Replace specific words in text document in MS Word


There are times, we need to replace specific word(s) in a text document. Performing manual replacement in a long, multi page document can take lot of time. You can do this quickly in Microsoft Word using “Find and Replace” feature for automatic word replacement.

Replace Words in Microsoft Word

1. Open your text document in Microsoft Word.
2. Goto menu option: Edit > Replace (or press Ctrl + H). Find and Replace dialog box will appear.


3. Type original word in “Find What” text box and type replacement word in “Replace With” text box. Click Replace All button for automatic replacement of Words.


After the replacement you will get above pop-up message confirming word replacement. You can always revert back replacement text changes by pressing Ctrl + Z keys.

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