Microsoft Excel Blog: Manipulating and massaging data in Excel

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Manipulating and Massaging Data in Excel

Summary:   ¬†Shows how to use Excel as a "middle man" between applications to transform address data with various functions and features to clean data, such as handling leading zeros, fixing dates, removing unwanted characters, and changing case.

Applies to:
Excel 2007