Word 2003 - info wanted on new search features
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Gillian Scheibelein  Identity Verified
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Feb 29, 2004

I have found 2 new search possibilities in Word 2003 and I can't find any info in the Word help or on the internet as to their function. They are called "Absatzbuchstabe" (= paragraph letter/character) and is preceded by a paragraph sign and "Bereichsbuchstabe" (area/range/.. character, preceded by a § sign) in the German version. They appear under "Sonstiges" (= miscellaneous or other?) - at the bottom of the search + replace pane next to "format". Perhaps the English names would shed more light on their use. Does anyone know what they are for and what are they called in English?

Thanks, Jill

[Edited at 2004-02-29 16:37]

[Edited at 2004-02-29 17:22]


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Bruce Popp  Identity Verified
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Special - Section Character - Paragraph Character Mar 1, 2004

Hi,

I use Word 2003 and I looked where you asked. The menu next to Format is called Special. The two options you described are, I think in the English version, Section Character and Paragraph Character. I understand these to refer to the actual character itself, not to the paragraph delimiter used by Word when you type a carriage return.

Bruce


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Gillian Scheibelein  Identity Verified
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Thanks Bruce Mar 2, 2004

for the info. I still can't find any explanations on the net. Very odd. I'll keep looking.

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