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How to display only rows with certain text in Excel?

In Excel, the Filter function is used widely in our daily work. And in this case, I introduce how to filter rows with certain text in Excel. For instance, here are two columns, and I want to show the rows which contain “KTE” in column B only as below screenshot shown.
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Show rows contain a specific string by Filter function

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Show rows contain a specific string by Filter function


To display rows that contain a string, you can do as below:

1. Select the ranges you use, and click Data > Filter to enable the Filter function.
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2. Then click at the filter icon on the column you want to filter on, and select Text Filters > Contains. See screenshot:
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3. In the Custom AutoFilter dialog, you can specify the text you want to filter based on. See screenshot:
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4. Click OK. Then only the rows which contain the text string you specified are displayed.


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If you usually use the same filter criteria across workbooks, you can apply Kutools for Excel’s Super Filter function, it can save the filter settings for reusing easily with only several clicks, without reconfiguring it repeatedly.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:(Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)

1. Select the data you want to user, click Enterprise > Super Filter. See screenshot:
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2. Then in the Super Filter pane, check Specified to fix the filtering range, and specify the criteria as you need in the pane. See screenshot:
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For more filtering details, click this.

3. Click Filter to filter the range.
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4. Then click Save current filter settings button doc save , then a dialog pops out for you to give this scenario a name.

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5. Click OK, and you can click Manage filter settings scenarios button doc manager , select the specified filter setting you want, and then click Open to enable the filter settings next time.
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Tip. If you want to have a free trial of the Super Filter function, please go to free try Kutools for Excel first, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.


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