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Find and Replace

The Find command enables you to locate specific text in your document.
To find specific characters or words click the Search menu, and then click "Find..." or press F3.
Find dialog box will enable you to search in the text.
In the Find what box, you have to type the characters or words you want to find.
If you have previously selected editing text, this appears automatically into Find want box.
Under Direction, click Up to search from the current cursor position to the top of the document, or click Down to search from the cursor position to the bottom of the document.


  • Find what: Enter the string to match.

  • Match whole word only: Select to find text strings that match the Find What string and are preceded and followed by a space, tab, or punctuation character, or at the start or end of a line.

  • Match case: Select to find only the text strings that exactly match the case of the characters in the Find what string. Otherwise, the command finds strings with either uppercase or lowercase characters that match the characters in the Find What string.

  • Find Next button: click to find the text


To replace specific characters or words click the Search menu, and then click "Find and Replace..." or press Ctrl+F3


  • Replace with box: Enter the replacement text.

  • Find Next button: click to find the text

  • Replace button: click to replace text matching with Find what text

  • Replace all: click to replace all instances of the text


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