Please, see if you can help me.
I need a function (can be a macro too, but i prefer function) that change some text to another.
I tryed to use REPLACE but it not work very well. I will use a example:
I want to change PRESS to PRESSAO.
When i use =REPLACE(A8;"PRESS";"PRESSAO")
The result is PRESSAOAO.
You understand my problem?
I need to make this substitution for many others words, but i use REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE..... and its fine.
I just need to solve this question. Thanks a lot!
It sounds like you have a sentence that contains both PRESS and PRESSAO
A8: first word PRESS and second word PRESSAO
so if you used your formula on that sentence it would return
first word PRESSAO and second word PRESSAOAO
I would change the formula to
=REPLACE(A8;"PRESS ";"PRESSAO ")
so that would only change the first instance of PRESS since it is followed by a space.
if I had a sentence with only one of the words in it and I wanted to do nothing if the sentence contained PRESSAO, then I could do
so there are a couple of ideas that address separate situations.
Hope there is something you can use there.
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