How to use import text wizard in Excel

In this tutorial we will learn how to use the excel text import wizard. The Text Import Wizard is a powerful tool in Excel for importing data from various formats such as text, CSV, and other file types. In this case, we will only import text files. Here is a step-by-step guide for using the Text Import Wizard in Excel:

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Step 1 – Select the file and import

– Open the file that you want to import.
– From the Data tab, click the “Get Data” button.
– Select “From Text” from the drop-down menu.
– A dialog box will appear.
– Choose the file that you want to import and click “Open”.

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Step 2 – Set the data type and formats

As you will select the file a new dialogue boxes will appear for data types and to set formats , below is the  procedure;

– A new dialogue box will appear.
– Select the original data type as Delimited or Fixed Width.
– In my case , I will select the Delimited , click next.
– A new dialogue box will appear showing the Data Preview . If it is according to your requirements click next or use other delimiters given above.
– A new dialogue box will appear showing the Data formats. In this case i select General 
– Click the finish button.
– A dialogue box will appear, set the destination cell and sheet to import the data. In this case we selected the Existing sheet and Cell A1.
– Click OK, data will be imported.

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