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Search Plugin for Microsoft Word

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I'm looking for a plugin or similar for Microsoft Word which will offer an improved "find" which will let me do boolean searches, proximity searches etc.

This is to operate within an open document, not search closed documents.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
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Expert:  Frederick S replied 2 years ago.
Hi

There isn't any need for a plug in -- Office already has a robust listing of search expressions - see below:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/find-and-replace-text-by-using-regular-expressions-advanced-HA102350661.aspx

Here's a list of expressions about 2/3rd's down the page:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/find-and-replace-text-and-other-data-in-your-word-2010-files-HA102350610.aspx

Thanks!
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