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Replaces part of a text string with a different text string.

Sample Usage

REPLACE("Spreadsheets", 1, 6, "Bed")


REPLACE(text, position, length, new_text)

  • text - The text, a part of which will be replaced.

  • position - The position where the replacement will begin (starting from 1).

  • length - The number of characters in the text to be replaced.

  • new_text - The text which will be inserted into the original text.


  • This function returns text as the output. If a number is desired, try using the VALUE function in conjunction with this function.

See Also

REGEXREPLACE: Replaces part of a text string with a different text string using regular expressions.

SUBSTITUTE: Replaces existing text with new text in a string.

To use the REPLACE Formula, simply begin with your edited Excellentable.

Then begin typing the REPLACE formula in the area you would like to display the outcome: 






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