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I need to do a search and replace for the text below in Microsoft Word.

Skill No 24:

And replace it with:

Skill No: 24

What should the syntax be?

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You could find:

Skill No ([0-9]{1,}):

And replace with:

Skill No: \1

Don't forget to check 'Use wildcards'

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Thank you so much. This worked like a charm! – Shuaib Jun 30 '13 at 13:35
@Shuaib You're welcome :) – Jerry Jun 30 '13 at 13:38


Skill No (\d+):


Skill No: \1
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in MS-WORD \d dosent mean a digit. – lomed Apr 26 '15 at 10:23

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