Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Proofing and Revising the Research Paper
To Replace Text
You decide to change all occurrences of Wii console to Wii game console. To do this, you can use Word’s
i nd and replace feature, which automatically locates each occurrence of a word or phrase and then replaces it with
specii ed text. The following steps replace all occurrences of Wii console with Wii game console.
1
Replace
tab
Find and Replace dialog box
Click the Replace button (Home
Replace button
tab | Editing group) to display
the Replace sheet in the Find and
Replace dialog box.
text to be replaced
If necessary, type
Wii console
in the Find what text box (Find and
Replace dialog box).
new text to replace
current text
Editing
group
Press the
TAB key. Type Wii game
console in the Replace with text
box (Figure 2–67).
More
button
Figure 2– 67
2
Click the Replace All button
to instruct Word to replace all
occurrences of the Find what
text with the Replace with text
(Figure 2–68). If Word displays
a dialog box asking if you want
to continue searching from the
beginning of the document, click
the Yes button.
Find Next button
Cancel button
changes to
Close button
Replace
All button
Does Word search the entire
document?
If the insertion point is at the
beginning of the document, Word
searches the entire document;
otherwise, Word searches from the
location of the insertion point to
the end of the document and then
displays a dialog box asking if you
want to continue searching from
the beginning. You also can search a
section of text by selecting the text
before clicking the Replace button.
OK button
Wii console
changed to
Wii game
console
dialog box indicates
3 replacements
were made
3
Figure 2– 68
Click the OK button (Microsoft Word dialog box) to close the dialog box.
Click the Close button (Find and Replace dialog box) to close the dialog box.
Other Ways
1. Click Select Browse
Object button on vertical
scroll bar, click Find icon
on Select Browse Object
menu, click Replace tab
2. Click Page Number
indicator on status bar,
click Replace tab (Find
and Replace dialog box)
3. Press CTRL + H
 
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