This formula looks at one way to increment a number that is embedded in a text string. The purpose of this example to show how multiple functions can be combined to split, manipulate, and rejoin values.
To pad a number with zeros, you can use a simple formula based on the TEXT function. To pad with a variable number of zeros, you can add the REPT function. In the example show, the formula in D6 is: = TEXT ( B6 , "000000" ) How this...
The Excel TEXT function returns a number in a given number format, as text. You can use the TEXT function to embed formatted numbers inside text.
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