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Kutools for Excel 22.00 HOT

300+ Powerful Features You Must Have in Excel

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Kutools for Excel is a powerful add-in that frees you from performing time-consuming operations in Excel, such as combine sheets quickly, merge cells without losing data, paste to only visible cells, count cells by color and so on. 300+ powerful features / functions for Excel 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 or Office 365!

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Adding Tabbed Interface for Office

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It enables tabbed browsing, editing, and managing of Microsoft Office applications. You can open multiple documents / files in a single tabbed window, such as using the browser IE 8/9/10, Firefox, and Google Chrome. It's compatible with Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 or Office 365. Demo

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100+ Powerful Features for Word

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Kutools for Word is a powerful add-in that frees you from time-consuming operations which majority of Word users have to perform daily! It can save your time from using Microsoft Word / Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 or Office 365!

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Bringing Back Your Familiar Menus

Restores the old look and menus of Office 2003 to Microsoft Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 or Office 365. Don’t lose time in finding commands on the new Ribbon. Easy to deploy to all computers in enterprises and organizations.

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How to remove all asterisk characters from cells in Excel?

I am working with a worksheet which contains some asterisks within the cell contents, now, I want to remove all these asterisks from the cells, how could I solve this problem in Excel?

Remove all asterisk characters from cells with formula

Remove all asterisk characters from cells with Find and Replace function

Remove all asterisk characters from cells with Kutools for Excel


Remove all asterisk characters from cells with formula

Here is a simple formula may help you to remove the asterisks from cells. Please do as follows:

1. Enter this formula: =SUBSTITUTE(A1,"*","") into a blank cell besides your data, B1, for instance, and then press Enter key, see screenshot:

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2. Then select cell B1, and drag the fill handle down to the range cells that need apply this formula, and all the asterisks have been removed from the cells, see screenshot:

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3. As they are formulas, when you copy and paste them, please paste them as values to prevent the formulas making errors.


Remove specific characters: (such as: numeric, alpha, non-printing, specific characters, etc.)

With Kutools for ExcelRemove Characters utility, you can quickly remove the numeric, alpha characters or other specific characters from text strings as you need. Click to download Kutools for Excel!


Remove all asterisk characters from cells with Find and Replace function

The Find and Replace command also can help you to replace the asterisks with nothing, please do with following steps:

1. Select the data range that you want to remove the asterisks.

2. Click Home > Find & Select > Replace , see screenshot:

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3. In the popped out Find and Replace dialog box, enter the ~* into the Find what text box, and type nothing in the Replace with text box under the Replace tab, see screenshot:

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4. And then click Replace All button, and all the asterisks have been removed from the cells. Then click OK in the popped out prompt box and close the Find and Replace dialog.


Remove all asterisk characters from cells with Kutools for Excel

Excel provides the above two methods, here, I can also introduce you a powerful tool -- Kutools for Excel, with its Remove Characters feature, you can also remove alpha characters, numeric characters, ans so on...

Kutools for Excel : with more than 300 handy Excel add-ins, free to try with no limitation in 30 days. 

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do with following steps:

1. Select the data range that you want to remove the asterisks.

2. Click Kutools > Text > Remove Characters, see screenshot:

3. In the Remove Characters dialog box, check Custom option from the Remove Characters section, and enter the asterisk character into the text box, you can preview the result from the Preview pane at the same time, see screenshot:

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4. Then click Ok or Apply button, all the asterisks have been removed from the selected cells.

Click to know more about this Remove Characters feature.

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Demo: Remove all asterisk characters from cells with Kutools for Excel

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