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two names in same cell, need to get first initial + last name please.

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    two names in same cell, need to get first initial + last name please.

    if I have 2 names in the same cell. e.g. John Smith.
    Which formula can help me return - JSmith?
    I tried concatenate but seems to work best when names are in separate cells.

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    Re: two names in same cell, need to get first initial + last name please.

    Maybe this:

    =LEFT(A1,1)&MID(A1,FIND(" ",A1)+1,99)
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    Re: two names in same cell, need to get first initial + last name please.

    thank you so much!

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