Skip to main content

How to find and replace numbers with subscript in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-11-19
doc find replace number subscript 1
In Excel, you can use Find and Replace function to replace number with superscript format, but it not work when you want to replace with subscript format as below screenshot shown. However, I have some tricks can introduce for you to quickly handle with this question in Excel.

Find and replace all numbers with subscript by VBA

Find and replace numbers with subscript in chemical formulas by Kutools for Excel good idea3

In Excel, except to macro code, there is no method can help you find and replace text with subscript format.

1. Press Alt + F11 key to display Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and paste below code to the blank script.

VBA: Find and replace all numbers with subscript format

Sub SubscriptNumbers()
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20160705
    Dim xRg As Range
    Dim xTxt As String
    Dim xCell As Range
    Dim xChar As String
    Dim I As Long
    On Error Resume Next
    If ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.Count > 1 Then
      xTxt = ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.AddressLocal
    Else
      xTxt = ActiveSheet.UsedRange.AddressLocal
    End If
    Set xRg = Application.InputBox("Select a range:", "Kutools for Excel", xTxt, , , , , 8)
    If xRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    For Each xCell In xRg
        xTxt = xCell.Value
        For I = 1 To Len(xTxt)
            xChar = Mid(xTxt, I, 1)
            If xChar >= "0" And xChar <= "9" Then
                xCell.Characters(I, 1).Font.Subscript = True
            End If
        Next
    Next
    Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

doc find replace number subscript 2

3. Press F5 key, a Kutools for Excel dialog pops out to remind you select a working range. See screenshot:
doc find replace number subscript 5

4. After selecting, click OK, and the all numbers in the selection have been converted to be subscript.
doc find replace number subscript 1


In additional to macro code, actually, you can apply an easy utility called Subscript numbers in Chemical Formulas to quickly convert all normal numbers in chemical formulas to subscript format if you have installed Kutools for Excel.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 300 handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

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

Select the cells you want to format the numbers as subscript, click Kutools > Text > Subscript numbers in Chemical Formulas. See screenshot:
doc find replace number subscript 3

And a dialog pops out to remind you how many cells have been converted, and the numbers in selected chemical formulas have been formatted as subscript format.
doc find replace number subscript 4


Best Office Productivity Tools

🤖 Kutools AI Aide: Revolutionize data analysis based on: Intelligent Execution   |  Generate Code  |  Create Custom Formulas  |  Analyze Data and Generate Charts  |  Invoke Kutools Functions
Popular Features: Find, Highlight or Identify Duplicates   |  Delete Blank Rows   |  Combine Columns or Cells without Losing Data   |   Round without Formula ...
Super Lookup: Multiple Criteria VLookup    Multiple Value VLookup  |   VLookup Across Multiple Sheets   |   Fuzzy Lookup ....
Advanced Drop-down List: Quickly Create Drop Down List   |  Dependent Drop Down List   |  Multi-select Drop Down List ....
Column Manager: Add a Specific Number of Columns  |  Move Columns  |  Toggle Visibility Status of Hidden Columns  |  Compare Ranges & Columns ...
Featured Features: Grid Focus   |  Design View   |   Big Formula Bar    Workbook & Sheet Manager   |  Resource Library (Auto Text)   |  Date Picker   |  Combine Worksheets   |  Encrypt/Decrypt Cells    Send Emails by List   |  Super Filter   |   Special Filter (filter bold/italic/strikethrough...) ...
Top 15 Toolsets12 Text Tools (Add Text, Remove Characters, ...)   |   50+ Chart Types (Gantt Chart, ...)   |   40+ Practical Formulas (Calculate age based on birthday, ...)   |   19 Insertion Tools (Insert QR Code, Insert Picture from Path, ...)   |   12 Conversion Tools (Numbers to Words, Currency Conversion, ...)   |   7 Merge & Split Tools (Advanced Combine Rows, Split Cells, ...)   |   ... and more

Supercharge Your Excel Skills with Kutools for Excel, and Experience Efficiency Like Never Before. Kutools for Excel Offers Over 300 Advanced Features to Boost Productivity and Save Time.  Click Here to Get The Feature You Need The Most...

Description


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!
Comments (0)
No ratings yet. Be the first to rate!
There are no comments posted here yet
Leave your comments
Posting as Guest
×
Rate this post:
0   Characters
Suggested Locations