How to Change Text with Find and Replace in Illustrator


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Changing text with Find and Replace

Like most modern word processors, Illustrator contains a Find and Replace function. So, for example, in this document right here called find_replace, if I decided that I wanted to change all the word flowers to something else, say with peanuts, for example, I could simply go to the Edit menu, choose Find and Replace, choose to Find all instances of the word flowers, or the Tab key here, and change it to the word peanuts. I could choose here to match the case, so this way only lowercase, but uppercase F maybe won't get changed.

I could choose to find the whole word, Search Backwards, meaning search forward in text and also backward in text. I can also choose to Check Hidden layers or Locked layers, which can be very useful. Now I will choose Find, and I can either choose Replace, which will just only change this one instance; I can choose Replace & Find, meaning change this word flowers to peanuts and then find the next word flowers in my document; or I could choose Replace All at ...

Changing text with Find and Replace
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Changing text with Find and Replace provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Type and Text

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