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RE: Find/Change


Good advice from Deborah.

You might want to Save the file first, especially if
you're contemplating a Change All.

Also, remember to set some Character properties to As Is
if you want to allow for variation (i.e., if you want to
apply the change to some text that's Italic and some that's


Tom Neuburger

Deborah Snavely wrote:

>Alec wrote, in part:
> >I know how to search for
> > the character properties, it's the replacement part I'm having trouble
>When what you want to do is apply a character (or paragraph) tag to what
>you've found, it's a snap but not obvious.
>Here's the steps:
>1. Apply the character tag you want to apply using search (find) to a bit of
>2. Put the cursor in the middle of the tagged text and Copy
>Special/Character Format.
>3. Open the Find dialog and set up your search parameters in the Find field.
>4. In the Change field, set to replace By Pasting (from copy buffer).
>5. Click Find and make sure your Find parameters work correctly.
>6. Click Change to make sure your Change parameter is set correctly (and
>that you've copied what you thought you copied).
>7. Go ahead with Change All if that's what you need to do (no undo for this,
>that's why you ALWAYS test first).

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