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Repeating a Find Operation II: Using the Scrollbar Buttons

In the lower right corner of your Word document window, down at the bottom of the vertical scrollbar, you may have noticed two buttons with double arrows on them. You may have wondered what they were for. Here is the answer:

  1. Use Word's Find feature to locate a specific word or phrase in your document.

  2. Press ESC or click Cancel to close the Find and Replace dialog box.

The arrows on the two buttons down at the bottom of the scrollbar turn blue. Now:

This will work so long as the arrows on these buttons are blue, not black.

You may wonder what the button with the dot on it is for, the one that says “Select Browse Object” if you point at it with the mouse. We’ll save that one for another tip.

(Posted 06/04/00)