How to Build Search Box in Excel

In this step-by-step overview, learn how to add an advanced search box to your Excel workbook. You can insert a search box with no knowledge of VBA or coding. Imagine you have a cookie customer list, and you want to find the chocolate chip cookies, you can insert a search box to find that. We’ll run through how to make the search box return exact matches and more advanced scenarios like partial match search, multiple column match and highlighting the search term using conditional formatting in the results. This is a fully fledged search box. To follow along, you can access the spreadsheet in the description below.

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