Sometimes we want to find and replace words across worksheets or the whole workbook simultaneously, this operation will save a lot of time, otherwise it is time-consuming if we replace words by others in one worksheet then repeat the same operation in another worksheet. This free tutorial will show you the way to** find and replace across multiple worksheets**, you can follow below steps to learn it.

**Precondition:**

Prepare two tables in two different worksheets but the same workbook. See screenshots below.

Table 1 in sheet1. Table 2 in sheet2.

Now we want to replace ‘Available’ in two tables with ‘Good’.

**Method: Find and Replace Across Worksheets by Holding on Multiple Worksheets**

In precondition we prepare two tables in sheet1 and sheet2 separately, to illustrate the sample clearly, we also insert sheet3 and sheet4.

**Step 1:** Sheet1 is opened. Press **Ctrl **key and hold on, then click on sheet2 to make two sheet2 are selected in the meanwhile. If you want to select sheet1 and sheet3, you can also press **Ctrl **key to select them, you can select not-adjacent sheets by holding **Ctrl **key.

If you want to select all worksheets, you can right click on sheet tab and select ‘**Select All Sheets**’.

**Step 2:** Press **Ctrl+H** to trigger **Find and Replace** dialog. You can also trigger it by clicking on **Home** in ribbon, then click the small triangle on **Find & Select** icon, then select **Replace**.

**Step 3:** In **Find and Replace** dialog, under **Replace** tab, in **Find what** textbox enter ‘Available’, in **Replace with** enter ‘Good’. Then click **Replace All** button.

All done message pops up.

**Step 4:** Close **Find and Replace** dialog. Check the two tables.

Table 1: Table 2:

At this time the two sheets are still selected.

**Comment:**

1.If you want to do **Find and Replace** in the whole workbook, except ‘**Select All Sheets**’ in step#1, you can also apply below function.

After typing ‘**Find what**’ and ‘**Replace with**’, click on **Options**.

Select **Workbook **in **Within** dropdown list. Then replacement will apply on all worksheets properly.

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