Using Find & Replace Tools in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows

Word Microsoft 365 (Windows)    |    Beginner
  • 7 videos | 26m 49s
  • Includes Assessment
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This 7-video course explores several capabilities-word, symbol, or number searching, and replacing-available in Word for Office 365. Learners will observe how to use the Navigation Pane to find words and phrases in a document, and that search will be clearly displayed. You will also learn how to navigate between pages or lines with the Go To tool. Next, the course demonstrates Advanced Search options in Word's Editing tool set, which allows you to specify the word's case and format. Next, learners watch demonstrations of 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. Continue by learning how to use the Find and Replace tool to replace all instances of chosen words. You will observe how the Replace tool allows you to change formatting of text without having to manually select and reformat text. Finally, learners examine how to change or replace Symbols or specials characters in a document.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • jump to a location in your document
    find words and phrases in a document
    use the advanced search tools in your document
    use the Find and Replace tool in your document
  • perform wildcard searches in your document
    replace text formats in your document
    replace special characters in your document

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Jumping to a location in your document in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 4s
    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… FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Finding words & phrases in a document in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 8s
    The longer your document is, the harder it is to find a word or phrase that you are looking for. Word's Find tool can therefore prove extremely useful if you are trying to locate a particular passage, phrase or word. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the advanced search tools in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 46s
    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 can even search for prefixes, suffixes and… FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using the Find & Replace tool in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 15s
    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 replace automatically all the occurrences of a single word. This video… FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Performing wildcard searches in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    5m 55s
    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… FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Replacing text formats in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 11s
    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… FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Replacing special characters in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 30s
    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… FREE ACCESS

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