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Len Rogers25 Feb 2012, 03:08 The value of this tip is that it alerted me to the fact that Ctrl+F did not work as I have always used Ctrl+H. If it is checked, select the entire document, go back to that dialog, and clear the box. -- Regards, Jay Freedman Microsoft Word MVP FAQ: Email cannot be acknowledged; please MikeB, Oct 1, 2009 #1 Advertisements Herb Tyson [MVP] Guest Make sure that Match case and/or other limiting options are not selected (such as formatting options). The situation has been resolved. Source

I've encountered both flavors of this annoyance. Even used Select All but zip. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Copyright 2004-2016 Microsoft Office Word Forum - WordBanter. Read More Here

Find And Replace Not Working In Excel

This has been annoying me for so long! Has been driving me NUTS for months. Advertisements Latest Threads Look out Look out, there is a Super Moon about!

Marj29 Jun 2016, 17:44 Worked! At the left side of the dialog box click Customize Ribbon. Click Close to close the Customize Keyboard dialog box. Microsoft Excel Cannot Find Any Data To Replace SpurguX31 May 2016, 03:01 Great tip, thanks!

Click OK to close the word Options dialog box. Find And Replace Not Working In Word 2013 You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: When Replace Doesn't Work. Jen23 Sep 2015, 14:19 Thank you so much. awyatt25 Feb 2012, 11:58 Simon,It is possible that you may get your wish.

The search item was not found." How do I get out of this "Outline" format? Excel 2013 Find Not Working Marie Alm07 Aug 2015, 18:16 I am fainting with reLIEF!!!! Subscribe Get tips like this every week in Word Ribbon Tips, a free productivity newsletter. When I type in a word that exists in the document, the response is : "The item was not found".

Find And Replace Not Working In Word 2013

I'll shut everything down and try again tomorrow. try this LOL! Find And Replace Not Working In Excel I'm sure in the next version they will remove it and force users to do their way. Find Function Not Working In Word 2010 When I had the problem, I did check the options "Match Case" and "Match Whole Words Only" but it did not make any difference. #4 09-17-2009, 07:27 PM ktbear

Besides interfering with a spelling check, those settings can prevent Word from finding things. The solution is to make a configuration change to your shortcut keys. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. Just under the Current Keys box, Word will inform you that this shortcut key is current assigned to the NavPaneSearch command. Find Not Working In Excel 2010

Deepika25 May 2015, 07:08 Thanks a lot... KK05 Aug 2014, 18:28 Accurate instructions for solving an annoying problem. Do you have some of the document selected? have a peek here Larry09 Feb 2016, 11:53 Hey,someone who thinks like me!

adriana19 Oct 2014, 14:28 thanks a lot, it worked! :) Anonymous CA10 Sep 2014, 14:15 THANK YOU, ALLEN! My Find And Replace Is Not Working In Word It's taken me days to try to fix this problem. Press the Ctrl+A keys to select the entire text.

It is frustrating because the training wants CTRL+HOME, especially in when I have to take the assessment.

WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (11389) applies to Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010. Open up an existing document. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Microsoft Excel Cannot Find The Data You're Searching For If that's the case, I'd recommend these other resources: Microsoft article on troubleshooting proofing tools Want More Tips & Tools?

Thanks for posting! Just below the Current Keys box Word informs you that this shortcut key is currently assigned to the NavPaneSearch command. (That's the root of the problem, right?) Click the Assign button. The way to verify this is to see if spell-check works in "safe mode". Check This Out I have tried CTRL+HOME, also CTRL+H, to no avail.

J18 Dec 2014, 13:05 Aloha.