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    Extract multiple data from one cell into multiple columns

    Hi,

    If someone could come up with or has a macro laying around that would help with the following, I'd be eternally grateful!

    If you have a look at the workbook attached you'll see catergory N, 'ProjectImperatives'.

    This cell is populated from a multiple choice list on a web form, the user gets to select any or all of the following:

    Certified passive
    Indoor air quality
    Low running costs
    Low allergy & healthy building
    Low environmental impact
    Natural building
    Near passive/low energy
    Other (please state)

    Whichever they've chosen is returned to me in a single cell. What I then want is a seperate column extracted for each of those choices, just saying 'Yes', if it was selected, or blank if not. So I end up with 8 new columns inserted in place, and what was column O 'Categories' will know be at column U or thereabouts. Hope this makes some sort of sense....

    It seems like it should be simple enough, but my head is about to burst from trying to figure it out. Please help!
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    Re: Extract multiple data from one cell into multiple columns

    Hi the corpo,

    You can use below formula in N2:T2 in desired sheet and drag it down:--


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    where data is a defined name.. press ctrl + f3 to see the logic behind. Thanks

    Sample(1).xlsx

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    Re: Extract multiple data from one cell into multiple columns

    Hi DILIPandey,

    Thanks for the super fast reply, but I've literally no clue how to implement that.
    Also, the workbook I want to use this with will potentially have hundreds of rows, which is why I'm hoping for a solution to edit a lot of data at once.

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    Re: Extract multiple data from one cell into multiple columns

    HI the corpo,

    You just need to include the define name in your workbook as I shown in my example and after that it is just a formula drag down


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    Re: Extract multiple data from one cell into multiple columns

    My wife, who is way smarter than me, showed me how. Works perfectly, thanks!

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    Re: Extract multiple data from one cell into multiple columns

    Great..!!

    say my thanks to your wife


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