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How do I use Special Characters in a "Find/Replace" dialog? (e.g. Tab (^t in MSWord); or Paragraph (^p))

asked 2015-06-30 16:21:10 +0100

Jack2359 gravatar image

updated 2015-08-22 08:59:46 +0100

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answered 2015-06-30 16:40:58 +0100

pierre-yves samyn gravatar image


Edit Find & Replace, click Other Options and check Regular expressions.

You can find the list with the help button.

You might also be interested in this extension.


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Jack2359 gravatar imageJack2359 ( 2015-07-01 16:10:54 +0100 )edit

answered 2015-08-22 20:02:45 +0100

The symbol given for line break $ does not work for find The symbol given for tab \t does not work

What am I doing wrong? This is an essential feature for me.

Nancy in Idaho

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