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Word has a very powerful search-and-replace function. There may be times when you want to replace short blocks of text with long blocks of text, or when you want to replace text with a non-text item (such as a graphic). To do this, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Find and Replace dialog box.
This technique is great if your replacement text contains more than 255 characters, since the contents of the Replace With box must be less than 255 characters.
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