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I want to find all bolded words and replace them with the same word, unbolded, but with a symbol after it indicating that it was bolded.

So for example

Yesterday, love was such an easy game to play.

Would become something like:

Yesterday, love(b) was such(b) an easy game to play(b).

I know how to find all bolded words, but I'm having trouble replacing it with the same word.

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Need use Microsoft VBScript Regular Expressions 5.5 and regular expression.


MSWord macro: search and highlight formatted text patterns

Search for a special number

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"Need use Microsoft VBScript Regular Expressions 5.5 and regular expression." - Absolutely no need! – Karan May 19 '13 at 22:37
@Karan Well, you're back faster and more accurately, most likely it's a tradition, I still think) I feel closer to the mass script based way)). – STTR May 19 '13 at 22:39
I love the challenge of crafting a good script any day, but why waste precious time and effort when it's not required, right? :) – Karan May 19 '13 at 22:40
@Karan Ok, for this is optional). – STTR May 19 '13 at 22:58

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