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    I have a series of numbers such as 2223333 in a column. I need to display the first 3 digits in a second column eg 222. What formula do I use?

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    On 2002-03-25 12:25, dione wrote:
    I have a series of numbers such as 2223333 in a row. I need to display the first 3 digits in a second cell eg 222. What formula do I use?
    You can use =LEFT(A1,3). If you want it to be a number, not a string, use =VALUE(LEFT(A1,3))

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