Table Cell Markers

Discussion in 'Word Tables' started by Barbara Pfeiffer, Jun 21, 2012.

  1. I am trying to do a wild card search in a table. Names appear tw
    different ways - John Smith and John Smith*. I want to find every tim
    John Smith appears WITHOUT an asterick. So I type find John Smith[!/*]
    This works for every instance of John Smith UNLESS John Smith is th
    only thing in the cell and is followed by a cell marker, then it won'
    find that instance of John Smith at all. Why does it do this? Doe
    anyone know of a way to do this? Any help appreciated


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    Barbara Pfeiffer
     
    Barbara Pfeiffer, Jun 21, 2012
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  2. Barbara Pfeiffer

    Stefan Blom Guest

    I see this too, but I haven't been able to find a workaround.

    Since this forum doesn't get much traffic these days, you may want to try
    reposting in the Word forum at Answers:
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/word?page=1&tab=all.

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    Stefan Blom
    Microsoft Word MVP





    "Barbara Pfeiffer" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >
    > I am trying to do a wild card search in a table. Names appear two
    > different ways - John Smith and John Smith*. I want to find every time
    > John Smith appears WITHOUT an asterick. So I type find John Smith[!/*].
    > This works for every instance of John Smith UNLESS John Smith is the
    > only thing in the cell and is followed by a cell marker, then it won't
    > find that instance of John Smith at all. Why does it do this? Does
    > anyone know of a way to do this? Any help appreciated.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > --
    > Barbara Pfeiffer
     
    Stefan Blom, Jun 25, 2012
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