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Kirk Turner wondered: <<Does anyone know why Word's "Find and Replace"
function does not work at times?>>
Repeat after me: Word happens! <g>
OK, a bit more usefully: One of the common reasons for the Find and
Replace to stop working is that you inadvertently selected one of the
keyboard shortcuts that redefines how Word searches. Working from
memory here (not using a PC version anymore), but my recollection is
that Control- or Alt- plus H selects the "match case" option, Control-B
or Control-I sets the search pattern to look for (respectively) bold
and italics versions of the search phrase, and so on. (There are
Other than that, we'd need to know exactly what you've been doing up to
the point where it stopped working. "I wasn't doing anything abnormal"
usually means "I think I wasn't, but I did something unusual without
noticing and the whole thing is now bollixed up." Standard solution for
these problems is to first close and reopen Word, followed by close and
reboot. Worth a try, leastwise.
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