HOW TO Split text into different columns with the Convert Text to Columns Wizard IN EXCEL

Excel for Office 365 Excel 2019 Excel 2016 Excel 2013 Excel 2010 Excel 2007

You can take the text in one or more cells, and split it into multiple cells using the Convert Text to Columns Wizard.

  1. Select the cell or column that contains the text you want to split.
  2. Select Data Text to Columns.
  3. In the Convert Text to Columns Wizard, select Delimited > Next.
  4. Select the Delimiters for your data. For example, Comma and Space. You can see a preview of your data in the Data preview window.
  5. Select Next.
  6. Select the Column data format or use what Excel chose for you.
  7. Select the Destination, which is where you want the split data to appear on your worksheet.
  8. Select Finish.

Need more help?

You can always ask an expert in the Excel Tech Community, get support in the Answers community, or suggest a new feature or improvement on Excel User Voice.

About the Author

Sande Kennedy is the founder and Editor in Chief of SandeKennedy.com & Kenyans247.com He is a Kenyan-based Internetprenuer,blogger Political Activist & informer who has an interest in politics, governance, corporate-fraud and human-interest. Kindly drop me a note if you feel aggrieved on any matter that you would want to be highlighted  WhatsApp: +254791890826 Read More about me here