SUMMARY: MS Word problem - moving text to a new line

Subject: SUMMARY: MS Word problem - moving text to a new line
From: Michael Collier <mcollier -at- arlut -dot- utexas -dot- edu>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 09:04:47 -0600

Thanks to all who responded. John Locke and Geoff Hart came up with
elements of the solution that worked for this. I didn't know about using
wildcards in search and replace. Here are the steps John provided.

John Locke wrote:
> Yes, you can use Search and Replace. Here's how (Word 2000):
> 1. On the Edit menu, click Replace.
> 2. Click More.
> 3. Check the Use wildcards checkbox.
> 4. In the Find what box, type MESSAGE: ^t*^t
> 5. In the Replace with box, type ^p^&^p
> 6. Replace away!
> This works, assuming ^t is a tab character. Otherwise, you'll have to escape
> the ^ with a second ^, as in ^^t.
> Hints: use the Special button to enter special characters. This list
> changes, depending on whether or not you're using wildcards. ^& inserts
> whatever text it found into the replacement string (only when using
> wildcards). Search help for wildcards/pattern matching for more.
> You can also apply your style at the same time, by clicking the Format >
> Style button when the Replace with field is active.
> This all works in Word 97, too, though the names on the buttons may be
> slightly different.

> > -----Original Message-----
> >
> > I need to get part of the text that is on one line onto a line by itself
> > so I can apply a style to be read into the TOC of a large document.

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