There is a tool in Word to quickly find all instances of a specific word or phrase. In this video, learn how to activate the search feature and how to automatically replace words in a document.
- [Instructor] Let's see how to search for words…in your document and automatically replace words.…At the top of my screen is a magnifying glass button,…tap on that and it opens the search field…so you can search for any word or phrase in your document.…I'm going to search for the word employee.…Type that in, and then tap the little magnifying glass…button here on the on-screen keyboard,…and we can see that it found that word…10 times in my document and it highlights all of them.…Using these arrow buttons I can skip to the next…or previous instance of that word…that is found in the document.…
But sometimes you need to automatically…replace a word in your document.…Let's say my company decided to use the term…team member instead of employee…in all of our documentation moving forward.…Well it's easy to do that replacement.…You can see in this search bar…there is a gear button, I'll tap on that,…and then I'll tap on the option for replace.…So now I've got two boxes, I've got the search field…where I searched for the word I'm looking for,…
- Exploring Office on an Android phone or tablet
- Creating and editing documents in Word
- Building spreadsheets in Excel
- Working with Excel formulas
- Creating presentations in PowerPoint
- Sharing files in Office for Android
- Working with Outlook calendar and email
- Managing notebooks in OneNote
- Messaging in Microsoft Teams
Skill Level Beginner
1. Set Up the Office Apps
2. Word for Android
3. Excel for Android
4. PowerPoint for Android
5. Collaborate in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
6. Outlook for Android
7. OneNote for Android
8. Microsoft Teams for Android
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