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ilcaa722
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Find Consecutive whitespace >2

I want to just get the name of the business only, so im thinking of find the starting point when 2 or more consecutive white spaces occur then I can Text.Start length-start of consectuive white space) , but it varies... some are 5 spaces, some are 7 spaces.. or do you have a better way?

 

 

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BA_Pete
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Hi @ilcaa722 ,

 

Select your column in Power Query, go to the Transform tab > Split Column (dropdown) > by Delimiter.

Enter double-space as a custom delimiter then select to only split at the left-most delimiter:

BA_Pete_0-1675175762834.png

 

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BA_Pete
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Hi @ilcaa722 ,

 

Select your column in Power Query, go to the Transform tab > Split Column (dropdown) > by Delimiter.

Enter double-space as a custom delimiter then select to only split at the left-most delimiter:

BA_Pete_0-1675175762834.png

 

Pete



Now accepting Kudos! If my post helped you, why not give it a thumbs-up?

Proud to be a Datanaut!




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