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How to convert hyperlink to plain text in Excel?

Supposing you have multiple clickable hyperlinks in a worksheet, and now you want to convert these hyperlinks to plain text, do you have any good tricks to solve this job? Now this tutorial introduces some tricks to quickly handle the job in Excel.

Convert hyperlink to plain text with right click menu

Convert hyperlink to plain text with VBA

Convert hyperlink to plain text from selection/worksheet/workbook with Kutools for Excel good idea3

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In Excel, you can use the right click menu to convert clickable hyperlinks to plaint texts.

Select the hyperlinks you want to convert, and right click to show the context menu, then select Remove Hyperlinks option from it. See screenshot:

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Now the selected hyperlinks have been converted to plain texts.

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Note: In Excel 2007, you can only remove one hyperlink at a time. For removing multiple hyperlinks, you need to repeat this method for many times.

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If you like to use VBA code to solve task, you can do as below steps:

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

2. Click Insert > Module to show a new Module widow, and then paste below VBA code to the Module window.

VBA: Convert hyperlinks to plain texts.

Sub DeleteHyperlink()
End Sub

3. Press F5 key or click Run button to execute this VBA, then all the hyperlink in the whole worksheet have been converted to plain texts.

Note: With this VBA, all the hyperlinks in the current worksheet will be converted to plaint texts.

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If you have Kutools for Excel, you can use its Remove Hyperlinks Without Losing Formatting utility to convert hyperlinks from a selection, the active sheet, the selected sheets or the whole workbook.

After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

Apply the utility by clicking Kutools > Link > Remove Hyperlinks Without Losing Formatting, then select the option as you need. See screenshots:

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