How to split or break sentence into words in Excel?
Have you ever tried to split a sentence into separate words, and place each word in a single cell? Here I tell you the tricks to quickly break a sentence into separate cells by words in Excel.
Split Cells (split a cell into multiple columns to multiple rows based on a separator or fixed width.)
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Split sentence into separate words with Text to Column function
There is a function called Text to Columns in Excel which can help you handle it.
1. Select the sentences you want to break into words, and click Data > Text to Columns. See screenshot:
2. In the step 1 of Text to Columns wizard, check Delimited option, and click Next to go on. See screenshot:
3. In the step 2 of the wizard, check Space in the Delimiters section. See screenshot:
4. Click Next to go to the last step of the wizard, and select a cell to place the separate words. See screenshot:
5. Click Finish, and the selected sentences have been broken into words in separate cells.
Split sentence into separate words with Kutools for Excel
With Text to Columns function, the steps of wizard are a little complex, but with Kutools for Excel’s Split Cells utility, the operations will be much easier.
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After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:
1. Select the sentence cells, and click Kutools > Text > Split Cells. See screenshot:
2. In the Split Cells dialog, check the split type you need in the Type section, and the check Space in the Split by section. See screenshot:
3. Click Ok, select a cell to output the split cells in the popping dialog, and the click OK to finish. See screenshot:
After that, the sentences have been split into separate words.
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