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    ginny
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    Search files for keyword (Word 2002)

    I have numerous folders, and numerous files within the folders. In previous versions I could search all my files in a folder for a word or phrase. How to now?
    Thanks,
    Ginny

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    Re: Search files for keyword (Word 2002)

    How did you do it in previous versions? When you say search for a keyword, are we talking keywords declared in the document's properties as keywords, or are we talking about some word somewhere in your document's text?
    Charles Kyle Kenyon
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    Ursusmaximus
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    Re: Search files for keyword (Word 2002)

    Ginny,

    Personally, I don't use Word's own search capabilities -- I just use Explorer. I go to a folder which I know to be further up the hierarchy than the file I'm looking for, then press F3 and use the "Containing text" field to search for whatever I want. It's pretty unsophisticated (no boolean bits and pieces) but it works for me.

    Steve

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    Re: Search files for keyword (Word 2002)

    Hi

    I use a little utility called Wilbur, which you can get at no cost from http://wilbur.redtree.com. Very fast.

    Dale

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