How to Remove Spaces in Excel

In this tutorial, you will learn how to remove space in Excel.

There are easy techniques to eliminate all spaces from Excel cells or excessive spaces between words. To tidy up the content of cells, you can use the trim formula, Excel Find & Replace, or a specific Excel add-in.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to remove space in Excel.

Remove Space in Excel

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to remove space in Excel.

Step 1

First, you need to have a clean and tidy group of data to work with.

Step 2

You can use the TRIM function to delete excess spaces in between words. To do so, insert this formula =TRIM(A2).

Step 3

Once you are done, the formula will return the values like this.


That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

In this tutorial, I covered how to remove space in Excel.