# How do I lookup a cell with certain text and return the certain text in Excel?

## How do I lookup a cell with certain text and return the certain text in Excel?

Excel Formula to Check If a Cell Contains Text Then Return Value in Another Cell

- Parameter 1: A1=”My Text To Check”, this will check the Value of Cell A1 with your required Text.
- Parameter 2: “My Text To Return”, this is the value which you want to return in another Cell if Matches with Cell A1 Text.

**How do you find partial text match in Excel?**

If you just want to find which name is partial match the given name, you also can use this formula =INDEX($E$2:$E$14,MATCH($K$1&”*”,E2:E14,0)). (E2:E14 is the column list you want to lookup from, k1 is the given name, you can change as you need.)

**How do I separate text in a cell?**

Try it!

- Select the cell or column that contains the text you want to split.
- Select Data > Text to Columns.
- In the Convert Text to Columns Wizard, select Delimited > Next.
- Select the Delimiters for your data.
- Select Next.
- Select the Destination in your worksheet which is where you want the split data to appear.

### How do you Sumif partial text?

Using SUMIF if cells contain text and numbers

- Take column D and write down the specific words “Shirts” and “Pants” that are used with other words and figures in range.
- Take Column E for calculation of total price of all the shirts and pants in range.
- Use formula =SUMIF(A3:A10,”*Shirts*”,B3:B10) in E3 and Enter.

**How do you match a partial text in Vlookup?**

So to match the partial value of the full value, we need to combine wildcard characters with being combined with lookup value. So, the wildcard character that we need to use is an asterisk (*), so this wildcard match any number of characters.

**How do you find certain text in Excel?**

1. Click Home > Find & Select > Find, and a Find and Replace dialog box will pop out. Input the text that you need in the Find what dropdown list. See screenshot: 2. Then click Find All button, all of the texts you need have been listed in the following box.

## What is the formula for text in Excel?

According to Microsoft Excel, Text Function is defined as “A formula that converts a value to text in a specific number format.”. The Syntax of Text Formula is as follows: =TEXT( value, format_text ) Here, ‘value’ specifies the number that you wish to convert to text.

**How do I extract text from a string in Excel?**

To extract text from the left of a string, you use the Excel LEFT function: LEFT(text, [num_chars]) Where text is the address of the cell containing the source string, and num_chars is the number of characters you want to extract.

**How do you use text function in Excel?**

The TEXT function is a computer program that you run from a worksheet cell formula. It lets you take a numeric value and convert its format using special symbols. It is like using the Number tab on the Format cells dialog box in Excel. You run the TEXT function by typing its name in a formula then followed by the information it is suppose use.