[Dba-office] Excel - pull data from cell

Stuart McLachlan stuart at lexacorp.com.pg
Fri Jun 3 08:38:44 CDT 2016

Am I missing something?  That sounds like a standard Text To Column operation.

Select all the rows in the 4th Column
Select Data - Text to Columns
Choose Delimited
For the delimiter select"Other" and type in the slash.

On 2 Jun 2016 at 23:13, John R Bartow wrote:

> Hi All,
> Another Excel question, I need to extrapolate the data in one cell
> into separate cells. I have 3460 rows of data, of which the first 4
> columns data are all nicely pertaining to their column header and the
> fifth column which is data clumped together and formatted like this:
> Details WinHaven LLC / Prep / DESKTOP-CUV27BK - Agent version update:
> Do not update
> Why they just didn't separate the 3 pieces into 3 columns (it's a .csv
> dump from a database) I will never know, the company just got bought
> out so I will never get them to make any customizations now! 
> I need to extrapolate that data into one column for each data between
> the /
> Any ideas?
> TIA 
> John B
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