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Find / Replace Function

CONTROL + F KEY / CONTROL + H KEY 
When you are reviewing your work, a useful shortcut the Find/Replace function in Microsoft Word. If you press the Control + H keys together at the same time, you will receive a pop-up box that asks, “find what?” and “replace with.”  You can use this function to find only or to find and replace. The errors that you can repair quickly are in-text citations or doi format, just to name a few. You can also make sure that your in-text citations match your references list citations by using the Find function alone: check that each author cited on your references list is also cited in the text . The video on this page provides a brief introduction to getting started with Find/Replace. The checklist below provides a few suggestions of what you can check for using this helpful tool.

Video

"Using Find and Replace" - only 2-minutes long!

GFCLearnFree.org. (2016, February 8). Word: Using find and replace [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3Ql9y3eEyo