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Create a macro to trim selected cells in excel

Hi,
Im looking to create a macro to trim the selected cells. By trim i mean get rid of extra space on both sides. I kow I can do this with with the function TRIM() but i was looking to do this with a macro since there are several columns to be trimmed, and it would save me a lot of time to select the cells and just run the macro.

thanks a lot.
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byundt

8/22/2022 - Mon
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damixa

Thanks a bunch, much appreciated.
byundt

The code will run faster if you excluded cells that were blank and turned screen updating off.
Sub Trimmer()
Dim cel As Range, rg As Range
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Set rg = Selection.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeConstants)
If Not rg Is Nothing Then
    For Each cel In rg.Cells
        cel = Application.Trim(cel)
    Next
End If
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

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