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SPLIT: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use SPLIT in Google Sheets?

SPLIT is a function in Google Sheets that allows you to split a string into a list of substrings. You can use SPLIT to split a string into a list of words, for example, or into a list of numbers. To use SPLIT, enter the string you want to split into the function's parentheses, and then specify the delimiter you want to use to separate the string into substrings. The delimiter can be a single character or a string of characters.

What is the syntax of SPLIT in Google Sheets?

The SPLIT function in Google Sheets takes a comma-separated list of values and splits it into a new list of arrays. The function has the following syntax: SPLIT(list, separator)

What is an example of how to use SPLIT in Google Sheets?

Google Sheets SPLIT function can be used to split a string into array of strings. The function takes two arguments: the string to be split and the maximum number of substrings to be returned. The function will return an array of strings, with each substring having a maximum of the specified number of characters. For example, the following string "Hello, world!" will be split into "Hello", "world!" and "!".

When should you not use SPLIT in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use SPLIT in Google Sheets. One is when you have a very large data set. In this case, it can be time consuming to split the data set into smaller chunks, and it can also slow down your computer. Another time you should not use SPLIT is when you have a data set with text values in a single column. In this case, you can use the Text to Columns feature in Google Sheets to split the text values into separate columns.

What are some similar formulae to SPLIT in Google Sheets?

There are a few similar formulae to SPLIT in Google Sheets. The first is the SUBSTITUTE formula. This formula replaces a substring in a text string with another substring. The syntax is: =SUBSTITUTE(text, old_text, new_text, [instance_num]). The second is the TRIM formula. This formula removes spaces from the beginning and end of a text string. The syntax is: =TRIM(text). The third is the FIND formula. This formula returns the position of a substring in a text string. The syntax is: =FIND(text, substring, [start_num], [end_num]).

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