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Is it possible to find all instances of a search term and change the style only? e.g instead of finding every instance of John and replacing it with Steve, I want to replace John with John.

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Under the find/replace menu there is an option for "more". Within that there is an option for "format"

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To apply a new font or style to all instances of a search term using "Find and Replace":

  • Hit ctrl-H to open the "Find and Replace" dialog box.

  • Type in the word(s) in the "Find what" box that you want to search for.

  • Type the word(s) that you want to replace in the "Replace with:" box. You may leave this blank if it is the same word you want to replace but in a different style, font, etc.

  • Hit More >> to open search options...this expands the "Find and Replace" dialog box.

  • To simply change a font...At the bottom of the newly expanded dialog box click Format and choose Font.... The "Find Font" dialog box will open.

  • Choose the desired font formatting for the replacement word(s). Click ok.

  • Or, you may replace with a style. In the expanded dialog box click Format and choose Style....

  • Choose the desired style and click ok.

  • Proceed with the search and replace.

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