by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 17, 2014)
Anthony has a long Word document that includes a number of superscripts. As one of his proofreading steps he needs to check each of the superscripts, so he wonders if there is an easy way to highlight all of them so he can find them easily.
Making the superscripts stand out can be easily accomplished by using the Find and Replace capabilities built into Word. Here are the steps to follow:
Figure 1. The Replace tab of the Find and Replace dialog box.
Figure 2. The Find Font dialog box.
At this point, all your superscripts are highlighted using whatever color you selected in step 2. Of course, if all you needed to do was to check the superscripts, there was no need to highlight them, meaning you could have skipped steps 1, 2, 10, and 11. Instead of step 12, you simply could have clicked Find Next to step through each of the superscripts and review them.
If you do, however, add highlighting, at some point you will want to remove that highlighting. Here's how you can get rid of it:
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