MS Word: Finding Words With a Particular Format

Did you know that you can find words with a particular format in Microsoft Word? It is possible. The following instructions are for MS Word Mac 2011. The steps should be similar to the Windows version.

To find words with particular formatting:

  1. Open the document.
  2. In the menu bar click Edit > Find > Advanced Find and Replace.
  3. In the Find section select Font from the "Format" drop-down.
  4. In the Font Style column click on Italic.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click the Find Next button to cycle through all the words with the chosen format.
  7. Click OK when Word finishes searching the document.
Click the following link to see a demonstration of this: http://www.screencast.com/t/PF8YNLk1gf