## How do I get the last 4 characters in Excel?

The following formula can help you show only the last 4 digits of ssn in Excel. Please do as follows. 1. Select a blank cell, enter formula =RIGHT(A2,4) into the Formula Bar, and then press the Enter key.

**How do I remove the last 3 characters in Excel?**

Say for example that in cell A1 you have a string “IncomeMAX” and you want to remove the last three characters (“MAX”):

- First, LEN(A1) returns how long the string in cell A1 is: 8 characters.
- Then it subtracts 3, in order to leave out the last 3 characters: 8-3=5.

**How do I extract a few characters from a cell in Excel?**

Depending on where you want to start an extraction, use one of these formulas:

- LEFT function – to extract a substring from the left.
- RIGHT function – to extract text from the right.
- MID function – to extract a substring from the middle of a text string, starting at the point you specify.

### How do I separate last two words in Excel?

Extract last two words from cell

- LEN(B5)-LEN(SUBSTITUTE(B5,” “,””))-1. In the example shown, there are 5 spaces in the text, so the code above returns 4.
- SUBSTITUTE(B5,” “,”@”,4)
- FIND(“@”,”A stitch in time@saves nine”)
- =MID(B5,FIND(“@”,SUBSTITUTE(B5,” “,”@”,LEN(B5)-LEN(SUBSTITUTE(B5,” “,””))-(N-1)))+1,LEN(B5))

**How do I extract text from a string in Excel?**

To extract the leftmost characters from a string, use the LEFT function in Excel. To extract a substring (of any length) before the dash, add the FIND function. Explanation: the FIND function finds the position of the dash. Subtract 1 from this result to extract the correct number of leftmost characters.

**How do I remove non numeric characters from a cell in Excel?**

Excel allows us to strip non-numeric characters from the string by using several Excel functions: TEXTJOIN, IFERROR, MID, ROW and INDIRECT.

#### How do I cut text from Excel formula?

How to Split Text String by using Functions in Excel.

- =LEFT(text,FIND(character,text)-1)
- =MID(text, FIND(“-“, text) + 1, FIND(“-“, text,FIND(“-“,text)+1) – FIND(“-“,text) – 1)
- =RIGHT(text,LEN(text) – FIND(“-“, text, FIND(“-“, text) + 1))

**How do you find a character in Excel?**

Open the Excel Find and Replace dialog by pressing the Ctrl + F shortcut. Alternatively, go to the Home tab > Editing group and click Find & Select > Find…. In the Find what box, type the characters (text or number) you are looking for and click either Find All or Find Next.

**How to limit characters length in a cell in Excel?**

Limit characters length in a cell.

## How do you remove characters from a string in Excel?

1. Select the cells you want to remove the specific characters, and then click Kutools > Text > Remove Characters. See screenshot: 2. Then in the Remove Characters dialog, check Custom option only, then type the characters you want to remove from strings, (it is case sensitive), you can see the result in the Preview pane.

**How do you remove first two digits in Excel?**

1. Select a blank cell (says cell C1), enter formula =REPLACE(A1,1,1,””) into the Formula Bar, and then press the Enter key. Note: In the formula, the first number 1 means the removing begins with the first number, and the second number 1 indicates that it will remove only one character from left of the cell.