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SEARCH Function

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The SEARCH function

Returns the number of the character at which a specific character or text string is first found, beginning with start_num(optional).

For example

=Search("margin", "Profit Margin") returns 8

Syntax

SEARCH(find_text,within_text,start_num)
  • Find_text - Required. The text you want to find.
  • Within_text - Required. The text in which you want to search for find_text.
  • Start_num  - Optional.   The character number in within_text at which you want to start searching. 
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