RE: Word Search & Replace w/ variable

Subject: RE: Word Search & Replace w/ variable
From: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- ga -dot- com>
To: Word-Pc List <WORD-PC -at- liverpool -dot- ac -dot- uk>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 09:37:51 -0700

That will change the font of any 4-character sequence beginning with the letter "f," even when embedded: find, golfing, efficient, A1F23G, etc.

I think Levi's code was a bit safer.

Steve

On Tuesday, May 13, 2014 9:00 AM, Chris Morton wrote:

That worked once I changed the *Find* portion from F* to F???.

(F* was only addressing the initial alpha char, then ignoring the trailing three digits.)

Thx

On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 8:49 AM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> In the Find and Replace dialog, check the "Use wildcards" box, then
> use the Formatting dropdown to select the fonts to find and replace with.
> Use an asterisk for the wildcard.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 7:52 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:
>
>> I have a long document with a number of function calls similar to this:
>> F001.
>> I want to do a global search and replace, whereby any *{F###} *is
>> changed
>>
>> from TNR to Arial.
>>
>> How would I set this up?
>>
>> Thanks

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Re: Word Search & Replace w/ variable: From: Chris Morton

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