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Using regex with Text To Columns

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Is it possible to define your delimiter with regex in the Text To Columns tool?

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How about this.....


Use regex to convert patterns to a single delimiter, '|' (pipe).  Then use the text to columns tool with the pipe as your delimiter.


I think that it accomplishes what you are setting out to do.  Otherwise, I think that you would need to know how many delimiters are present and you could use the regex tool and use the parse option.




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thanks... I would have made that so much more complicated left to my own devices :)