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Chapter 3. Formatting Documents > Replace Text or Formatting

Replace Text or Formatting

Click the Edit menu, and then click Replace.

If you want to locate formatted text, type the word or words.

Click the More button, click Format, and then click the formatting you want to find. When you're done, click OK.

Press Tab, and then type any text you want to substitute.

Click Format, and then click the formatting you want to substitute. When you're done, click OK.

To substitute every instance of the formatting, click Replace All.

To substitute the formatting one instance at a time, click Find Next, and then click Replace.

If you want to cancel the replace, click Cancel.

If necessary, click Yes to search from the beginning of the document.

Click OK to confirm Word finished searching.

Click the Close button.

Did You Know?

You can find and replace special characters and document elements. In Word, you can search for and replace special characters (for example, an em dash) and document elements (for example, a tab character). Click More in the Find And Replace dialog box, click Special, and then click the item you want from the menu.


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