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How do I find a word or phrase in a MS Word document? Can I replace the text with a different word?

Last Updated: Jun 24, 2014  |  5 Views

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You can do both!

Make sure you are in the Home tab. Look for the Editing group.

  1. Select the Find button.

  2. In the Search Document box that appears in the Navigation Pane, type the word or phrase you want to find.

  3. Select the result to see it in your document, or click the arrows to see each result.

To Find/Replace:

  1. Select the Replace button in the Editing group (right under Find).

  2. In the Find What box, type the word or phrase you want to find.

  3. In the Replace With box, type the replacement text.

  4. To Replace every result, select Replace All. To Replace the current (highlighted) result, select Replace. To skip the current result, and go to the Next one, select Find Next.

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