Free Excel Macro : Remove the Apostrophe from a Number

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Download free Excel Macro : Remove The Apostrophe From A Number

Macros are one of the most powerful features in Excel. They are small programs that can automate tasks and save you a lot of time.

If you are not familiar with macros, they can seem a bit daunting. But once you learn how to use them, you will wonder how you ever managed without them!

In this article, we will show you how to use the Macro "Remove The Apostrophe From A Number" in Excel. We will also provide some examples of how macros can be used to automate tasks.

How to use Macros in Excel?

Macros are written in a programming language called Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). VBA is a simple language that is easy to learn.

You do not need to be a programmer to use macros. However, if you are familiar with programming, you can use VBA to create more complex macros.

There are two ways to use macros in Excel:
    1. Use a macro that is already written.
     2. Write your own macro.

For both methods check out those articles to know how to use macros in Excel:

To create a macro in Excel, open the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) by pressing Alt+F11 on your keyboard.

In the VBE, select Insert > Module. This will insert a new blank module into the VBE.

In the new module, paste the code below.

For example, the following code will create a macro that will Remove the Apostrophe from a Number:

Sub removeApostrophes()
Selection.Value = Selection.Value
End Sub

To run the macro, press the Run button in the toolbar (or press F5 on your keyboard).

About Remove The Apostrophe From A Number Excel Macro

If you work with numbers in Microsoft Excel, you may occasionally need to remove the apostrophe that indicates a number is formatted as text. For example, if you import data from another program that includes text-formatted numbers, Excel may incorrectly assume those numbers are text strings. As a result, you may see the #VALUE! error when you try to perform calculations with those numbers. To remove the apostrophe from a number in Excel, you can use the FIND and REPLACE features. First, open your Excel spreadsheet. Then, press Ctrl+F to open the Find and Replace dialog box. In the Find what field, type an apostrophe ('). Leave the Replace with field blank. Then, click the Replace All