Oz du Soleil shows how to split columns of data when—in this example—name, age, and email address are all in the same cell. You do so using the Split Column by Delimiter function.
- [Narrator] Alright, now we're about…to do some good stuff here.…We're going to split by delimiter,…and if you want to follow along,…pull up the exercise file called Split by Delimiter.…Check out this data.…We get data from a lot of places,…and it can look all kind of strange ways including this.…We've got names, ages and emails.…But also notice, like Margo Jeffries,…most people have their name and age separated,…like Tempest Benoit, 50 years old.…
But now Margo Jeffries, PhD, JD, 51 years old.…We need to separate the names from the ages…and keep those professional designations…and like Cyrus La Croix III, we want to keep that as well.…To do this in native Excel, it is messy…and there are a lot of hacky workarounds.…We can do this easily in Get & Transform, now let's do that.…
We're inside the data set, Data, start the query From Table.…Here is our data.…Let's start by addressing the three asterisks…between the age and the email address.…The column is already highlighted,…Split Column, By Delimiter.…Now check this out.…
AuthorOz du Soleil
- What is Get & Transform?
- Querying data
- Working with columns
- Using formulas
- Pivoting and unpivoting data
- Grouping data
- Appending a query
- Merging/combining data with joins
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What Is Get & Transform?
2. Working with Queries
3. Working with Columns
4. Working with Formulas
5. Pivoting and Unpivoting Data
Group data2m 31s
7. Appending a Query
8. Merging Data with Joins
9. Putting It All Together and Applying Your Learning
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