Use AutoCorrect and Find and Replace

Learn how to use the AutoCorrect Word feature, as well as the Find and Replace Word feature, in this free lesson.

To use the Find feature:

  • Click Edit on the menu bar.
  • Select Find. The Find and Replace dialog box appears.
  • Type a word, phrase, or format in the Find What box.
  • Click Find Next to start the search.
  • Word will jump to the first instance of this word and highlight it.
  • Continue clicking the Find Next button to find all other instances of the word.

OR

Check the Highlight all items found in: box to find all instances of the word at the same time. Use the list box below to select all or portions of your document.

Find and Replace Dialog Box

You can perform a more detailed search by clicking the More button on the Find and Replace dialog box.

To use Find and Replace:

  • Click Edit on the menu bar.
  • Select Find. The Find and Replace dialog box appears.
  • Type a word, phrase, or format in the Find What box.
  • Click More to conduct a detailed search.
  • Click the Search list box if you want to limit your search to a specific part of the document.
  • Use the check boxes to limit your search.
  • Click Format if you want to limit your search to words in a specific font, paragraph, tab, language, frame, style, or highlight.
  • Click Special to search for punctuation marks or section breaks.
  • Click Find Next to start the search.