Jam (GB) (R2)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Ina Jam (GB)</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">10</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Steffi's Secret (R3)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Steffi's Secret</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">11</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">The Austrian Oak (R5)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">The Austrian Oak</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">12</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Checkoutthemisses (R6)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Checkoutthemisses</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">13</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Dylan De Lago (R6)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Dylan De Lago</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">14</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Fifty Shadz Famous (R6)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Fifty Shadz Famous</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">15</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Spy In The Huddle (R6)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Spy In The Huddle</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">16</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Zah Best (R6)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Zah Best</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">17</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Elfee (R7)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Elfee</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">18</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Jafa Jill (R7)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Jafa Jill</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">19</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Overnightsensation (R7)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Overnightsensation</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">20</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Delveen (AUS) (R8)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Delveen (AUS)</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">21</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">The Good Duke (USA) (R10)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">The Good Duke (USA)</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">22</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Victory Champion (R10)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Victory Champion</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">23</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Zaviera (SIN) (R10)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Zaviera (SIN)</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">24</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Absolutely Sacred (SA) (R13)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Absolutely Sacred (SA)</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: #161120;text-align: center;">25</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Lulu (R10)</td><td style="font-weight: bold;border-top: 1px solid black;border-right: 1px solid black;border-bottom: 1px solid black;border-left: 1px solid black;color: #333333;background-color: #FFFFFF;;">Lulu</td></tr></tbody></table><p style="width:3.6em;font-weight:bold;margin:0;padding:0.2em 0.6em 0.2em 0.5em;border: 1px solid #BBB;border-top:none;text-align: center;background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120">Sheet1</p><br /><br /><table width="85%" cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";border: 2px solid black;border-collapse:collapse;padding: 0.4em;background-color: #FFFFFF" ><tr><td style="padding:6px" ><b>Worksheet Formulas</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" width="100%" rules="all" style="border: 1px solid;text-align:center;background-color: #FFFFFF;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: #BBB"><thead><tr style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120"><th width="10px">Cell</th><th style="text-align:left;padding-left:5px;">Formula</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: #DAE7F5;color: #161120">B2</th><td style="text-align:left">=LEFT(<font color="Blue">A2,FIND(<font color="Red">"(R",A2</font>)-2</font>)</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></table><br />
 

Sunline

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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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