Adding Spaces to a Number in Excel - Excel Macro

Posted on 2012-04-09
Last Modified: 2012-04-09

I have a series of numbers in column E of my spreadsheet that I want to a space after every 2 digits.  

For example, I want to change  21550080140210  in cell E10 to  21 55 00 80 14 02 10 and then continue down the column (E11 to the end) until all numbers have been changed

How do I approach this situation in Excel to create a macro to do this.

Thanks for checking my question out

Question by:BulldogMike
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Accepted Solution

Saqib Husain, Syed earned 500 total points
ID: 37823545
If the numbers are numerical then numberformat the cells as custom format using ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##

If they are text entries then try this macro

Sub splittwos()
    Dim cel As Range, i As Long
    For Each cel In Range("E10:E" & Range("E10").End(xlDown).Row)
        For i = Len(cel) + (Len(cel) + 1) Mod 2 To 1 Step -2
            cel = WorksheetFunction.Replace(cel, i, 0, " ")
        Next i
    Next cel
End Sub

Author Closing Comment

ID: 37823872
My data was numeric so this was an easy fix. - Thanks

Look for my next question on how to pull descriptions for these codes from Spreadsheet B into spreadsheet A where the codes reside



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