I have zero Excel skills, but chances are you could do this with any
scripting language if you were to export the file as text (e.g. CSV).
On 07/02/2013 11:02 AM, Harper, Cynthia wrote:
> Is there a way to return (in Excel, if possible) the largest 4-digit number (by word boundaries) in a string? I've extracted the 863 fields from Millennium for my active periodicals, and want to find the latest year in each run. I'm willing to estimate it by taking the largest 4-digit number in the string. I'm doing this in Excel. Any help?
> Cindy Harper
> Electronic Services and Serials Librarian
> Virginia Theological Seminary
> 3737 Seminary Road
> Alexandria VA 22304
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