How to identify and select all bold cells or text in Excel?
Normally you can format a cell’s content or text with font style Bold. Here comes a question, can we just quickly identify and select all cells which have been applied the bold font style? The following tutorials will help you easily identify and select all cells which contain bold content or text from a range in Excel quickly.
Now we will show you the detailed steps to identify and select all bold cells in following range data. See screenshot:
You can find and select all bold cells in a selection by the Find command.
Step 1: Select the range that you want to identify the bold cells in.
Step 2: Click the Home > Find & Select > Find to open the Find and Replace dialog box. You can also open the Find and Replace dialog box with pressing the Ctrl + H keys.
Step 3: In the Find and Replace dialog box, click the Format button. If you can't find out the Format button, please click the Options button first.
Step 4: In the Find Format dialog box, under the Font tab, select the Bold in the Fond style box, and click OK. See the following screenshot:
Step 5: Go back to the Find and Replace dialog box, click the Find All button. All bold cells in the selection are listed at the bottom of this dialog box.
Step 6: Select all finding results with holding down the Ctrl + C keys. Now it selects all bold cells in the selection at once. See the following screenshot:
The following VBA code can also help you to select all bold cells in a selection immediately. Please do as this:
Step 1: Hold down the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
Step 2: Click Insert > Module, and paste the following macro in the Module Window.
VBA code: select all bold cells in a range
Sub SelectBold() 'update20131218 Dim Rng As Range Dim WorkRng As Range Dim OutRng As Range On Error Resume Next xTitleId = "KutoolsforExcel" Set WorkRng = Application.Selection Set WorkRng = Application.InputBox("Range", xTitleId, WorkRng.Address, Type:=8) For Each Rng In WorkRng If Rng.Font.Bold Then If OutRng Is Nothing Then Set OutRng = Rng Else Set OutRng = Union(OutRng, Rng) End If End If Next If Not OutRng Is Nothing Then OutRng.Select End If End Sub
Step 3: Then press F5 key to run this code, and a prompt box will pop out to tell you to select a range that you want to use. See screenshot:
Step 4: And then click OK, all the cells with bold values have been selected at once.
If you have Kutools for Excel installed, the Select Cells with Format tool can help you select all bold cells in a specific selection quickly.
Step 1: Click the Kutools > Select Tools > Select Cells with Format….
Step 2: In the Select Cell with Format dialog box, do the following options:
|1. Click button to select the range that you want to select all the bold cells.|
|2. And then click Choose Format From Cell button to choose one cell that has bold value.|
|3. In the attribute list box, check Bold option under Font section. And unchecked the other formatting options.|
Step 3: Then click OK, and a prompt box will remind you selecting the matching cells or search again, and click Yes.
Step 4: And all the cells which have the same bold formatting have been selected.
The Select Cells with Format tool can selects cells with the same formatting from a range cells according to the formatting of the base cell or the base cell attributes. Click to know more…
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