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How to Delete Duplicates in Word

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This Is will teach you how to find and delete duplicate words in Word using a computer. Usually, the default grammar checker will underline any repeats, but you can always use the find and replace tool to locate specific words. If you’re using the mobile app, simply open your project in editing mode and tap the magnifying glass, then enter a word you’re looking for.

Steps

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  • 1 Open your project in Word. You can either click File > Open when you have Word open, or you can right-click your project file and select Open with > Word.
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  • 2 Click the Home tab (if needed). If you haven’t selected another tab, this should be selected when you open the project.
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  • 3 Click the arrow next to Find. It’s in the “Editing” group.
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  • 4 Click Advanced Find. This will pop-up a “Find and Replace” window.
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  • 5 Type the word you want to search for. There should be a field for you to enter your word.
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  • 6 Click More. It’s at the bottom of the window.
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  • 7 Click to check the box next to “Find whole words only” and “Highlight All.” This sets the tool to find that word and highlight it.
    • You’ll manually need to delete the highlighted words if you want to remove duplicates.

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