Truncate text from end of Data

Glutamine83

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May 15, 2003
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i'm moving data from one program to excel, and it comes over saying (for example)

0 days
121 days
3 days

I need to remove the word "days" (always 4 digits) from data like this, is there a quick easy way to do it....
 

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north19701

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you could always select the range go to Edit - Replace then type in " days" - make sure to add the space at the beginning.
 

AlohaJulio

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=(LEFT(A1,FIND(" ",A1,1)-1)) will return the number of days as text, if you want the number of days as a number, try =VALUE((LEFT(A1,FIND(" ",A1,1)-1)))
 
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