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Remove all hyperlinks within Excel

Ever copy a webpage of data into Excel, and it brings along a bunch of hyperlinks? Of course, it isn't practical to remove each hyperlink manually. Fortunately, there are a couple of options to perform a bulk removal of hyperlinks. Note that I'm using Excel 2007 in my examples. OPTION 1 Select the cells that contain hyperlinks. On the Home tab, in the Editing section, click the Clear drop-down arrow. Click Clear Hyperlinks . I have found in some cases that the Clear Hyperlinks option isn't available. In those cases, use option 2 below. OPTION 2 Use the following macro: Sub NoMoreHyperlinks() ActiveSheet.Hyperlinks.Delete End Sub For those of us that need a reminder on how to create macros, here's a more detailed process. Press Alt-F8 to display the Macro dialog box Enter a new macro name (such as "NoMoreHyperlinks") in the text box just below "Macro name:" - This will change the Create button from an inactive to activ