Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Employing Tools for Quality
Discovering Word Tools
4. Click the formatting type you want to locate.
Choices include Font, Paragraph, Tabs,
Language, Frame, Style, and Highlight. A
dialog box appropriate to your selection
appears. In Figure 7-10 you see the Find Font
Formatting Shortcuts Accepted
Instead of choosing font options from a
dialog box, you can press a formatting shortcut
key such as Ctrl+B for bold.
6. In the Find What text box, enter the text you
want to search for, or, if you want to find the
formatting only, regardless of the text, leave
the Find What box empty.
Specify any other search options and click
Find Next to begin your search. Click the
Cancel button when you are finished.
Remove Formatting Specifications
Click the No Formatting button to remove
any formatting specifications.
Finding Special Characters
In Chapter 2, you discovered that Word hides many
characters such as the dots used for spaces, or an
arrow for tabs, or even the paragraph mark ¶ at the
end of a paragraph. You can have Word search for a
number of special characters.
Searching for formatting.
5. Select the formatting you want to search for
and then click OK which returns you to the
Find and Replace dialog box.
From the expanded Find and Replace dialog box,
click the Special button. You see a list of
formatting options as shown in Figure 7-11. Choose the
special character for which you want to search.
Word places a code for the character in the Find
What text box. Specify any other search options
and click Find Next to begin your search.