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How to extract last number from text string in Excel?

Supposing, you have a list of text strings which mixed with texts and numbers, now, you need to extract the last set of numbers as following screenshot shown. How could you handle this job in Excel?

Extract last numbers from text strings with VBA code

Extract last numbers from text strings with VBA code

To quickly extract the last set of numbers from text strings, you can apply the following VBA code. Please do as this:

1. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, then copy and paste the following code in the Module Window.

VBA code: Extract last numbers from text strings:

Sub GetLastDigits()
'Updateby Extendoffice
    Dim xRg As Range
    Dim xCell As Range
    Dim xRegEx As Object
    Dim xRetList As Object
    Dim xAddress As String
    On Error Resume Next
    xAddress = ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.Address
    Set xRg = Application.InputBox("Please select the range:", "Kutools for Excel", xAddress, , , , , 8)
    If xRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    If xRg.Columns.Count > 1 Then
       MsgBox "Only one column can be available", vbInformation, "Kutools for Excel"
       Exit Sub
    End If
    Set xRegEx = CreateObject("VBSCRIPT.REGEXP")
    With xRegEx
        .MultiLine = False
        .Global = True
        .IgnoreCase = True
        .Pattern = "(\d+)"
    End With
    For Each xCell In xRg
        Set xRetList = xRegEx.Execute(xCell.Value)
        If xRetList.Count > 0 Then
            If Left(xRetList(xRetList.Count - 1), 1) = 0 Then
                xCell.Offset(0, 1) = Right(xRetList(xRetList.Count - 1), Len(xRetList(xRetList.Count - 1)) - 1)
                xCell.Offset(0, 1) = xRetList(xRetList.Count - 1)
            End If
        End If
End Sub

3. Then press F5 key to run this code, and a prompt box is appeared to remind you to select the data range that you want to use, see screenshot:

4. And then click OK button, and the last set of numbers have been extracted from each text strings into the adjacent column cells, see screenshot:

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this code pulled the first set of numbers if no numbers were at the end of the cell.
if numbers were at the end of a cell, these numbers were pulled.
this code half way worked but
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I'm sure it will be possible.
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how do that without using vba?
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Sorry, maybe there is no other direct method for getting the result. If anyone have the solution, please comment here.
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