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How To Separate Names In Excel

To separate names in Excel, you can use the "Text to Columns" feature. Follow these steps:

  1. Select the cell or range of cells containing the names you want to separate.

  2. Click on the "Data" tab in the ribbon menu.

  3. Click on "Text to Columns" in the "Data Tools" group.

  4. In the "Convert Text to Columns Wizard", select the "Delimited" option and click "Next".

  5. Select the delimiter that separates the names. For example, if the names are separated by a comma, select the "Comma" option. You can also preview the results in the "Data preview" section.

  6. Click "Next" and select the data format for each column. You can choose "General" for text and numbers or select a specific format for each column.

  7. Click "Finish" to separate the names into separate columns.

Alternatively, you can also use formulas such as "LEFT", "RIGHT", and "MID" to extract parts of the names into separate cells.

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