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Split fixed width data using Text to Columns:

Lesson 2-1 from: Microsoft Excel 2016 Expert Skills (0 Video Lessons)
Split fixed width data using Text to Columns
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Online Video Course: Microsoft Excel 2016 Expert Skills
Session: Session 2: Data Integrity, Subtotals and Validations
Lesson: Lesson 2-1 Split fixed width data using Text to Columns Excel Text to Columns fixed width. Thumbnail from Excel 2016 Expert Skills Lesson 2-1 Split fixed width data using Text to Columns.

In this video lesson, you'll see how to use Excel 2016's Text to Columns feature to split a single cell into multiple columns in order to extract different parts of the cell. This lesson's example splits a part code into three columns, each containing an important part of the code. As well as using Text to Columns, this lesson explains how you could achieve the same thing using Flash Fill or the MID, LEFT, RIGHT and FIND functions. This lesson also explains some rules and best practices of data table design and how they can apply to your Excel worksheets.