Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Searching and Replacing
Searching and Replacing
A common editing task is to replace all occurrences of a certain word or phrase with
another. To do that, press Ctrl+H to open the Find And Replace dialog box to the Replace
tab, as shown in Figure 7-8.
Figure 7-8 For a straight replacement of one bit of text with another, you can hide the clutter of
this busy dialog box by clicking Less.
Clicking More displays additional options that let you refine your search, search for text
formatted in a certain way, and apply formatting to the replacement text. If the insertion point
is in the Find What box when you click Format, Word searches for text that has the
formatting your specify. If it’s in Replace With, Word applies the formatting when it replaces text.
Making Your Documents Look Good
An important part of “processing” words is formatting them to be legible and visually
compelling. As with so many other tasks in Office, formatting can be done in several ways. In
the next few pages, we describe how to apply formats directly to characters, paragraphs,
and pages.
Direct formatting is the most obvious and most intuitive way to apply formatting, but as
you’ll see in the next section, “Giving Your Documents a Consistent Appearance” on page 224,
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