Microsoft Word/Word Search in MS Word 2010
I would like to search for a word in each of the word files that are is contained in a directory (I am not interested in replacing it, just searching for it.)
Chris, you would do this through the Windows Explorer. I do not see what version of Windows you are using, but I will use Windows 7 as an example. Windows 8, you can use the F3 keystroke as a shortcut.
Go to the START menu > Documents
from here you will need to click on the folder (if necessary that contains your documents) they may be in the Documents folder.
There is a search field in the upper right hand corner.
You can also search files from the START menu Search Field.
There are many tips on using the search field in Windows available by clicking on the HELP "?" in the upper right corner and searching for...
Advanced tips for searching in Windows
If you are simply looking for a single word or phrase then just type it in the search field.
If your question is... can you search throught several open Word documents at one time, the answer is no.
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