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I want to know a trick in which the Microsoft word reformat all the scientific names TO Italic form with capital first letter on first word only, automatically.

assume you have a typed document which is containing many scientific names throughout the context, how could you automatically identify and reformat scientific names effortlessly?

for instance: in the context you have many different 2-3 word-combinations which one of them is "huso huso" which is a scientific name, and you want to automatically convert it to "Huso huso" which is Italic and the first letter of the first word is capital. So how would you do it?

I know the "Auto correct" in MS Word can do it in a similar way, but it is not quiet good for this purpose.

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    You manually mark every instance and give it a different format. To ease the pain you might choose to define a custom format and apply that those those words instead of marking them and telling them to be italic. That way you can later on change the format easier. – Seth Jun 1 '17 at 10:00
  • it is manual. I need an automated way to correct thousands of pages simultaneously – 2224614 Jun 1 '17 at 10:14
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    Do you have any pattern that would clearly identify the scientific words within a block of text a list or similar? If you don't have any of that, there is no to easily discern which words are scientific words. – Seth Jun 1 '17 at 10:28
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    @2224614 You can't avoid some manual intervention, but you can use some tasks to reduce the amount of it. For example, you could do a word frequency list of the text. The less frequent words are likely contain all of the scientific names. – Spencer Jun 1 '17 at 20:52
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    If I provide such a database containing thousands of scientific names, would you please let me know how I can make a VB macro to use that database as a dictionary in order to correct words format ? – 2224614 Jun 2 '17 at 13:14

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