Style change, find/replace bug?

Subject: Style change, find/replace bug?
From: "Nancy McDonald-Kenworthy" <nmcdonal -at- columbus -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 13:57:21 -0400

Hi All... I need some Word guru answers, maybe...

I'm editing (in Ms Word, Win2k OS) a technical manual for a software company
in Korea... The doc was originally written in Korea, and I'm editing here in
the states. I'm using the tools/track changes/highlight changes function.
Right now, I'm trying to replace a Normal paragraph style w/ character font
style that I've created (I call it "icon") and wanted this to be used for
every instance of a word, (hypothetical name here) called, "xabc." I
created a shortcut key for it, as well.

I'm having no problem when I replace the word w/ the character style one at
a time. (It doesn't show via a "track change") But when I tried to change
them all through "find/replace"... I did the "find" to be "xabc" in Normal
style, and "replace" with "xabc" in the icon character style. When I hit
the "replace all" button, I saw every (all 151 of them, of course) instance
was changed... the deleted version was the icon style, and the replaced
version is the Normal style. I undid it, checked to be SURE I'm using the
proper ones, all correct, as far as I can tell, but for some very odd
reason, it won't work..... I'm wondering if there's something I need to do
to the "track changes" function.... ????

Nancy McDonald-Kenworthy
Columbus, OH


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