RE: search and replace

Subject: RE: search and replace
From: "Spreadbury, David " <David -dot- Spreadbury -at- tellabs -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 15:48:39 -0600

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Sent: Monday, March 21, 2005 3:45 PM
Subject: search and replace

Hello TWers,


In MS Word, is there a way to do a search and replace for a "return"?
It seems funny that you can use other non-characters such as spaces but
you cannot use a return. I even tried turning my editor's marks on and
cutting and pasting the return into the search box (this did not work

I am trying to format text that was extracted from a PDF into Word. The
text comes into Word with returns about half way through each sentence
and I am trying to find a way to fix that without having to go in and do
it manually. Anyone have a suggestion as to a better way of doing this?

Thanks much!

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