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Word 2019 (Windows): Using Find & Replace Tools

Word 2019 (Windows): Using Find & Replace Tools


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Overview/Description

In this 7-video course, learners will explore handy tools allowing them to jump to essentially any point in a document. Discover how to navigate between pages or lines with the Go To tool or jump through headings by using the Navigation Pane. Key topics covered here include how to use wildcard codes to perform approximate searches in Word; how to search for variable spellings, specific prefixes, and even half-complete numbers; and how to use the Advanced Search options, which allow you to specify the word's case or format and even search for prefixes, suffixes or multiple forms of your search query. Observe how to define replacement text to allow quick changes to a document. Learn the special uses of symbols—including asterisks, square brackets, and exclamation points—to simplify a search. Continue by observing how to use Word Replace function to make systematic changes to a document's text—such as replacing double hyphens with em dashes, or replacing French-style quotation marks with normal quotation marks.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Word 2019 (Windows): Using Find & Replace Tools

  • Jumping to a location in your document
  • Finding words & phrases in a document
  • Using the advanced search tools
  • Using the Find & Replace tool
  • Performing wildcard searches
  • Replacing text formats
  • Replacing special characters
  • Course Number:
    ds_msw2019_05_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner