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Is it possible to automatically reupdate figure caption in a Word thesis to a predefined text format?

I have captions like: Figure 1. -- Decision support system for milking cows... I need to make "Figure 1" in size 12 and "Decision support system for milking cows... " in size 14.

Thesis committee requires things like that.

It is rather tedious and stupid to redefine 80 captions manually, is there any way to do the task automatically with macros?

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You can do this with 2 easy steps.

First, change the font property of the Caption style to 12 pt.

Then you just need to do a find and replace to update the text part of your captions (ie after the Figure 1, which will end in a paragraph ^13) to be 14pt. I've assumed the . and -- should also be 14pt.

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