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How to split cell into columns in Google Sheet?

In Excel, you can easily split cell into columns with the Text to Columns function, but in Google sheet, you can apply a simple formula to handle the same job.

Split cell into columns in Google sheet

Split cell into columns in Excel sheet

Quickly Split one cell into columns or rows based on delimiter

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Split cell into columns in Google sheet

If you want to split a single cell to columns, you can select a cell which you will place the result, type this formula =SPLIT(A1," ") (A1 is the cell you split, “ “ is the separator you split based on), and press Enter key. Now the cell has been split. Drag fill handle down to the cells which needed to be split.

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Split cell into columns in Excel sheet

In Excel, the Text to Columns function can split cell into columns, but the steps are a little boring and tedious. With the Split Cells feature of Kutools for Excel, you can split cell into columns or rows quickly and easily.

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

1. Select the cells you want to split, and click Kutools > Text > Split Cells.
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2. In the Split Cells dialog, select the type you need, and specify the separator you will split based on. See screenshot:
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3. Click Ok to select a cell to output the result.
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4. Click OK, then the cells have been split into rows or columns as you need.

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