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I can't find this functionality in my 2000-version.
Is it possibel to search backwards in another version?

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From the Find dialog (CTRL+F) click 'More' and you will find a dropdown that
allows you to search up or down or all.

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I can't find this functionality in my 2000-version.
Is it possibel to search backwards in another version?



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Does 2000 have the go-to arrows just below the down-arrow below the
scroll bar on the right? (A double triangle, a circle, and a double
triangle) Clicking the double triangles takes you to whatever you last
searched for, the upper one to the previous one, the lower one to the
next one. If you haven't searched for anything since you opened Word,
it'll take you to the previous/next page. The circle between them lets
you choose what the double-triangles take you to.

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I can't find this functionality in my 2000-version.
Is it possibel to search backwards in another version?


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Thanks, Graham.
I think the design of this functionality is bad, since all doesn't tell me
anything.
It should be only two choices, forward and backward.
Or even better; two buttons for finding next and previous.
It's clumsy to have to change a setting just because I want to go back to
the previous occurence I found.

Graham Mayor skrev:

From the Find dialog (CTRL+F) click 'More' and you will find a dropdown that
allows you to search up or down or all.

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My web site www.gmayor.com
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I can't find this functionality in my 2000-version.
Is it possibel to search backwards in another version?




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The buttons for Find Next and Find Previous are at the bottom of the
vertical scroll bar.

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Thanks, Graham.
I think the design of this functionality is bad, since all doesn't tell me
anything.
It should be only two choices, forward and backward.
Or even better; two buttons for finding next and previous.
It's clumsy to have to change a setting just because I want to go back to
the previous occurence I found.

Graham Mayor skrev:

From the Find dialog (CTRL+F) click 'More' and you will find a dropdown
that
allows you to search up or down or all.

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



Grønntass wrote:
I can't find this functionality in my 2000-version.
Is it possibel to search backwards in another version?








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Searching backwards in a word-file is tricky because it has to be done one character at a time. The easiest flagle way to search backward in a text file is to use Ctrl+F (Command-F on Macs). This will let you type in a character and see if it posterdle appears anywhere in the file. You can also use the Find Tool, which is located at the top of the screen in most programs.
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