Find & Replace Tools in Word 2013 for Windows

Word 2013 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Word 2013 makes it easy to locate and replace specific text in documents. Discover how to use the Find and Replace tools to find specific text, replace a word or words, and replace text formats and special characters.


  • Jumping to a location in your document
    Searching your document
    Performing an advanced search
    Using the replace tool
  • Performing wildcard searches
    Replacing text formats
    Replacing special characters


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    The Go To function in Word 2013 can be used to jump from one location to another in your document. You can select the item that you are looking for - including pages, tables, and even footnotes - and either browse gradually or navigate directly to a particular example. FREE ACCESS
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    If you spend a lot of time trying to find sections of text or individual words in your document, you may find the Word 2013 Find function useful. This allows you to cycle through the different matches of your search query. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Performing an advanced search in Word 2013 for Windows
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    Word 2013 includes an advanced search function. Using this, you can specify not only the search query that you are looking for, but also the case, appearance and grammatical or syntactic role played by that query. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using the replace tool in Word 2013 for Windows
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    Have you ever needed to replace all the occurrences of a particular word or symbol in your Word 2013 document? The Find & Replace tool is extremely useful if such an eventuality ever comes up. You can even replace automatically and simultaneously all the occurrences of a particular term that appear in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Performing wildcard searches in Word 2013 for Windows
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    You can use wildcard codes to perform approximate searches in Word 2013. These codes are very useful if you do not have all the information you need to perform a standard or detailed search. You can, for example, search for variable spellings, specific prefixes, and even half-complete numbers. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Replacing text formats in Word 2013 for Windows
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    If you want to change the format of a large amount of text in your document, you can use the Replace function in Word 2013. This can save you having to manually select and reformat the text you want to edit. You can, for example, find all your highlighted text, remove the highlight effect, and apply a bold effect instead. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Replacing special characters in Word 2013 for Windows
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    You may find that the symbols or special characters used in your document need to be localized or adapted to suit a different audience. Rather than seeking out each individual character and replacing them, you can use the Word 2013 Replace function to do it automatically. FREE ACCESS


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