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Quickly convert text string to formula in Excel

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2021-12-24

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Supposing, there are multiple text strings such as =A1*0.88 which looks like formula, but displayed as text in your worksheet, and now, you need to convert theses text strings to real formulas. Normally, you apply the code to solve this problem, however, with the feature Convert Text to Formula of Kutools for Excel, you can change all of the text strings to formulas quickly and easily.

Click Kutools >> Conversion >> Convert Text to Formula, see screenshot:

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Note: If you have shifted the Toolbar Mode of Kutools to Narrow, please click Kutools > Content > Convert Text to Formula. See screenshot:
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1. Select the range of cells that you want to convert the text strings to real formulas.

2. Apply this feature by clicking Kutools > Conversion > Convert Text to Formula, and all of the text strings have been converted to the real formulas at once. See screenshots:

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1. This utility supports Undo;

2. If you want to convert the formulas to text strings back, you can visit Convert Formula to Text feature.

Demo: Quickly convert cell formulas to text strings and vise versa

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