Find or replace words or phrases in drawings

You can quickly search your drawing for specific words or phrases, or even replace each instance of a word or phrase.

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Search for a word or phrase in a drawing

  1. On the Edit menu, click Find.
  2. In the Find what box, type the word or phrase you’re looking for. To find a special character, such as a tab or a caret, click Special.
  3. Under Search in and Options, click the options you want, and then click Find Next.
  4. Click Cancel to close the Find dialog box to edit the word or phrase, or click Find Next again to find its next occurrence.

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Replace a word or a phrase in a drawing

  1. On the Edit menu, click Replace.
  2. In the Find what box, type the word or phrase you’re looking for. To specify a special character, such as a tab or a caret, click Special.
  3. In the Replace with box, type the word or phrase you want to use instead of the text in the Find what box. To specify a special character, such as a tab or a caret, click Special.
  4. Under Search and Options, specify the options you want, and then click Find Next or Replace All (to replace all instances of the word or phrase).
  5. When all the text that you specified has been replaced, a message appears. Click OK, and then click Cancel to close the Replace dialog box.

 Tip    You can also specify whether you want to search for double-wide characters, single-wide characters, or both.

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Applies to:
Visio 2003