How to Scrub HTML from Calc

If you’re importing and exporting content from websites via CSV it can be useful to scrub the HTML or formatting from descriptions and product details.

On Calc you can do this by going to Edit > Find & Replace Calc Find & Replace option

Search for <.*>

Replace with: nothing

Find and replace to scrub HTML from Calc

Your content will be scrubbed of HTML formatting – at least everything that was between the relevant tags will be taken out.

This formula should also work in word processing and other documents, but be sure to save a copy before you try!

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