Advanced Find and Replace for Google Sheets

Search within notes, formulas, values, links, and errors

This add-on offers advanced possibilities to find and replace in Google Sheets. Have your value in formulas, notes, links, and errors on different sheets — the tool will show you the entire list of matches. 1 click on any result will instantly bring you to the necessary cell. Besides being able to export the found records, you can replace all or only the selected values with any entry of your choice as well as delete them from the sheets altogether.

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Advanced Find and Replace for Google Sheets

With Advanced Find and Replace you will

  • Search within the selected cells or across multiple sheets Have the add-on scan a particular data range or choose the sheets to look in.
  • Find exact matches only Pinpoint only cells that match your searched record entirely.
  • Export the results to a new sheet Transfer all found entries or only rows with the values you're looking for to another sheet.
  • Find and replace in values, formulas, notes, links, and errors Scan all types of data simultaneously or tick off only those you’re interested in.
  • Replace all or only selected values at once Substitute all or only some of the found entries in a button-click.
  • Delete rows with the found records from the sheets Remove the whole rows either with all found entries or only those you select across all sheets.

How to search and replace data in Google Sheets

Search the value in all data types
Search the value in all data types
Get all the found records arranged in the tree view
Get all the found records arranged in the tree view
Make use of the <em>By mask</em> option and wildcard characters to search for all errors (or other types of data) across all Google sheets
Make use of the By mask option and wildcard characters to search for all errors (or other types of data) across all Google sheets
Get all the found errors grouped by sheets and jump to the necessary cells in one click
Get all the found errors grouped by sheets and jump to the necessary cells in one click
Replace all or only some Google Sheets entries at once…
Replace all or only some Google Sheets entries at once…
…or export all rows with found values to another sheet…
…or export all rows with found values to another sheet…
…or delete the rows with the found entries from the sheets completely
…or delete the rows with the found entries from the sheets completely

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Frequently asked questions

What is Advanced Find and Replace and what do I need it for?

The add-on offers an enhanced way to find and replace data in Google Sheets. Its advanced options provide a thorough scan across multiple spreadsheets or within the selected range. Enter the search query and pick other criteria: consider text case and data type, or retrieve the cells that contain only the exact entry. The add-on will get the most precise results by picking all relevant items.

How does it differ from the standard Google find and replace feature?

Our add-on finds and replaces data in Google Sheets formulas, notes, hyperlinks, and errors.

With this tool at hand, you can forget about switching to each found value one after another. You will see all matching records listed with their cell address and data type. Simply click on the record in the list to select it in your sheet.

You can also change multiple values with a click. And if you'd like to bring the search results to a separate sheet or remove from the sheets completely, simply export or delete them with any adjacent data.

How do I do an advanced search in Google Sheets?

  1. Run the add-on.
  2. Enter the record to look for.
  3. Specify the type of data to search within: formulas, values, notes, etc.
  4. Check the sheets you’d like to scan.
  5. Click Find all.

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How can I manage found records?

Replace all. To replace all values at once, enter the new text and click Replace all.

Replace selected. To change only some of the found records, select them in the add-on tree view, enter the replacement text, and click Replace.

Export. To export values, click on the icon with three dots right above the list of found results and choose records to transfer.

Delete. To delete the rows with all or only the selected found entries, click the same icon with three dots and select the required option.

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Is your add-on case sensitive?

Yes, if you decide to make it so. :) A special Match case option lets you differentiate between the same records written in various cases.

What types of data does your Advanced Find and Replace process?

Our tool searches in Google Sheets values, formulas, notes, hyperlinks, and errors.

Can I check my spreadsheets for all notes, formulas, or hyperlinks only?

Sure! The option called By mask and a couple of wildcard characters will help you indicate the pattern of the values to look for.

For example, to see the list of all errors, tick off By mask along with Errors to look in. Then enter the asterisk (*) into the Find what field and press Find all — the tool will do the rest.

I have multiple spreadsheets that are being updated constantly. Should I still set searching options each time I run the add-on?

No, Advanced Find and Replace remembers the options you check and keeps them that way for you on the next run. You’ll only need to enter the text to search for and hit Find all.

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System requirements

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  • Microsoft: Windows 7 and up
  • Mac: High Sierra 10.13 and up
  • Chrome OS™
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  • Chrome™
  • Firefox
  • Safari (Mac only)