Extracting text and numbers in Excel

How to extract substrings and numbers in Excel 2016, 2013-2007

Add text to the selected cells by position

Cell Cleaner contains a tool that allows extracting text, substrings and numbers from one cell to another cell in your Excel worksheet. Forget about the complex formulas with the FIND, MIN, LEFT or RIGHT functions. Extract Text is a perfect alternative that offers you several radio buttons to use whether you want to extract text or numbers.

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Extract all or specific text in Excel

  1. Click on the Extract Text icon to show the add-in pane.
  2. Expand the Extract substrings and numbers group.
  3. Extract all or specific text in Excel
  4. Select the range of cells where you want to extract text or numbers.
  5. Select the radio button that corresponds to your task.
    • The first N characters. Enter the number of characters to extract from the beginning.
    • The last N characters. Specify the number of characters to extract from the end of your cells.
    • Extract text by position. Enter the position number of the first character and the number of characters to extract.
    • All before text. Type the text that has the substring to extract in front of it.
    • All after text. Specify the text that has the substring to extract behind.
    • Extract numbers. Get all numbers from the selected cells.
  6. Tick the Insert as formula checkbox to recalculate the resulting numbers when the source data update.
  7. You can verify the results on the add-in pane before pasting them to your worksheet. Verify the results on the add-in pane before pasting them

7. Press the Extract button to see the results next to the selected cells.

 
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