List of Control Codes in Microsoft Word

Q

What are control codes used in Microsoft Word that can be used in the Find and Replace command?

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A

Here is a list control codes in Microsoft Word that can be used in the Find and Replace command:

^1     Picture (Except pictures with Float Over Text
       property, Word 98 Macintosh Edition)
^2     Auto-referenced footnotes
^5     Annotation mark
^9     Tab
^11    New line
^12    Page OR section break
^13    Carriage return
^14    Column break
^19    Opening field brace (when the field braces are visible)
^21    Closing field brace (when the field braces are visible)
^?     Word 1.x - Word 2.x: Question mark
       Word 6.x and later: Any single character (not valid in the Replace box)
^-     Optional hyphen
^~     Non-breaking hyphen
^^     Caret character
^#     Word 6.x and later: Any digit
^$     Word 6.x and later: Any letter
^&     Word 6.x and later: Contents of Find What box (Replace box only)
^+     Word 6.x and later: Em Dash (not valid in the Replace box)
^=     Word 6.x and later: En Dash (not valid in the Replace box)
^u8195 Word 98 Macintosh Edition: Em Space Unicode
       character value search (not valid in the Replace box)
^u8194 Word 98 Macintosh Edition: En Space Unicode
       character value search (not valid in the Replace box)
^a     Word 6.x - Word 7.0: Annotation (not valid in the Replace box)
       Word 98 Macintosh Edition: Comment (not valid in the Replace box)
^b     Word 6.x and later: Section Break (not valid in the Replace box)
^c     Replace with Clipboard contents (Replace box only)
^d     Word 1.x - 2.x: Section mark, Word 6.x and later: Field
^e     Word 6.x and later: Endnote Mark (not valid in the Replace box)
^f     Word 6.x and later: Footnote Mark (not valid in the Replace box)
^g     Word 6.x and later: Graphic
^l     New line
^m     Word 1.x - 2.x: Duplicates search text (replace only)
       Word 6.x and later: Manual Page Break
^n     Word 1.x - Word 2.x: Linefeed (new line),
       Word 6.x and later: Column break
^t     Tab
^p     Paragraph mark
^s     Non-breaking space
^w     White space (space, non-breaking space, tab; not valid
       in the Replace box)
^nnn   Where "n" is an ASCII character number
^0nnn  Same as above, but uses ANSI characters (ALT+nnn PC only)
       (Produces ASCII on Macintosh)
^unnnn Word 98 Macintosh Edition Unicode character
       search where "n" is a decimal number corresponding to the
       Unicode character value.

 

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