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How to remove whitespace after text in Excel?

In some cases, there may be some useless whitespaces leaving behind text strings in cells as below screenshot shown, and here I will talk about how to remove the useless whitespaces from strings.
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Remove whitespace with formulas

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Remove whitespace with formulas

There are some formulas for different conditions.

Remove trailing whitespace =TRIM(LEFT(A1, LEN(A1)-1))&""""
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Remove extra whitespace =TRIM(A2)
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If you want to remove all whitespaces, select the cell you use, press Ctrl + H to enable Find and Replace dialog, type a space in the Find what text box, and leave nothing in Replace with text box.
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Click Replace, and then the spaces in the cell have been removed.

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Remove whitespace with Kutools for Excel

If you have Kutools for Excel, the Remove Spaces utility can do you a nice favor.

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

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

1. Select the cells you use, click Kutools > Text > Remove Spaces. See screenshot:
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2. In the Spaces Type section of the dialog, you can check the option as you need, then click Ok to finish. See screenshot:
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