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Anonymous
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Extract Time from sharepoint column

I have a small requirement to extract a part of text from a SharePoint column. 
The format of text is :

Name of the employee - Date and Time - Comments

Name of the employee - Date and Time - Comments

Name of the employee - Date and Time - comments

. There can be multiple comments in that column.

How do i extract Date and Time of the last comment in the comment history column? For example: from the above format of text i would like to extract Date and Time from the last comments. 
I have been trying to use Last function along with Split function but i am able to achieve only name of the employee or Comments column and not date and time column. 
How do i extract the last date and time column? 
Please help!!

 

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Drrickryp
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Super User II

@Anonymous 

Do you have separate columns for the Employee, date/time and comments or is it all in one column in your list separated by "-"'?

Drrickryp
Super User II
Super User II

Try this to parse out the date/time 

 


   First(
            Split(
                     Last(
                           Split(
                                  "Name of the employee - Date and Time - Comments", "-"
                            )
                       ). Result, "-"
              )
   ).Result

 

 

Anonymous
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@Drrickryp it is in one column separated by "-"

Anonymous
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@Drrickryp the above code did not provide the required output. i was able to extract the last comments from the column but not date.

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