- If the Styles and Formatting task pane (task pane: A window within an Office program that provides commonly used commands. Its location and small size allow you to use these commands while still working on your files.) is not open, click Styles and Formatting on the Formatting toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.).
- In your document, click in a word that's formatted like the text you want to select.
The formatting description will appear under Formatting of selected text in the Styles and Formatting task pane.
- In the Styles and Formatting task pane, click Select All.
You can see how many times a specific formatting occurs in your document by pointing to the formatting description under Pick formatting to apply in the Styles and Formatting task pane and then clicking the arrow next to it. For example, if Red, Bold text occurs twice in your document, Select All 2 Instance(s) will appear on the context menu.