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How to quickly add comma between words in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-08-20

Supposing there are some words which are separated by space in a cell, now you want to add comma between these words as below screenshot shown, how can you quickly handle it without adding one by one in Excel? I have two methods that can handle it.

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Add comma between words with Find and Replace function

Add comma between words with SUBSTITUTE function


Add comma between words with Find and Replace function

With Find and Replace function can quickly find the spaces which between words and replace with space following commas.

1. Select the cells you want to add comma between words, press Ctrl + H to enable Find and Replace function.
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2. Then in the Find what textbox, type spacebar to enter a space into it, go to the Replace with textbox, type spacebar once time and press , into it.
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3. Click Replace All, all spaces have been replaced with space + comma.
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4. Click OK > Close to exit the Find and Replace function.


Add comma between words with SUBSTITUTE function

If you do not want to change the original data, maybe you can try SUBSTITUTE function.

Select a cell which you will place result in, type this =SUBSTITUTE(TRIM(A1)," ",", ") into it, press Enter key, and drag fill handle down to apply the formula to cells you need.
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This worked perfect! Thank you!!!!
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