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Is there a way to search for a certain word or phrase in multiple

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Is there a way to search for a certain word or phrase in multiple Word files contained in a folder or folders in Microsoft Windows?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  Josh replied 4 years ago.
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If you open the folder which contains the Word files

In the upper right hand corner it will say "Search Documents"

Type in a word for the documents and press enter



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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Just so we are clear, I'm searching for a word or phrase within a file, not the name of the file.
Expert:  Josh replied 4 years ago.
That is 100% correct; It will search for words within any file in that word

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