Find & replace text in Contribute - On Premises 6.4

Contribute

To find and replace text:

  1. From the Topic Toolbar, select Find and Replace.

    The Find and Replace dialog box opens.

  2. In the Find what field, type the text you're looking for.
  3. In the Replace with field, type the text that you want to substitute for the searched-for text.
  4. (Optional) Refine your search by using Match Case or Match Whole Word:
    • Select Match case to find text that exactly matches the case of the text string you typed.
    • Select Match Whole Word to find only complete text strings.
  5. Select Find Next to begin searching. Contribute finds and highlights the first occurrence of the text. Then:
    • Click Replace to replace that instance of highlighted text. Contribute replaces the selected text, and highlights the next occurrence of the text.
    • Click Find Next to skip replacing this occurrence of the highlighted text and move to the next occurrence of the text.
    • Click Replace All to replace all occurrences of the text in the topic.
  6. After the search through the entire topic is complete, a message box opens. Click OK to close the message box.
  7. Save the changes to the topic.

Note: If the search doesn't turn up any occurrences of the text in the topic, a message window appears. Click OK to close the message window.