Replacing text in the text editor

To replace a text string with another string, you use the Find and Replace command.

To replace a text string:

  1. From the Edit menu, select Replace...

  2. The editor Find and Replace dialog appears with the Replace tab selected.

  3. Type the text that you want to change in the Find what box. A history of previously searched words is available by clicking the Find List button.

  4. Type the text that you want to replace it with in the Replace with box. A history of previously replaced words is available by clicking the Replace List button.

  5. Change search options (see below) if required.

  6. Click Replace to replace the first occurrence of the searched text, or Replace All to replace all occurrences.

Search Options

The Search box allows you to select the search mode:

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