We were using a template for our test case design document, and suddenly our management thought of updating it.

After every table, we have a line "Table xx: Steps for Test Case xx". This Test Case is a caption, and for every test case, the number gets incremented.

Our management decided to change this Test Case to TC.

I fear that we will have to manually replace every "Test Case" with "TC". Is there any way I can modify this Caption Text throughout the document?


Use Find and Replace as Garrulinae suggested but set the style to "Caption."

More >> > Format > Style... > Caption > OK > Replace All

This will only replace text in captions (provided captions are the only text with the Caption style, typically a good assumption). enter image description here


Yes, you can use the Find and Replace feature for this.

On the Home tab of the ribbon, click Replace (or press Ctrl+H) to bring up the Find and Replace dialog.

In the Find field, enter Test Case. In the Replace field, enter TC.

Now, you can either:

  • Click Find Next, then check the text that it finds and click Replace. Repeat this for each instance, or
  • Simply click Replace All. Replace All will replace every instance of Test Case in the document.

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  • Is there any way by which I can do it in One click... Coz Manually "Finding and Replacing" is a cumbersome task! – Swanand Purankar May 3 '14 at 3:18
  • Yes - 'Replace All'. See above in my answer :) ^^^ – Garrulinae May 3 '14 at 3:55
  • Naaah... Replace all will be hazardous... It replaces everything... Seems that I have to manually do for hundreds of test cases... I was looking a way to edit that caption. – Swanand Purankar May 3 '14 at 6:04
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    Or you could search for Steps for Test Case and replace it with Steps for TC. Then Replace All. That would be less hazardous. – Garrulinae May 3 '14 at 7:03

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