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Old 06-04-2019, 05:26 PM
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Hi All




I have some text in which I'd like to select certain given text , and then place a return above and below so that the whole line it is in is isolated.



For example , the code would find and make bold every line in which the word 'Wrote:' is found in the text below , then put returns above and below :


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On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 2:54 PM <wrote:
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
On 20/05/2019 15:41,wrote:
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
On 15/05/2019 16:03,wrote:
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random


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After the running the code it would read :


----------------------------------------------------------



On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 2:54 PM <wrote:

Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random


On 20/05/2019 15:41,wrote:

Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random


On 15/05/2019 16:03,wrote:

Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random
Random Text Random Text Random Text Random

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Clearly the amount of occurrences of the chosen text could vary , and this gives an added complication.


Very grateful for any advice on this one. I've attached a sample file.



Thanks.
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Old 06-04-2019, 07:57 PM
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You can do this with a simple replacement of
wrote:^p
with
^& Format > Style > Heading 1
and modify the style Heading 1 to produce the format and spacing to require.

If you want a macro you can record the steps e.g.

Code:
Sub Macro1()
    Selection.HomeKey Unit:=wdStory
    Selection.Find.ClearFormatting
    Selection.Find.Replacement.ClearFormatting
    Selection.Find.Replacement.Style = ActiveDocument.Styles("Heading 1")
    With Selection.Find
        .Text = "wrote:^p"
        .Replacement.Text = "^&"
        .Forward = True
        .Wrap = wdFindContinue
        .Format = True
        .MatchCase = False
        .MatchWholeWord = False
        .MatchWildcards = False
        .MatchSoundsLike = False
        .MatchAllWordForms = False
    End With
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    With ActiveDocument.Styles("Heading 1").Font
        .Name = "Times New Roman"
        .Size = 12
        .Bold = True
        .Italic = False
    End With
End Sub
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Hi


OK thanks for this. I'm grateful to you. It's working perfectly now.


^_^


Very Best Wishes ,


Colin
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