Tip: Other languages are Google-Translated. You can visit the English version of this link.
Log in
x
or
x
x
Register
x

or

How to find and replace fill color in Excel?

In Excel, you may fill different background colors to make the important value outstanding, but, have you ever tried to find the cells contain same color and replace them with another color at once in Excel?

Find and replace fill color with Find and Replace feature

Find and replace fill color with Kutools for Excel


Select all cells with specific color and then replace with another one:

The utility Select Cells with Format of Kutools for Excel can help you quickly select all cells with the same formatting or certain formatting based on a specific cell, and then apply other formatting to them as you need.

doc replace fill color 12 12

Kutools for Excel: with more than 200 handy Excel add-ins, free to try with no limitation in 60 days. Download and free trial Now!



To find the same fill color cells and replace them with another color you like, the Find and Replace feature in Excel may help you to finish this job. Please do as follows:

1. Select the range cells that you want to find and replace the fill color.

2. Press Ctrl + H to open the Find and Replace dialog box, see screenshot:

doc replace fill color 1

3. Then click Options >> button to expand the Find and Replace dialog box, in the expanded dialog box, click Format besides the Find what section, and select Choose Format From Cell from the drop down list see screenshot:

doc replace fill color 2

4. And then click to choose one cell which contains the color that you want to replace, after selecting the cell color, then click Format besides the Replace with section, and choose Format from its drop down list, see screenshot:

doc replace fill color 3

5. In the popped out Replace Format dialog, choose one color you like under the Fill tab, see screenshot:

doc replace fill color 4

6. Then click OK to go back to the Find and Replace dialog, click Replace All button to replace the color at once, and a prompt box will pop out to remind you the number of the replacements, see screenshot:

doc replace fill color 5

7. Then click OK and close the Find and Replace dialog, you will see the cells with the fill color you specified have been replaced by another color.

doc replace fill color 6


If you are interested in other solutions to deal with this task, I can introduce you a handy tool – Kutools for Excel, with its Select Cells with Format utility, you can quickly select all the cells with the same formatting with a specific cell.

Kutools for Excel : with more than 300 handy Excel add-ins, free to try with no limitation in 60 days.

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as this:

1. Select the data range that you want to use.

2. Click Kutools > Select > Select Cells with Format, see screenshot:

doc replace fill color 7 7

3. In the Select Cells with Format dialog box, click Choose Format From Cell button, see screenshot:

doc replace fill color 8

4. Then select the cell which contains the color that you want to replace in the Select Cells with Format dialog, see screenshot:

doc replace fill color 9

5. Then click OK, all the cell attributes of the selected cell have been listed into the dialog box, and only check Background Color under Fill option, see screenshot:

doc replace fill color 10

6. And then click Ok, all the cells which filled with this color are selected immediately, then click Home > Fill Color, and choose one color you want, and the selected cells’ color has been replaced as following screenshot shown:

doc replace fill color 11

To know more about this Select Cells with Format feature.

Download and free trial Kutools for Excel Now !


Kutools for Excel: with more than 200 handy Excel add-ins, free to try with no limitation in 60 days. Download and free trial Now!


Kutools for Excel Solves Most of Your Problems, and Increases Your Productivity by 80%

  • Reuse: Quickly insert complex formulas, charts and anything that you have used before; Encrypt Cells with password; Create Mailing List and send emails...
  • Super Formula Bar (easily edit multiple lines of text and formula); Reading Layout (easily read and edit large numbers of cells); Paste to Filtered Range...
  • Merge Cells/Rows/Columns without losing Data; Split Cells Content; Combine Duplicate Rows/Columns... Prevent Duplicate Cells; Compare Ranges...
  • Select Duplicate or Unique Rows; Select Blank Rows (all cells are empty); Super Find and Fuzzy Find in Many Workbooks; Random Select...
  • Exact Copy Multiple Cells without changing formula reference; Auto Create References to Multiple Sheets; Insert Bullets, Check Boxes and more...
  • Extract Text, Add Text, Remove by Position, Remove Space; Create and Print Paging Subtotals; Convert Between Cells Content and Comments...
  • Super Filter (save and apply filter schemes to other sheets); Advanced Sort by month/week/day, frequency and more; Special Filter by bold, italic...
  • Combine Workbooks and WorkSheets; Merge Tables based on key columns; Split Data into Multiple Sheets; Batch Convert xls, xlsx and PDF...
  • More than 300 powerful features. Supports Office/Excel 2007-2019 and 365. Supports all languages. Easy deploying in your enterprise or organization. Full features 30-day free trial.
kte tab 201905

Office Tab Brings Tabbed interface to Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier

  • Enable tabbed editing and reading in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Visio and Project.
  • Open and create multiple documents in new tabs of the same window, rather than in new windows.
  • Increases your productivity by 50%, and reduces hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day!
officetab bottom
Say something here...
symbols left.
You are guest ( Sign Up? )
or post as a guest, but your post won't be published automatically.
Loading comment... The comment will be refreshed after 00:00.

Be the first to comment.