How to remove spaces between characters and numbers within cells in Excel?
When you copy some data into Excel, there may be some spaces between characters or numbers, and how can you remove all spaces? This tutorial can introduce some tips for you to remove all spaces in the range of cells.
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1. In a blank cell C2 which is adjacent to the original data cell, enter the formula =Substitute(A2," ",""). See screenshot:
2. Select C2, then drag the fill handle over the range of cells that you want to apply this formula. Then the original contents are extracted to the new column with all spaces between characters removed. See screenshot:
Sometimes, we want to remove all spaces between character and numbers in a range, we can use Replace function to solve it.
1. Highlight the range that you want to remove all spaces.
2. Click Home > Find & Select > Replace…, the Find and Replace dialog box will pop out.
3. In the Find what box, press the space bar once, don’t input anything in the Replace with box, then click Replace All. There will be a prompt message telling you how many spaces have been removed. See screenshot:
4. Then click OK and close the dialog box, all of the spaces between the values are deleted. See screenshot:
There is a flexible way to remove extra spaces, all spaces, leading spaces, trailing spaces or leading and trailing spaces in a range. If you have Kutools for Excel, you can use the Remove Spaces feature to quickly remove any types of spaces in the range with one click.
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1. Select the range you want to remove spaces.
2. Click Kutools > Text > Remove Spaces. See screenshot:
3. Then a Remove Spaces dialog box will display, choose All spaces from the Spaces Type that you want to remove, and then click Ok, all the spaces between the cell values have been removed at once. See screenshot:
Note: From the Spaces Type, we can see there are many other spaces types that we can quickly remove with this Remove Spaces tool.
If you want to split names in cells such as split names into first names and last names, the Split Names utility of Kutools for Excel can help you to easily acheive it. See screenshot:
Also, you can split selected cells by certain characters (such as space, new line, semicolon and so on) into rows or columns as you need with the Split range utility.
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To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 4 years agoThank you, easy to understand. best on the web
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 4 years agoVery easy to understand. Good to follow.
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 years agobullshit....doesn't work
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoDidnt work for me too, however found the right way. Select and highlight the space you want to get rid of. Copy this space and select the find and replace. Paste this space in find and replace with nothing. I guess it wasnt a space in the first place. Whatever it was you now find it by copying whatever it was. Hope it works for you.
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoIt really worked....I tried may function like Clean, Trim, Substitute, etc
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoTHAT WORKED! Thanks man
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agothanks soo much. you are a genius!!!!
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years ago[quote name="Erika"]It worked for me! Thank you![/quote]
Thank you so much for that. This saved a lot of time
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoIt worked for me! Thank you!
To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 4 years agoThanks a lot, the Replace option worked as a charm... you really saved loads of my time.
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