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Art Schaak wrote at 2013-01-17 19:14:27
Couldn't the TRIM function be used here?  Assuming the data is in cells A1:A3300, put a formula of =TRIM(A1) in cell B1 and then copy it down.



Additionally, you say Find and Replace didn't work.  Did it not work or did it not work completely?  If you have three contiguous spaces and want to get rid of two of them, Find two spaces and Replace with one space will need to be run twice.  The first time the three contiguous spaces will become two.  The second time the two contiguous spaces will become one, which is what you want.  


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