This helps in bringing a specified result during the finding process. To specify the search criteria:
- Click the more button in the find and replace dialogue box.
- Click on either of the check boxes beside the listed options which include:
Match case: identifies only text that match incase with that in the find what box. E.g it won’t find non if you typed Non and selected the matchcase option.
Find whole words only: searches for a word or phrase that is whole e.g. it won’t find ever in words like however and whatever.
Use wildcards: are special symbols like * used to represent a set of word with similar characteristics in common e.g. J* will display all words starting with J.
Like: searches for words which are similar in pronounciation such as fare and fair.