# How to split values from one column in to 2 columns?

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I have a column that contains values that are 4 digits. I want to divide them up in to 2 separate columns.

The first 2 number are the % of the discount, and the last 2 are the length

Ideally it would be the % and contain 30, 40, 35, 40 ,etc...

Then Length would have the last for digits like 02, 02, 03, 02, 04, etc..

I am not sure how to accomplish this in the ETL

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Substring starts at position 1 so you'd need to start as position 3 with a length of 2.

It'd look something like this using a string operation tile:

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You can utilize a formula tile and use the LEFT AND RIGHT functions to get the left 2 digits or the right 2 digits but note that if it’s not 4 digits you’ll get unexpected results. Alternatively you can utilize the sting operation tile to pull out pieces of a string as well

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@GrantSmith If I wanted to pull out the first 2 numbers in the column to created a 'Disc%' column would the operation = 'substring' and the the start position 2 and substring length 2 as well?

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