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 remove all brackets from string in a range in Excel?

For removing all brackets from text strings in selected range, here we provide three methods for you.

Remove brackets from string with Find and Replace feature

Remove brackets from string with user-defined function

Remove all brackets from string in a range with Kutools for Excel


Easily remove all numeric, non-numeric or specified characters from cells in Excel:

Kutools for Excel's Remove Characters utility helps you easily remove all numeric, non-numeric oe specified characters from selected cells in Excel.

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

Office Tab Enable Tabbed Editing and Browsing in Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier...
Kutools for Excel Solves Most of Your Problems, and Increases Your Productivity by 80%
  • Reuse Anything: Add the most used or complex formulas, charts and anything else to your favorites, and quickly reuse them in the future.
  • More than 20 text features: Extract Number from Text String; Extract or Remove Part of Texts; Convert Numbers and Currencies to English Words.
  • Merge Tools: Multiple Workbooks and Sheets into One; Merge Multiple Cells/Rows/Columns Without Losing Data; Merge Duplicate Rows and Sum.
  • Split Tools: Split Data into Multiple Sheets Based on Value; One Workbook to Multiple Excel, PDF or CSV Files; One Column to Multiple Columns.
  • Paste Skipping Hidden/Filtered Rows; Count And Sum by Background Color; Send Personalized Emails to Multiple Recipients in Bulk.
  • Super Filter: Create advanced filter schemes and apply to any sheets; Sort by week, day, frequency and more; Filter by bold, formulas, comment...
  • More than 300 powerful features; Works with Office 2007-2019 and 365; Supports all languages; Easy deploying in your enterprise or organization.

Remove brackets from string with Find and Replace feature


The Find and Replace feature can replace all brackets with blanks in selected range.

1. Select the range with brackets you need to remove, and then press the Ctrl + F keys simultaneously to open the Find and Replace dialog box.

2. In the Find and Replace dialog box, go to the Replace tab, enter the left part of the brackets into the Find what box, keep Replace with box blank, and then click the Replace All button. See screenshot:

3. In following popping up dialog box, click the OK button.

4. Don’t close the Find and Replace dialog box, and repeat the above step 2 to 3 to remove the remaining right part of the brackets “]”. And finally close the Find and Replace dialog box.


Remove brackets from string with user-defined function

You can remove brackets from cell with user-defined function. Please do as follows.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Application window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic Application window, click Insert > Module. And then copy and paste the below VBA code into the Module window.

VBA code: Remove brackets from string

Function No_brackets(ByVal Txt As String) As String
	Dim I As Long
	For I = 1 To Len(Txt)
		If (Mid(Txt, I, 1) <> "[") And (Mid(Txt, I, 1) <> "]") Then
			No_brackets = No_brackets & Mid(Txt, I, 1)
		End If
	Next
End Function

3. Press Alt + Q keys simultaneously to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Application window.

4. Select a blank cell (says cell B2) for locating the result after removing brackets, enter formula =No_brackets(A2) into the Formula Bar, and then press the Enter key.

Note: A2 is the cell contains the brackets you need to remove.

5. Keep selecting cell B2, then drag the Fill Handle to the cell for applying this formula.


Remove all brackets from string in a range with Kutools for Excel

You can easily remove all brackets from text strings in selected range at once with the Remove Characters utility of Kutools for Excel. Please do as follows.

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

1. Select the range with brackets you need to remove, then click Kutools > Text > Remove Characters. See screenshot:

2. In the Remove Characters dialog box, check the Custom box, and enter the bracket marks into the textbox, then click the OK button.

Now all brackets within the text strings in selected range are removed immediately.


Remove all brackets from string in a range with Kutools for Excel

Kutools for Excel includes more than 300 handy Excel tools. Free to try with no limitation in 60 days. Download the 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.