Easily find and replace in multiple worksheets and workbooks

Normally we can easily find and replace values in active worksheet or all worksheets of active workbook, but it's tough to find and replace values in multiple worksheets and workbooks at the same time. Kutools for Excel's Find & Replace in Multiple Workbooks utility is designed to help us find and replace values, hyperlinks, chart titles in multiple worksheets and workbooks easily.

Find values, hyperlinks, chart titles in multiple worksheets of opened workbooks

Find values, hyperlinks, chart titles in all opened workbooks (Excel files)

Replace values, hyperlinks, chart titles in multiple workbooks (Excel files)

Demo


Click Find and Replace button shot find replace multiple sheets files 0  in the Navigation Pane, (or click Kutools > Find > Find & Replace in Multiple Workbooks) see screenshot:
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Find values, hyperlinks, chart titles in multiple worksheets of opened workbooks

You can apply Kutools for Excel's Find & Replace in Multiple Workbooks utility to find values in multiple worksheets of opened workbooks easily. Please do as follows:

1. Switch to the Find and Replace view by clicking the Find and Replace button in the Navigation Pane.

2. Click the Find tab at the top.

3. In the Find what box, type the value that you will find in multiple worksheets.

4. In the drop-down section, you need to configure as follows.

4.1) In the Within drop-down list, select the Selected Sheets option.
4.2) In the Search drop-down list, select the way (By Rows or By Columns) you will search data based on;
4.3) In the Look in drop-down list, select one search type as you need: Formulas, Values, Comments, Hyperlinks, Chart Titles.

5. In the Workbooks list, only check the worksheets of workbooks which you will find values in.

Tip: By default all worksheets of all opened workbooks are selected in the workbooks list. You can uncheck all worksheets of all workbooks by clearing the checkbox at the upper-right corner of workbooks list, and then only check specified worksheets of opened workbooks.

6. Click the Find All button to search, and it will list all results at the bottom of Navigation pane.


Find values, hyperlinks, chart titles in All opened workbooks (Excel files)

This utility can also find values in all/multiple opening workbooks easily. Please do as follows:

1. Shift to the Find and Replace view by clicking the Find and Replace button in the Navigation Pane.

2. Click the Find tab at the top.

3. In the Find what box, type the value that you will find in multiple workbooks.

4. In the drop-down section, you need to configure as follows.

4.1) In the Within drop-down list, select the All Workbooks option.
4.2) In the Search drop-down list, select the way (By Rows or By Columns) you will search data based on;
4.3) In the Look in drop-down list, select one search type as you need: Formulas, Values, Comments, Hyperlinks, Chart Titles.

5. In the Workbooks list, you can see all opened workbooks are listing inside.

6. Click the Find All button to search, and it will list all results at the bottom of Navigation pane.


Replace values, hyperlinks, chart titles in all opened workbooks (Excel files)

To replace text in multiple opening workbooks with this utility, please do as follows:

1. Shift to the Find and Replace view by clicking the Find and Replace button in the Navigation Pane.

2. Click the Replace tab at the top.

3. In the Find what box, type the value that you will replace in multiple workbooks.

4. In the Replace with box, type the value that you will replace with.

5. In the Within drop-down list, select the All Workbooks option;.

Tips:
5.1) In the Search drop-down list, select the way (By Rows or By Columns) you will search data based on;
5.2) In the Look in drop-down list, select one search type as you need: Formulas, Hyperlinks and Chart Titles.

6. All opened workbooks are listing in the Workbooks box.

7. Click the Replace All button to replace specified text or value in selected workbooks at once.


Notes:

1. Click the button will float the Find and Replace pane to the workspace.

2. Click the  button will minimize the finding and searching options, and click the  button will expand advanced finding and searching options again.

3. If you want to do a case-sensitive searching, please check the Match Case option.

4. If you want to search with matching entire cell contents, please check the Match entire Cell option.

5. Click the Delete button to clear all searching results.

6. This utility does not work in Windows XP.

7. On the Find and Replace pane, you can click the share icon to share this feature to your friends or social medias, including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Weibo.

Demo: Easily find and replace in multiple worksheets and workbooks


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