Splitting a field from the right

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5 - Automation Enthusiast
5 - Automation Enthusiast


I have a field that doesn’t present very clear data that I need to SPLIT.
It’s a field that shows a form conversion by aggregating Page Name: Form Name.
Ideally I would just be able to split on the “:” - however in my case sometimes the page names also contains “:”, so I have two. I’ve been looking at RIGHT formulas but they’re not doing what I want them to

When I use: LEFT(Name,FIND(": ",Name))
I indeed get the text split on the first “:” found starting from the left

However when I use RIGHT(Name,FIND(": ",Name))
the result comes out super weird, I can’t actually identify the logic of what it’s doing…


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RegEx to the rescue. It’s an ugly but very powerful science.