I'm trying to create a calculated column that removes 7 characters from the front and 2 from the back of the title column. I can get the formulas (below) to work interdependently but when I combine them I get a syntax error.



Is there a way of combining them to 1 formula?


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Length = 13

RIGHT( Title , LEN(Title) - 7 )


Length of Title is still 13

LEFT( Title ,  LEN(Title) - 2 )

So LEFT needs to work on your RIGHT result, not the Title

LEFT(  RIGHT(Title,LEN(Title)-7)  ,   LEN(  RIGHT(Title,LEN(Title)-7)  ) - 2 )

disclaimer: I did not test the Formula


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