Regular Expresion Find
regular expression dialog add-in for Excel

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- regular expression find and replace dialog add-in for Excel -

Excel add-in that shows dialog of find and replace by regular expression.
Install this, you can do flexible search by regular expression in Excel.
Easy to use because interface is similar to excel standard find dialog.
There are following functions mainly.
- Find and replace by regular expression
- Worksheet functions by regular expression
- Data extract (substitute for regular expression auto filter)
- Find, replace, grep, and grep replace in auto shapes
- God speed grep and grep replace in Excel files
You can customize shortcut key of dialog open.
Introduction is easy because you install and uninstall automatically.
Runnable by Excel 2000 later.

It's freeware.


Screen shot

main window (mini2)
main window (mini)
main window (full)
setting tab
sub window


Regular Expression Find 4.00 (2017/01/23 updated)

Update of this version

10th anniversary version
  • Added background find.
  • Added option of stopping background index update.
  • Added abstract mode to regex assemble.
  • Added abstract mode 2 to regex assemble.
  • Added capture reference replace mode to regex assemble.
  • Added orthographical variants check.
  • Added regex autofilter.
  • Added finding back shapes to shape tab.
  • Added also target shape option to grep tab.
  • Added function of send message to version tab.
  • Added export after find all.
  • Added regex assemble after find all.
  • Added Smart Diff.
  • Added function of clear settings.
  • Abolished sub windows and moved the functions to settings per tab.
  • Moved minimap to main window.
  • Dealt with minimap from find all in multi sheets.
  • Changed result of find all multi selectable.
  • Changed same name shapes can be selected in result of shape find all.
  • Changed that not saved books are also linked at open file grep.
  • Enhanced usability of inserting regex worksheet function.
  • Enhanced usability of ring menu of other tabs.
  • Changed other small things.
  • Fixed error that find and replace in VBE tab don't work.
  • Fixed error that occurs at find with select regex containing spaces.
  • Fixed error that sometimes occurs in graph sheet.
  • Fixed error that when invisible cells exist, find sometimes doesn't work rightly.
  • Fixed other small bugs.


If you use ver3.14 - ver3.16, please update at any cost. Because there is serious bug.
In some cases, process doesn't finish.
Very sorry for any inconvenience.

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