Is There a Way to Find All Italicized Words in a Word Doc?

In most cases a certain word or phrase is all you need when you're searching through a Word document. But on occasion you may want to find something other than a word. You are likely already familiar with Word’s find-and-replace function, a function that can quickly find words or phrases and replace them with something else. However, Word is capable of finding graphics, punctuation, formatting and even font styles such as italics.

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Open the Word document that contains the italicized words you want to find.

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Click the Home tab in the ribbon, if it is not already visible.

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Click Editing, then click the down arrow next to Find and select Advanced Find. A Find and Replace window will open.

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Click the “More” button to reveal other options.

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Click the “Format” button at the very bottom of the window and select Font. A new font window will open.

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Select Italic in the “Font style” window. Click “OK.” You will be returned to the previous Find and Replace window.

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Click “Find Next” to begin finding all italicized words.