Introduction to Text Toolkit for Excel

Make your text cells perfect in Microsoft Excel

Text Toolkit for Excel is a brand-new add-in that includes 10 utilities (more are coming in the future updates) for your text cells. With this tool, you can work with your text in Excel for Mac, as well for Windows and on the web.

The toolkit lets you add characters, remove strings, split cells, extract text, trim spaces, convert symbols, change case, count chars, and swap text.

Supported Excel versions & browsers

Microsoft Excel Supported browsers for Excel online
  • Excel for Windows connected to Office 365
  • Excel for Mac connected to Office 365
  • Excel for Windows 2019
  • Excel for Windows 2016
  • Excel for Mac 2019
  • Excel for Mac 2016
    starting from 16.24
  • Excel on the web
  • Google Chrome 78 and higher
  • Microsoft Edge 44 and higher
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) – beta support 79 and higher
  • Safari 12 and higher (limited support)
  • Firefox 69 and higher

How to install the add-in

To launch the Text Toolkit add-in, please follow the Installation guide.

Getting started with Text Toolkit

To run the tool, go to the Home tab and click the Text Toolkit icon:
Click Text Toolkit.

You will see the add-in pane will all the utilities it includes:
Text Toolkit pane.

In the lower right corner, there is the More button, which you can click to open the More menu:
The More menu.

You can select the following options:

  • Profile lets you see the details of your profile.
  • Click Sign out to sign out or switch profiles.
  • View logs lets you copy the log files.
  • Online Help will open the corresponding documentation page in your browser.
  • Select Ask a question to contact us via email.
  • Click About to see the app version.

How to run and switch utilities

To run a utility, click its icon once:
Run a utility.

To select another tool, click the App Menu icon:
The App Menu icon.

How send us your log files

We store your log information locally and do not pass it to any third parties. In case you come across an issue or bug and contact our support service, we may ask you to send us the log files.

To get them, please go to the More menu and select View logs:
Select View logs.

Click the Copy to clipboard button:
Copy to clipboard.

And then paste the logs to a message body and send it to us.

How to use the utilities

In the list below, click on the utility of interest to jump right to the corresponding manual:

Learn more about the add-in releases, your privacy protection and have a look at the End-User License Agreement.

Ask a question (posted publicly)

If you have any questions or issues with this add-in, please feel free to post your concerns in the comments area. As soon as we answer, a notification message will be sent to your e-mail. If you do not want to share your thoughts in public, please contact us at support@ablebits.com.