2. Using GREP in the Find/Change dialog box


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2. Using GREP in the Find/Change dialog box

Now let's go a little bit deeper into GREP, creating a more complicated expression. I'll open up the Find/ Change dialog box by pressing Command+F or Ctrl+F on Windows and I'm going to jump over to the GREP tab by pressing Command+2 or Ctrl+2 on Windows. Always make sure you're in the GREP tab if you're going to be typing GREP character codes. I am going to be filling in both the Find What and the Change To fields. But before I do that, I want to take a look at the Query pop-up menu and this is whole bunch of preset Find/Change queries that Adobe has given us. The ones at the top are regular text Find/ Change queries, the ones at the bottom are object queries and the ones in the middle are GREP Find/Change expressions.

For example if I choose this Dash to En-dash, I can see a really long set of codes in here. In fact it's long I can't even see all of the codes. So I'll show you little trick. I'll hover my cursor over the field and it shows me the entir...

2. Using GREP in the Find/Change dialog box
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2. Using GREP in the Find/Change dialog box provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign: 10 Things to Know About GREP

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