How to delete/remove a word in Excel

In this article, we will learn How to delete / remove a word in Excel.


In Excel, removing or replacing a particular word is very easy. For example removing .com from all the cells in the current sheet. Or replacing a word with another word within excel. For these problems we use the Find and Replace option in excel.

Find and Replace all in Excel

Find and Replace options are common functions in excel. And these are the common practices to use these options in Excel. Let's get this one by one.

You can locate the find option using two ways

  1. Go to Home tab > Find & Select > Find
  2. Use Ctrl + F shortcut to find dialog box.

You can find the replace option in excel from the below mentioned ways.

  1. Go to Home tab > Find & Select > Replace
  2. Use Ctrl + H shortcut to replace dialog box.

Example :

All of these might be confusing to understand. Let's understand how to use the function using an example. Here we will learn how to access the find and replace dialog box. These two options are very similar to use in Excel.

First we learn how to access the Replace option. Go to Home tab > Find & Select > Replace or use Ctrl + H

Fill the value to replace and the value to replace with. If you wish to delete / remove the word, then leave the replace with option blank.

Here are all the observational notes using the formula in Excel
Notes :

  1. You can replace one by one or all at once in excel.
  2. Find options only locates the occurrence of words in the sheet.

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