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How to Find and Replace Specific Formatting in Writer 2013

In the latest Kingsoft Office 2013, you can search and replace or remove text formatting using Writer. Press Ctrl + F to find and replace specific formatting in the document.

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Find and replace specific formatting

Step 1 Press Ctrl + F in Writer 2013 to open the Find and Replace dialog.

Step 2 In Find and Replace dialog, do the following:

1. To search for text without specific formatting, enter the text in Find what box.
2. To search for text with specific formatting, enter the text in Find what box, click Format, and then select the formats you want.
3. To search for specific formatting only, delete any text, click Format, and then select the formats you want.

For example, to find and replace text with specific font format, enter the text in Find what box, and click Format > Font ...

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Figure 1 Find and Replace Formatting

In the Find Font dialog, select the font style you want to find and press OK.

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Figure 2 Find Font

In Replace with box, enter the text you want to use, and click Format > Font... In the Replace Font dialog, select the font style you want to replace the existing formatting with, and finally, press OK.

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Figure 3 Replace Font

Press Find Next or Find Previous to highlight matched text and then press Replace button.

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Figure 4 Replace Specific Formatting

Step 3 Click Close to close Find and Replace dialog.

Beside Font style, you can also find and replace other formatting like paragraph (spacing, indent and etc), tabs, style and highlight (see Figure 1). Follow the above steps to replace these formatting.

See the above steps in the following video: