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we have a data in 1st cell as like ASDF123POS & we have a data in 2nd cell as like PKL1234WER.
I need is only the number which mentioned in that data in separate cell like 123 in another cell 1234.

If the value is in A1, enter this formula by holding Ctrl and Shift simultaneously, then press enter:

=1*MID(A1,MATCH(FALSE,ISERROR(1*MID(A1&" ",ROW(INDIRECT(("1:"&LEN(A1&" ")))),1)),0),MATCH(TRUE,ISERROR(1*MID(MID(A1,MATCH(FALSE,ISERROR(1*MID(A1&" ",ROW(INDIRECT(("1:"&LEN(A1&" ")))),1)),0),100)&" ",ROW(INDIRECT(("1:"&LEN(MID(A1,MATCH(FALSE,ISERROR(1*MID(A1&" ",ROW(INDIRECT(("1:"&LEN(A1&" ")))),1)),0),100)&" ")))),1)),0)-1)
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