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How to remove text indicator (‘) in Excel?

In Excel, there are some text indicator ‘ in the cells as below screenshot shown, and how can you quickly remove these text indicators from the strings?
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Remove text indicator with formula

Remove text indicator with Text by Columns

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Remove text indicator with formula


To remove the text indicator from a string, you just need one simple formula.

Select a blank cell that will output the result, and then type this formula =VALUE(A1), press Enter key, and drag fill handle over the cells which need this formula.
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To remove text indicator from dates cells, after applying the formula, format them as Date.


Remove text indicator with Text by Columns

In Excel, the Text to Columns feature also can remove the text indicator.

1. Select the cells you use, and click Data > Text to Columns.
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2. In the Convert Text to Columns Wizard dialog, keep the Delimited option selected, and directly click Finish.
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Now the indicators have been removed from the selected cells.

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If you want to save the results in another cells, click Next > Next in the Convert Text to Columns Wizard dialog to go to last step, next select one cell to output the result, and then click the Finish button.
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Convert between formula and text

If you have Kutools for Excel, its Convert Text to Formula utility can quickly remove the text indicator from each cell in selection.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 120 handy functions, makes your jobs easier. 

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

Select the cells with text indicators, click Kutools > Content > Convert Text to Formula. See screenshot:
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Then text indicators have been removed.

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If you want to convert the formula to text back, apply Kutools > Content > Convert Formula to Text.



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