Splitting text strings without using formulas

Excel 365 2013 2010 2007 2003
If you want to paste text in your worksheet, you can use Excel's Convert Text to Columns Wizard.

To do this, follow the next steps:

   1.    Select cells with the text that should be split.

   2.    On the Data tab, in the Data Tools group, click Text to Columns button:

Data Tools in Excel 2016

   3.    In the Convert Text to Columns Wizard - Step 1 of 3 dialog box, select the Delimited options, then click Next >:

Convert text to columns in Excel 2016

   4.    In the Convert Text to Columns Wizard - Step 2 of 3 dialog box, choose the Space as the delimiter, then click Next >:

Convert text to columns in Excel 2016

   5.    In the Convert Text to Columns Wizard - Step 3 of 3 dialog box, select each column and set the Data Format if needed.

Convert text to columns in Excel 2016

   6.    Click Finish.

See also this tip in French: Fractionner des chaînes de texte sans utiliser de formules.

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