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Hi everyone, Can someone help me with formula Regex_extract. In Airtable I have a field with text in quotes: " “msg”: “2. Have a second version of that same photo with no background”" .
I can’t get rid of the quotes with formula REGEX_EXTRACT.

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Do you just want to remove the quotes?

You could do that with the SUBSTITUTE() function:

SUBSTITUTE({Field Name}, "\"", "")

Scott nailed it. That aside, it appears that you’re misunderstanding the purpose of REGEX_EXTRACT(). It’s not designed to selectively remove text from a string and give you what’s left. That what SUBSTITUTE() and REGEX_REPLACE() do. REGEX_EXTRACT() is designed to find text matching a pattern and extract the first such match.