To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoHi Turker,
To replace all of a certain character from a cell, you need to apply this formula =SUBSTITUTE(A1,"o","_")
How to replace nth/all occurrences of a character in string in Excel?
For example, there is a string in a cell, and you need to replace the third “o” in the string, how could you quickly solve it? And what if replacing all occurrence of this characters in the string? This article will show you the method.
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This method will introduce the easy SUBSTITUTE function to replace the nth or all occurrences of a certain character in a cell in Excel.
Select a blank cell, and type the formula =SUBSTITUTE(A1,"o","_",3) into it, and press the Enter key. See screenshot:
And now you will see the third “o” is replaced. See screenshot:
(1) In the formula =SUBSTITUTE(A1,"o","_",3), A1 is the cell you will replace string, o is the specified character you will replace, _ is the specified character you will replace with, and 3 means you will replace the 3rd occurrence of “o”.
(2) If you need to replace all occurrences of “o” with underline in the Cell A1, please apply this formula =SUBSTITUTE(A1,"o","_").
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To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoI use Office 2013 and last parameter doesn't work as intended. I didn't specify it but it works like 1 entered.Only first occurence is replaced.