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sed will get you started with this one. I put this in for the search criteria: base=xyz*cnty=???*type=simple This finds all the lines I'm looking for so, so far, so good. So far, the "find" works just fine. Actually Word's Find/Replace dialog is a real mess, offering three different options: Normal text, Word "codes", and "Wildcards" which are a mangled version of the regular expressions concept that was developed his comment is here

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  1. If you don't see the Use wildcards check box, click More.
  2. As I said, I have some 110 of these… Once you've created your table, save it to a location that your macro can pick it up from easily -- I suggest
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  8. sorry: Word labecs, Mar 27, 2007 #3 etaf Wayne Moderator Joined: Oct 2, 2003 Messages: 62,099 from word help - i searched for wildcards For example, use the asterisk (*)
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  10. First, when using patterns, if you want to replace a paragraph mark, you cannot use \p, which would be ^p in Word.

Select the Use wildcards check box. Which is nice, however not sufficient. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Solved: MS Word: Find and replace line using wildcard Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by tanalee, Jun 20, 2011.

If it works out then just mark this thread as solved please, using the "Thread Tools" at the top of the page. I want to replace: base=xyz*cntry=123*type=simple wist base=differentbase*cntry=123*type=simple I have to include the type field in my search and the asterik's are part of the text, not wildcards. And it took about 3 minutes to run ALL those routines on that 400p document. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_word-mso_other/wildcard-find-and-replace-with-track-changes/cd35b715-f539-4d0b-902d-7f977dcf67e5 John "Peo Sjoblom" wrote: > Precede the wildcard with a tilde > > ~* instead of * > > Regards, > > Peo Sjoblom Register To Reply 01-05-2005,05:20 PM #4 swatsp0p

Can you please help me? If so, use Edit > Find & Replace, More options, select Regular expressions, Search for .$, Replace with &\t, Replace [All]. Weird video card issue with bootup. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

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Post 8 of 16 Report Re: Preceding text with text | Automate Find & Replace Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Once you've added it, change the line that starts with sFname and has the file path -- that path points to MY file on MY computer. Solved! The routines I commonly use already save me time, but now I've got one macro that runs them all at once -- currently 110 of them that are just for replacing an

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In the example below, I've set up routines for replacing a standard space between a number and a month of the year with a non-breaking space (^s) between those two elements, as Then it would be a matter of stepping through the objects it finds and adding the prefix before all the triple-digit portions. No, create an account now. weblink If that doesn't work please post a sample document?

labecs, Mar 27, 2007 #1 Sponsor etaf Wayne Moderator Joined: Oct 2, 2003 Messages: 62,099 whats the application you are using word excel powerpoint access other etaf, Mar 27, kahlerm RAM and Power Supply Support 1 03-12-2011 11:19 PM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not Register To Reply 01-05-2005,05:06 PM #2 Peo Sjoblom Guest RE: Replace using wildcards Precede the wildcard with a tilde ~* instead of * Regards, Peo Sjoblom "jeb" wrote: > Hi, >

So the lines I'm searching for could be: base=xyz*cntry=123*type=simple base=xyz*cntry=456*type=simple base=xyz*cntry=789*type=simple I want to find all the different cntry's but only of type simple.

Suddenly I received a request to prefix each of the 3 digit numbers with a floor number (L01-001, L01-002, L01-003...L01-558, L01-559, L01-560).Question:Is there an in-built function in AutoCAD's "Find & Replace" This is extremely awkward. (I am now in Ubuntu Linux, and am not sure about this last Find/Replace sequence, but it's something like that, and definitely requires the two-step process.)Finally, when I love birds. That said, many of these chrW characters can be substituted in the Find and Replace dialog with ^xxx, so for your example, ^65.

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Your solution worked. I'm glad it worked for you, but I can't get it to work for me... This would aid in regex/wildcard searches that sometimes capture too much. I put mine in my Word > STARTUP folder, which is where I keep my macros.dotm file.

The end result was a document that had more than 5000 non-breaking spaces added to it (I checked the number by taking them all out again and replacing them with normal kevinf80 replied Mar 3, 2017 at 6:55 AM Password after scam call cdpaul replied Mar 3, 2017 at 6:38 AM i3 vs i5 abanghasan replied Mar 3, 2017 at 6:25 AM Also, it would be nice if the help function in Writer pointed to this document, which is much more thorough.I have a replace to do, so I'll split for now, but Reply 1 Kudo podmak

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Please? (The ultimate goal is to run a macro to do this for each chapter of a 600+ page book.) TIA. I have a Word 2007 manuscript with headings styled as heading1. I have several ATX stlye PSU's, assuming I can work around physical barriers, can one of these be substituted? Enter a wildcard character in the Find What box.

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