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Split a string up from one column to 2 columns (First Name, Last Name)

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Is it possible to have a full name go into a table and then split First name and Last name into their own columns?  Example: John Doe goes into one column but then John is put into another column and Doe goes into another.  

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Hi @Josh1425,

You can use this Formula to get the first name:

left([@field:Name], charindex(' ', [@field:Name])-1)

This on the last name:

right([@field:Name], (len([@field:Name])-charindex(' ', [@field:Name])))

 

Only problem I see here is if the User has Second name, the formula will just get the first part split by the space. And then the Last name will be considered all the string after the first name.

I hope this helps.

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