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Chapter 5. Using the Writing Tools > Searching for Text by Using Find and Repla...

Searching for Text by Using Find and Replace

The Find and Replace feature enables you to quickly locate text or codes and replace them if desired. I like to use Find to locate the section of text that I need to work on. (Obviously this isn't necessary for short documents, but for long ones, believe me, WordPerfect can search a lot faster than you can read!)

Here's an example of how you might use the Replace feature with Find: Let's say you accidentally misspelled an important client's name. You can search for all occurrences and replace them with the correct spelling. The same thing goes for codes. If you decide you want to search for a particular font and replace it with another one, you can do it with Find and Replace. To search for (and replace) text, follow these steps:


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