Finding a substring within a string


Determining whether the strings in column C contain the corresponding substrings in column D.
Solution 1:
Using the COUNTIF function in the following IF statement:
=IF(COUNTIF(A2,""*""&B2&""*"")>0,""Found"",""Not Found"")

Solution 2:
Using the ISNUMBER and FIND functions, as follows:
=IF(ISNUMBER(FIND(B2,A2)),""Found"",""Not Found"")


String_____Substring to Find____Result
abde_______bc___________________Not Found

Screenshot // Finding a substring within a string
Finding a substring within a string


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Terms and Conditions of use

The applications/code on this site are distributed as is and without warranties or liability. In no event shall the owner of the copyrights, or the authors of the applications/code be liable for any loss of profit, any problems or any damage resulting from the use or evaluation of the applications/code.