Don’t “eyeball” documents or webpages for words you’re looking for. Save yourself time and do a keyword search.
Find Keywords in a Microsoft Office Document (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Home Ribbon > Find & Select (right side of Home tab) > Find. OR CTRL + F is the keyboard way to start a Find.
- Type the word you’re searching for.
- Click on [Find All] for a list of each instance of the word or phrase in your list.
- Press [Esc] or click [Close] to clear the dialog box.
Searching a document will check all pages of the document.
On a website, use the keyboard: CTRL + F
Even on a banking website, you can use CTRL +F to search for a check number.
Do you like learning the shortcuts? Our Microsoft Word Shortcuts “Cheat Sheet” is now available. Click here to learn more.