Finding and replacing in Word 365

Word Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 8 videos | 35m 1s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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This course explores several Word 365 features to find and replace items. Learn how to use the Navigation Pane to find words and phrases in a document, and also to browse the results in context. You will also discover how to navigate between pages or lines with the Go To tool. Next, this course will focus on the Advanced Search options in Word's Editing tool set, which allows you to specify the word's case and format. Similarly, learn how to access the Find tool to use wildcard codes to perform approximate searches in Word, including how to search for variable spellings, specific prefixes, and even half- complete numbers. Lastly, you will learn how to use the Find and Replace tool to replace all instances of chosen words. The Replace tool also allows you to change formatting of text without having to manually select and reformat text. In order to practice, you will find the video samples in the Resources section.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this finding and replacing in word 365 course
    Find words and phrases in a document
    Use the advanced search tools in your document
    Search for items in a document
  • Find and replace words in a document
    Perform wildcard searches
    Find and replace special characters
    Replace text formats

IN THIS COURSE

  • 45s
    This video outlines the key concepts covered in Finding and replacing in Word 365 including finding words & phrases in a document, performing wildcard searches, and replacing text formats. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 5s
    The longer your document is, the harder it is to find a word or phrase that you are searching for. Word's find tool can therefore prove extremely useful if you are trying to locate a particular passage, phrase or word. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 1.1.1. Search for text. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the advanced search tools
    5m 7s
    If you are looking for something specific in your Word document, you can use the advanced search options. These options allow you to specify the word's case or format, and even search for prefixes, suffixes and multiple forms of your search query. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Searching for items in a document
    4m 30s
    The Go To function in Word 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. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 1.1.3. Move to specific locations and objects in documents. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using the find & replace tool
    4m 48s
    If you want to replace a word in your text with a different word, you can use Word's find and replace tools. You can even instruct Word to automatically replace all the occurrences of a single word. This video tutorial will show you how. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 2.1.1. Find and replace text. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Performing wildcard searches
    5m 12s
    You can use wildcard codes to perform approximate searches in Word. 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. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 2.1.1. Find and replace text by using wildcards and special characters. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Finding and replacing special characters
    5m 3s
    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 Replace function to do it automatically. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 1.1.4.  Show and hide formatting symbols and hidden text and MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 2.1.1. Find and replace text by using wildcards and special characters. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Replacing text formats
    5m 30s
    If you want to change the format of a large amount of text in your document, you can use the Replace function in Word. 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. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 2.1.2. Find and replace formatting and styles. FREE ACCESS

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