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    How do I return just say the fist 5 characters in a string? I would like to return them as a string themselves.


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    On 2002-03-12 13:39, Anonymous wrote:
    How do I return just say the fist 5 characters in a string? I would like to return them as a string themselves.

    =LEFT(A1,5)

    where A1 houses a target string.

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