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How to break or split number into individual digits in Excel?

Supposing you need to break or split number into individual digits as below screenshot shown, what can you do to achieve it? This article will provide two methods for you.


Easily split number into individual digits in Excel

Kutools for Excel's Split Cells utility helps you easily split number into individual digits or split cell contents by space, comma, new line or other separators into separated rows or columns in Excel as below screenshot showed. Download the full feature 60-day free trail of Kutools for Excel now!

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Break or split number into individual digits with formula

This section will show a formula to split selected number cells into individual digits in Excel.

1. Select a blank cell (says cell C1) for locating the first split digit of number in cell A1, then enter formula =MID($A1,COLUMN()-(COLUMN($C1)- 1),1) into the formula bar, and then press the Enter key.

Note: In the formula, A1 is the cell with number you need to split to digits, and C1 is the cell for locating the first split digit. Please change them as you need.

2. Keep selecting cell C1, then drag the Fill Handle to the right cells until all digits of cell A1 are split out.

3. Keep these split digit cells selected, and drag the Fill Handle down to the cells until all numbers are split into separated digits. See screenshot:


Break or split number into individual digits with Kutools for Excel

The Split Cells utility of Kutools for Excel helps you easily split all selected number cells into individual digits at once. Please do as follows.

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1. Select cells with number you need to split into digits, then click Kutools > Text > Split Cells. See screenshot:

2. In the Split Cells dialog box, please select Split to Columns option in the Type section, and in the Specify a separator section, select Specify width and enter number 1 into the textbox. Click the OK button.

3. In the next popping up Split Cells dialog box, please specify a blank cell for locating the first split digit, and then click the OK button.

After clicking the OK button, all numbers in selected cells are split into separated digits immediately as below screenshot shown.


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    Vikash Srivastav · 7 months ago
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    Jagan · 10 months ago
    Final Text: BEARING, BALL; TYPE: DEEP GROOVE, CAGE MATERIAL: STEEL, ROW QUANTITY: SINGLE, INSIDE DIAMETER: 30 MM, OUTSIDE DIAMETER: 72 MM, WIDTH: 19 MM, CLOSURE TYPE: SINGLE SHIELDED, LOAD CAPACITY: DYNAMIC: 29.6, STATIC: 16 KN, SPEED: 13000 RPM; MANUFACTURER PART NO 63 63 6306 Z SKF

    I want to find the "63 6306 Z SKF" within the final text, Can anyone guide me
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      crystal · 9 months ago
      Hi Jagan,
      The final text you shown above locate in one cell? or would you please provide a screenshot of your example showing what you are exactly trying to do?
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    Yogesh kumar · 1 years ago
    if data is in below format what will do?
    DDD 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
    1,2,3,5,15,12,11
    12,10,13,11,5,2,4
    1,5,7,4


    Need number from 1st cell to below heading number(i.e. if we have 1,5,11 then answer put in cell below 1,5,11)
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    Priya · 1 years ago
    Option Explicit
    'Main Function
    Function NumberToText(ByVal MyNumber)
    Dim Count
    Dim Result
    Dim NLength
    Count = 1
    NLength = Len(MyNumber) + 1
    Do While Count < NLength
    Result = Result & GetDigit(Mid(MyNumber, Count, Count)) & Space(1)
    Count = Count + 1
    Loop
    NumberToText = Result
    End Function

    Function GetDigit(Digit)
    Select Case Val(Digit)
    Case 1: GetDigit = "One"
    Case 2: GetDigit = "Two"
    Case 3: GetDigit = "Three"
    Case 4: GetDigit = "Four"
    Case 5: GetDigit = "Five"
    Case 6: GetDigit = "Six"
    Case 7: GetDigit = "Seven"
    Case 8: GetDigit = "Eight"
    Case 9: GetDigit = "Nine"
    Case Else: GetDigit = "Zero"
    End Select
    End Function


    I am trying to convert digits into words for preparing mark sheet purpose. Eg: 63 => Six Three but this is not working with 3 digit number Eg:798 =>Seven Zero Eight ERROR. Please Help
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      crystal · 1 years ago
      Dear Priya,
      The following User-defined function can help you.

      Function NumberToText(ByVal xNum)
      Dim I As Long
      Dim xTemp As Long
      Dim xStr As String
      Dim Result As String
      For I = 1 To Len(xNum)
      xTemp = Mid(xNum, I, 1)
      Select Case xTemp
      Case 1: xStr = "One"
      Case 2: xStr = "Two"
      Case 3: xStr = "Three"
      Case 4: xStr = "Four"
      Case 5: xStr = "Five"
      Case 6: xStr = "Six"
      Case 7: xStr = "Seven"
      Case 8: xStr = "Eight"
      Case 9: xStr = "Nine"
      Case Else: xStr = "Zero"
      End Select
      Result = Result & xStr & Space(1)
      Next
      NumberToText = Result
      End Function
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    Reddy · 3 years ago
    Hi,

    Advise me the formula for multi digit number combine to single digit

    exp: 12345 (inside one cell) autocalculate to 1+2+3+4+5 = 6