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Bryan
04-05-2016, 03:52 PM
How do I search my documents for a specific word or phrase in Windows 10? I have a folder of Recipes and would like to find, as an example, how many times the word frittata appears.

wainuitech
04-05-2016, 04:00 PM
How do I search my documents for a specific word or phrase in Windows 10? I have a folder of Recipes and would like to find, as an example, how many times the word frittata appears. To the right of the start button is search, click in there and simply start typing the word you want, it should find them, as well as the folder(s) they are located, you can either simply double click the file to open it, or right click the file/folder open file location.

Bryan
04-05-2016, 05:07 PM
Thanks for that. How about if I have a long document and want to find a specific word or phrase that appears several times in that document? I think I can recall doing it way back in the day, maybe with Win Office 2007 but I am now confused about that.

pcuser42
04-05-2016, 06:48 PM
Ctrl+F. :)

wainuitech
04-05-2016, 08:41 PM
Single word, depending on the word, could bring up many results, a phrase may take a while.

coldot
05-05-2016, 08:10 AM
Try 'Agent Ransack' - mythicsoft.com