In this article, we are going to discuss the step by step procedure of changing content from a text file into an excel one. If you do not know how to do that, follow these steps.
How to Convert Text File to Excel
Follow the below-given step by step instructions to a covert content text file to excel without having a hassle.
At first open the Excel spreadsheet. The place, where you want to save the data. Then click the Data tab.
You will find a Get External Data group. Click on “From Text”.
After that select the TXT or CSV file which you want to convert. Now click on “Import”.
Next you have to select “Delimited”. The delimiter is a typical way of saying that your TXT file uses tabs. In the case of CSV file, it uses commas to separate and group your data.
After that click on “Next”. Now select the delimiter. It groups your data into individual columns in the Data preview field. You have to select “Tab” when converting a TXT file.
The “Comma” when converting a CSV file.
Please keep that in mind that if you select “Space”, it will split a single column into multiple columns. The column may have header text has multiple words. As an example, we can say that a “First Name” column becomes a “First” column. The “Name” column. You must look carefully at the Data preview to make sure your data’s alignment with the intended column header.
Then click on “Next” and after that select the “General”. Then click on “Finish” button.
Now you have to choose the “Existing Worksheet”.
Next please add “=$A$1” to the field. That will ensure that your data begins in Row 1 and Column A cell of the spreadsheet. If there remains any blank row in the spreadsheet above your data, then it may cause a file import error.
Then click on “OK” and after that tap on the “Save” button to save the changes.