Hi everyone, This is what I'm working with in excel:

In one column I have varying names of organisms, followed by more info between brackets. Now I only need to have that information between brackets into the next column, each time in the cell next to it. Can anyone help me with a script for this? I have been doing it manually, but there are over 3000 cells... Any help would be much appreciated.

Here's how to parse the string, but I don't know how to navigate down the rows. Sub string_filter()

x = Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1")

a = InStr(x, "[")

b = InStr(x, "]")

c = Mid(x, a + 1, b - a - 1)Application.ActiveCell.Formula = c

End Sub

~~Post an example of your data, before & after~~If your data, with the brackets, is in Cell B1

Put this formula in Cell C1

drag down for as many rows as needed.=MID(B1,FIND("[", B1)+1,LEN(B1)-FIND("[", B1)-1)

MIKE

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