How do you replace text in Excel?


hello i want to ask How do you replace text in Excel?


It depends on your detailed needs and workflow.
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In an attempt to answer the question I’d note that in Excel on Mac OS there is a Find menu item and a sub item “Replace”.

I’ve found that unreliable - as it’s often greyed out. (I’m not sure why.)

But given that you could automate.

(Also in Excel, I’ve found the Font dialog (which I’ve used in automation) a tiny bit laggy to pop up. This, I think is also true of the Find/Replace dialog. So add a 1 second pause in your macro between selecting the menu item and trying to tab and type in the dialog that pops up.)

Let us know how you get on. And, I agree, a better problem description would’ve been helpful.


Use Excel's default keyboard shortcut Control + H (⌃H)


Then add a small delay and then tab through, adding what you need.