Re: How do I do this [Word 2010]?

Subject: Re: How do I do this [Word 2010]?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2014 10:01:49 -0800

How about if the first block also includes a space after the Z?

> Find what: ([A-Z ]@) ([A-Z][a-z]@>)

Just spitballing based on typical regexp syntax.


On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:

> 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 <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > Jim,
> > Try this:
> > CTRL+H
> > 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].

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Re: How do I do this [Word 2010]?: From: Tony Chung
Re: How do I do this [Word 2010]?: From: Jim Jones
RE: [RMX:NL] Re: How do I do this [Word 2010]?: From: Slager Timothy J
Re: [RMX:NL] Re: How do I do this [Word 2010]?: From: Robert Lauriston

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