Home » excel » Restructure name in excel from (Last, First) to (First Last)

Restructure name in excel from (Last, First) to (First Last)

Posted by: admin May 14, 2020 Leave a comment

Questions:

Goal

Create a helper column that converts the value of a cell from Last, First to First Last


The below formula works fine. A1 contains Last, First and the below formula converts to desired output.

 A2 = MID(A1,SEARCH(", ",A1)+2,LEN(A1))&CHAR(32)&LEFT(A1,SEARCH(",",A1)-1)  

The question is, can anyone provide a more concise formula to achieve same result?

How to&Answers:

Don’t bother with a formula, use Flash Fill. If you really need a formula = =MID(A1&" "&A1,FIND(", ",A1)+2,LEN(A1)-1).