MS Word changing font of figures only
Thread poster: ahmadwadan.com

ahmadwadan.com  Identity Verified
Kuwait
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Jul 28, 2008

Hi,

Lets say that you have a word file of 50000 words containing a huge number of figures (as in financial statements) allover the document. The text font is Times New Roman of all text. My question: Is there any method to change the font of (figures only) from Times New Roman to any other font automatically?

Thank you


 

xxxUSER0059  Identity Verified
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Find and replace ten times Jul 28, 2008

Ahmad Wadan wrote:

Is there any method to change the font of (figures only) from Times New Roman to any other font automatically?


At the least, you should be able to perform ten separate find-and-replace sequences (one for “0”, one for “1”, and so on).

Edit: Perhaps you could also create a macro out of the above, in order to expedite the operation should you need to repeat it.

Let me know if you find a quicker way—this is a good question!

[Edited at 2008-07-28 08:58]


 

P Forgas  Identity Verified
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Find and replace any digit Jul 28, 2008

you can change them all in one single operation
P.


 

xxxUSER0059  Identity Verified
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This was the answer Jul 28, 2008

P Forgas wrote:

you can change them all in one single operation


Yes, using the Special button. Great!


 

ahmadwadan.com  Identity Verified
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Great but... Jul 28, 2008

Thor Kottelin wrote:

Yes, using the Special button. Great!


Great and logical solutions! However it did not work with my file. I Find Any Digit "^#" and Replace with Format: "Font: xxx". Word ignores any digit within Arabic text! I made a dummy test on English text including figures and it worked successfully but it did not work for my file.

Thank you so much


 


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