Remove only text from cells that containing numbers and texts with User-defined function
You can also use the below User-defined function to remove texts from specified cells and keep numbers only.
1. Press the Alt + F11 keys simultaneously to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, click Insert > Module. Then copy and paste the below VBA code into the Code window. See screenshot:
VBA code: Remove only text from cells that containing numbers and texts
Function OnlyNums(strWord As String)
Dim strChar As String
Dim x As Integer
Dim strTemp As String
strTemp = ""
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
For x = 1 To Len(strWord)
strChar = Mid(strWord, x, 1)
If Asc(strChar) >= 48 And _
Asc(strChar) <= 57 Then
strTemp = strTemp & strChar
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
OnlyNums = Val(strTemp)
Private Sub Worksheet_BeforeDoubleClick(ByVal Target As Range, Cancel As Boolean)
If Not Intersect(Target, Range("A1:B10")) Is Nothing Then Cancel = True
3. Press the Alt + Q keys to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
4. Select a blank cell, enter formula =OnlyNums(A2) into the Formula Bar, and then press the Enter key to get the result. Keep selecting the result cell, drag its Fill Handle down to get all results. See screenshot:
Note: In the formula. A2 is the cell you will remove texts and keep only numbers. Please change it as you need.
Now you can see all texts are removed and only numbers are kept in specified cells.
Easily remove only text from cells that containing numbers and texts with Kutools for Excel
This section will recommend the Remove Characters utility of Kutools for Excel. With this utility, you can remove all non-numeric characters from cells by just several click, and keep only numbers in cells. Please do as follows.
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