Our print company assigns numbers to our prospecting list (i.e. X12345, etc) to make it easier for us to pull their name and address when they donate; however, when I run the import I do not want those numbers to come through. Instead of having to delete those X12345 etc. numbers in Excel is there a way I can use the dictionaries to make ImportOmatic ignore those numbers. I currently have my dictionary set-up to ignore a specific number; however, is there a way I can have it ignore any number that comes in with an X (i.e. X12345, X123687, X19838). Thanks!
Value to match on would be ^X\d+ and replacement value would be blank. Check the box for use regular expressions.
Jocelyn, anlother way to simply ignore any/all numeric values in a string would be a regular expression like:
Replacement Value Value to Match On
Literally means to ignore any digits found in the string, which should still allow alpha values and special characters to come through.
Keep up the good work!