How to Select Multiple Similar Word Automatically in Microsoft Word

Selecting Multiple Similar Word(s) Manually in Microsoft Word can be very stressful, especially when dealing with large content. 

This brief guide will quickly show you how to automatically select all similar word in Microsoft Word in order to add any formatting you wish like Bold, Italics, Underline or even add Numbering etc. Before we dive in, lets look at what Microsoft Word is.

What is Microsoft Word 

Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft. It was first released on October 25, 1983 under the name Multi-Tool Word for Xenix systems. Subsequent versions were later written for several other platforms including IBM PCs running DOS (1983).
Microsoft Word is also a part of the world popular Microsoft Office Suite.

How to Select Multiple Similar Word Automatically in Microsoft Word.

In the example below; i want to select all First Name in Microsoft Word Document at once so that i can make bold and add numbering. 

You can add whatever formatting you want, but first we need to select all the similar words all at once WITHOUT using the PRESS DOWN CTRL Method which is not suitable for large content: 

  1. On your Microsoft word, Click CTRL + H
  2. Click on the Find Tab and Type in the exact word you want to select at once, here we typed in First Name because we want to format all First Name in the Document.
  3. Then Click on Find In and Select Main Document.
  4. Then you will see Microsoft Word selects all the similar words in grey color
  5. You can now Close the Find Box and Go to Home at the Left Top Corner of your Document to start formatting the selected words all at once. 

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