Here's our Microsoft Office Tip for.. January 21, 2002
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A Shortcut for Using The Find Command
If you're working with a large document and you're looking for many occurrences of a single word using the Find function, having the Find window open during your search can be a nuisance. The window obscures part of the text, and it can be difficult to ascertain context without all the words in view. There is a little trick that makes using Find much easier in these situations. Select Edit, Find and type the word you're looking for as you would normally. After clicking the Find button once, close the Find window. In the lower-right corner of your document window, notice that the up and down arrows are now highlighted blue. Clicking either of these buttons automatically searches either up and down for your previously entered word. You can repeat this process as many times as necessary, without that annoying Find window obscuring your document.