» Subdividing a Mixed String into Separate Cells Containing only Numbers or Characters
The strings in column A can be composed of both numbers and characters; however, the numbers may only appear at the beginning of the string and the characters at the end.
We want to separate the strings into two columns, one containing only numbers and the other containing characters.
Use the LEFT, MAX, IF, ISNUMBER, MID, INDIRECT, and ROW functions as shown in the following Array formula entered in column B:
Then use the SUBSTITUTE function as shown in the following formula entered in column C:
To apply Array formula:
Select the cell, press and simultaneously press .