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How to add spaces after commas in Excel?

When you copy or import some data from other applications, you may get the data which contains commas but not have spaces after them. But now, you want to add a space after every comma to make the text string more clearly and standard as following screenshot shown. Do you have any good ideas to deal with this job?

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Add spaces after commas with formulas

Add spaces after commas with Find and Replace function

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To add the spaces after commas in your worksheet, you can apply the following simple formula, please do as these:

1. Next to your data, please enter this formula =TRIM(SUBSTITUTE(A2,",",", ")), (A2 contains the data that you want to add spaces), see screenshot:

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2. Then drag the fill handle over to the cells which you want to apply this formula, and all the text strings have been inserted a space after every comma, see screenshot:

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In Excel, you can also use the Find and Replace function to replace the comma by comma + space, you can do as following steps:

1. Select the data range that you want to add spaces after commas.

2. Then click Home > Find & Select > Replace or you can press Ctrl + H keys to open the Find and Replace dialog box.

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3. In the opened Find and Replace dialog, enter a comma into the Find what text box, and type a comma and a space into the Replace with text box, see screenshot:

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4. And then click Replace All button, the spaces have been inserted after the commas.


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    SURESH MUTYAM · 3 years ago
    Hi,
    I need a formula or a shortcut to add spaces and commas in between the numbers.
    For ex:123456789.123456 is my value
    the output to be needed in this way 123 , 456 , 798.123 , 456