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How to remove quote marks around text from cell in Excel?

For removing quote marks around texts from selected cells, this article provides you two methods to achieve it.

Remove quote marks around text from cell with Find and Replace function

Remove quote marks around text from cell with Kutools for Excel


Quickly remove all quote marks around text from seletced cells in Excel:

The Remove Characters utility of Kutools for Excel can help you quickly all quote marks aroun text from selected cells in Excel. And you can also remove all numeric, non-numeric, certain character etc. from selected cells. See screenshot:

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arrow blue right bubble Remove quote marks around text from cell with Find and Replace function


Supposing you have a list of date with quote marks around as below screenshot shown. You can remove these quote marks from cells with the Excel build in Find and Replace function. Please do as follows.

1. Select the range with quote marks you want to remove. Click Find & Select > Find under Home tab to open the Find and Replace dialog box.

Note: You can also press the Ctrl + F keys simultaneously to open this Find and Replace dialog box.

2. In the Find and Replace dialog box, click the Replace tab, enter a quote mark into the Find what box, and keep the Replace with box blank, then click the Replace All button. See screenshot:

3. Click the OK button in the following popping up dialog box.

Then you can see all quote marks around texts in selected range are removed immediately.


arrow blue right bubble Remove quote marks around text from cell with Kutools for Excel

With the Remove Characters utility of Kutools for Excel, you can easily remove all quote marks in selected range in Excel.

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1. Select the range with quote marks you want to remove, and then click Kutools > Text > Remove Characters. See screenshot:

2. In the Remove Characters dialog box, check the Custom box, enter a quote mark into the following box, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:

Then the quote marks are removed from the selected range immediately.

Note: For removing single quote from cells, please just enter a single quote into the Custom box.


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    benben · 2 years ago
    Hi All,

    There is unseen quotation marks in my cells that I want to remove. The text is BS_20C37_Wedgewood but whenever I copy and paste it to other platform it shows like this "BS_20C37_Wedgewood "

    It adds " in front of the text and (space)" at the end.

    Please do help me. Thanks!
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      Jordan · 2 years ago
      You can enter =CLEAN(Cell#) in a blank cell then copy the result and paste special value only into the original cell
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      crystal · 2 years ago
      Dear benben,

      Normally the quotation marks don't hide automaically in cells. Would you send me your workbook via siluvia@extendoffice.com?
      Thank you for your comment.
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    Rits · 2 years ago
    Hi All,

    I have single inverted comma ( ' ) in my Some cells of excel and for some cell it doesn't. The comma is start of the string value, could you please help me out to remove that single inverted comma ?

    Example of column
    CUSIP
    135087XG4
    '13509PFL2
    '13509PDV2
    '135087G40
    '135087B45
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      crystal · 2 years ago
      Dear Rits,

      Thank your for your comment!
      We have an article "How to remove inverted commas from cells in Excel?" which include two methods of removing single inverted comma from specified range cells in details. Please follow the below link for more information. Hope the methods can help you solving the problem.

      https://www.extendoffice.com/documents/excel/3394-excel-remove-inverted-commas.html

      If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to contact me.

      Best Regards, Crystal
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    joy ignatius · 3 years ago
    thank you so much..each and every concept clearly with screenshot..thank you so much..really its very helpful for me..