TEXTSPLIT function - Zoho Sheet - Help Guide

TEXTSPLIT

Splits the given text string by columns and rows based on the specified delimiter.
 
Syntax
 
TEXTSPLIT(text; col_delimiter; [row_delimiter]; [ignore_empty]; [mode]; [fill_with])
text: The text string given as input. Eg., A2
col_delimiter: The text by which the given string is split across the adjacent columns. Eg., "@"
row_delimiter: The text by which the given string is split to the rows below. Eg., ";"
ignore_empty: Specifies whether to create an empty cell when two consecutive delimiters are present. Defaults to TRUE if omitted.
TRUE - Ignores the empty value and does not create empty cells
FALSE - Creates empty cells when two or more delimiters are present consecutively in the given string.
mode: Specifies whether the search must be case-sensitive. Defaults to 0 if omitted.
0 - Case sensitive
1 - Case insensitive
fill_with: A value to use when one or more text values are missing in the result. Defaults to #N/A if omitted. Eg., "-"
 
Remarks
  • Multiple delimiters can also be used in the function in the form of an array. For example, =TEXTSPLIT(A1:A5; {"-";","}) splits the string by both hyphen (-) and comma (,).
 
Examples
 
Formula
=TEXTSPLIT(A2;"-")
=TEXTSPLIT(A3;{"-";";"})
=TEXTSPLIT(A4;"@";".";;;"-")
 
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Possible Errors
 
Errors
Meaning
#N/A!
  • The function could not find the value it was asked to look for.
  • There is a missing
#NAME!
  • The function name is incorrect or invalid.
  • The given defined name (if any) is invalid.
  • There is a typo in the defined name used in the function.
  • Double quotes are missing for text values in the function.
  • Colon missing in a cell range reference.
#VALUE!
  • The given argument's data type is incorrect or invalid.
#REF!
  • The given cell reference is incorrect or invalid. This error may occur when a cell/range has been deleted, moved, or pasted over.
 
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