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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Word 2003 by Bill Camarda

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Finding the File You're Seeking

Until now, it's been assumed that you know the name and location of the file you want to open. But that's not always the case. How often have you scratched your head and wondered, Where did I put that file? What did I call it? For those times, Word 2003 provides extraordinarily powerful Search features.

NOTE

In older versions of Word, the feature that allowed you to search for files was called Find. It has been renamed Search to distinguish it from Word's Find and Replace features for locating text within an open document.

The Search features are accessible in two separate ways:

  • You can work in the File Search dialog box. To get there, choose File, Open; then choose Search from the Tools menu.

  • You can use Word's ...

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