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 How to extract numbers only from text strings in Google sheet?

If you want to extract only numbers from a list of text strings to get the result as following screenshot shown, how could you achieve this task in Google sheet?

Extract numbers only from text strings in Google sheet with formula

Extract numbers only from text strings in Google sheet with formula

The following formula can help you finish this job, please do as this:

1. Enter this formula: =SPLIT( LOWER(A2) ; "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz " ) into a blank cell where you want to extract the numbers only, and then press Enter key, all the numbers in Cell A2 have been extracted at once, see screenshot:

2. Then select the formula cell, and drag the fill handle down to the cells that you want to apply this formula, and all numbers have been extracted from each cell as following screenshot shown:

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    rainbowfox4 · 23 days ago
    3년 전에 이렇게 유익한 함수를 공유해 주셨네요. 너무 감사합니다.
    너무나 감사해서 혹시 저 같은 경우가 있으신 분들을 위해서 오늘 제가 응용한 함수도 공유하고 갑니다.
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    이런 조합에서 숫자만 추출해서 각 숫자의 합을 내야했었는데
    =SPLIT (LOWER (A2); "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz") 여기에서
    =SPLIT (LOWER (A6), "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz ()_") 제가 제외하고자 하는 기호도 포함시켰더니 깔끔하게
    22 2
    19 3
    이라는 결과를 얻었고 sum 함수를 접목해서 24, 22 라는 숫자를 얻을 수 있었습니다.
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    CC · 4 years ago
    this is useful, but doesn't fully solve my problem. When I use this formula, punctuation marks and non-Latin characters are also treated as numbers. Is the best way around this to expand the list of characters in the quotation marks as currently written? My approach for now has been to try and clean the data of any existing punctuation, but the stuff written in Cyrillic is necessary information that I cannot remove.
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      skyyang · 4 years ago
      If there are some other punctuation marks and non-Latin characters in your text strings, you can apply this formula to extract the numbers only:
      =REGEXREPLACE(A1,"\D+", "")
      Hope it can help you, thank you!
      • To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished. · 3 years ago
        thank you? it works
        =REGEXREPLACE(A6;"\D+"; "")*1
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        santhosh · 4 years ago
        problem when you have two string of numbers in the text.
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          skyyang · 3 years ago
          Hi santhosh,
          Yes, as you said, this formula only can extract all the numbers into one cell.
          If you have any other good formulas, please comment here.
          Thank you!