Nov 21, 2015 · To count the number of words we have to remove the commas in our case using SUBSTITUE() function. It replaces the words or character with the desired value in a string. =SUBSTITUTE("OriginalText","TextToRemove","TextToReplacewith") Here I am replacing comma with none so all the commas are removed as you can see in cell E11. Step 3. Nov 08, 2016 · Edit : Difference between this formula and the above 2 formulas is : 1. This [3] formula search from top to down and return the first match. 2. The above [1] and [2] formulas search from bottom to up and return the last match. 3. If the Lookup range value is unique, the 3 formulas result will return in same. 4.

To split text at an arbitrary delimiter (comma, space, pipe, etc.) you can use a formula based on the TRIM, MID, SUBSTITUTE, REPT, and LEN functions. In the example shown, the formula in C5 is: Excel formula: Split text with delimiter | Exceljet Nov 30, 2015 · You could do this a few ways. If you want to do it without programming you would use the text to columns function to break out the comma separated value into multiple columns, then run vlookup on each of the columns for a particular row, then conc...