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I have a cell A and its value is 122abb12.

In another cell B, I want its value to be the value in cell B but all 1 should be replaced by I - value in cell B should be I22abbI2.

What is the function to use in this case?

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I believe you are looking for the Substitute function:

=SUBSTITUTE(A1,1,"I")
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What you're looking for, is the "replace" function. If cell A contains 122abb12, and you want the 1's to be replaced to I in cell B but keep the rest: the replace function could look somewhat like this: =REPLACE(A1;"1";"I")

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Sorry for my confusion. I have update my question. –  Nam G VU Nov 19 '10 at 10:08
    
Oh, I'm sorry I misunderstood the question. –  xstnc Nov 19 '10 at 10:24
    
Better this time around? –  xstnc Nov 19 '10 at 10:29
    
I'm using excel 2010 and don't have the method's argument list as you mention. –  Nam G VU Nov 19 '10 at 12:21
    
This would work like any other function within Excel. I testet this on a Norwegian version, so it's called something else for me (the translated version of replace). A quick google search, tells me that the function exists and is documented as "REPLACE" in the English version. You could perhaps find it if you press the "fX" button (functions button) next to the input-bar? You will then get a list with the ability to search through! –  xstnc Nov 19 '10 at 12:44

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