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Thanks, Robert, that was a great idea. I'll keep this tucked in my toolbox.
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From: "Slager Timothy J" <Timothy -dot- Slager -at- dematic -dot- com>
To: "Robert Lauriston" <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, "Techwr-l" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 12:46:18 PM
Subject: RE: [RMX:NL] Re: How do I do this [Word 2010]?
I shouldn't matter. This looks for the transition between all caps and sentence case. That should be where to put the tab (or other character).
You could just save it as a text file rather than make a table of it, open the text file in Excel (or Access), and split columns at the tab character.
From: robert -dot- lauriston -at- gmail -dot- com [mailto:robert -dot- lauriston -at- gmail -dot- com] On Behalf Of Robert Lauriston
Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 12:40 PM
To: Slager Timothy J; Techwr-l
Subject: Re: [RMX:NL] Re: How do I do this [Word 2010]?
I was thinking of something like that. Does that take into account that some of the terms are phrases so include spaces?
On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 7:50 AM, Slager Timothy J <Timothy -dot- Slager -at- dematic -dot- com> wrote:
> Try this:
> Find what: ([A-Z]@) ([A-Z][a-z]@>)
> Replace with: \1^t\2
> Replace All
> Now you have the tab character between Term and Definition and can convert text to table, which you can manipulate in Excel or something like.
> This assumes that the first character in the definition is upper case. If not, remove the second [A-Z].