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How to convert text in text box to cell content in Excel?

If there are some text boxes in a sheet, and you want to convert the contents in the text boxes into cells separately as below screenshot shown, are there any quick ways to solve this job except entering one by one in Excel? In this article, I introduce a macro to do you a favor on this problem.
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Convert text box contents to cell with VBA


arrow blue right bubble Convert text box contents to cell with VBA


Except macro code, there is no trick that can quickly convert text boxes to cell contents.

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

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

VBA: Convert text boxes to cell

Sub TextboxesToCell()
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20160918
    Dim xRg As Range
    Dim xRow As Long
    Dim xCol As Long
    Dim xTxtBox As TextBox
    
    Set xRg = Application.InputBox("Select a cell):", "Kutools for Excel", _
                                    ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.AddressLocal, , , , , 8)
    xRow = xRg.Row
    xCol = xRg.Column
    
    For Each xTxtBox In ActiveSheet.TextBoxes
        Cells(xRow, xCol).Value = xTxtBox.Text
        xTxtBox.Delete
        xRow = xRow + 1
    Next
    
End Sub

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3. Press F5 key to run the code, a dialog pops out to remind you select a cell to export the textbox contents. See screenshot:
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4. Click OK. Now all text boxes have been converted to cell contents.
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    Jason · 1 years ago
    VBA not working?!
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      Sunny · 1 years ago
      It works perfectly here. What happen while you running the code? It changes nothing? If you could, please describ more about your data and problem. Thank you.
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        Excelerator · 1 years ago
        Not working here either. Select destination cell, click OK, and nothing happens.
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          Sunny · 1 years ago
          I have tried it in Win10 Excel2016 and Win8 Excel2010, it works both. What working enviroment you use?