How to use Flash Fill in Excel?

Flash Fill is a data tool in Microsoft Excel that will allow you to combine, extract or transform data based on a few examples. You only need to provide a couple of examples of the results you want. Excel will guess the pattern and fill in the rest of the data for you.

When you’re entering data that has a pattern, like separating a full name into first and last names, you can use the Flash Fill feature in Excel for the web to save time and have Excel fill in the data for you.

Type a few examples to show a clear pattern.
Select Data > Flash Fill and Excel automatically fills in your data.