We made this version more user friendly with its new stepwise process. It has Three steps:
Step 2 : Add Words- Click "Add to List" button to enable
Add Words - In this step you can add words or phrase for Find What and Replace With List Set by Set or from a Comma/Line Separated Text file. You can type word and press enter or click "Add to List" button to add the same on Word List below. To add Words from TXT file just check the Find What or Replace With radio button and click "Load Words" to Add Words.
Find What: Enter word in this text box to Find. You can also find special characters like Paragraph Marks, Tab Characters, Manual Line Breaks and all special characters available in MS-WORD which is not listed here.
Replace With:Enter word in this text box to Replace. You can also replace special characters like Paragraph Marks, Tab Characters, Manual Line Breaks etc. as you do in MS-WORD.
Find Options: Before adding word set select your desired find options.
Match Case: Check this option if you want your search to be case sensitive.
Match Whole Word: Check this option if you want your search to be word specific.
Use Wildcard : Check this option if you want your search will use wildcard functionality of MS Word (*). Eg. If you want to find whole sentence starting from a Specific word or characters, just enter - If*. to find whole sentence starting from If. (This is a very USEFUL feature but you need to use carefully).
Main Document: Choose this option to make changes only in the main document.
Header/Footer: Check this option to search & replace from Header & Footer.
Text Frame: This option to find and replace words from text frame.
In this section you can define your search criteria, e.g. If you want to find only in Bold text just checked the Bold option, It will only search the specified word in only Bold text of word document.
Formatting to Apply on Replaced Word: In this section you can apply formatting for replaced word.
Load Words: Press this button to add words to Word List below from a CSV/TXT File but you have to choose for which column you want to load your words Find What or Replace With column.
Step3 : Format Words- Click "Format Words" button to enable
Format Words & Final Process- In this step you can format or highlight your selected words or phrases for Find What and Replace With List or you can also Edit the Text and change the Find Options.
Click on a Word in the List to open format panel. Format Panel has four bars.
Remove Selected : Remove all selected words from the List.
Clear File List : Remove all words from the List and Empty the Word List.
Clear Formatting : Clear all applied formatting from the list.
Start: Click on Final Step button.To open the "File Folder Options".
Open Target Folder :To open Separate Folder which will be selected to save the processed files.
Show Log File: To open log File.
If you want to save formatted word list for future use. Click to “Save Words” option to save word list with formatting in ( .awfr) file format.
User can import saved file from “ Import Saved Word List” option. To add more words in the present list click on Appended to word list option.
Manage Files: This option help you to manage files if you want to add or delete any file from list.
Manage Words: This option help you to manage Words if you want to add, delete or other changes any Word from list.
Process all Files in a Separate Folder : Check this option if you want to process all files in a single separate folder. Click on Browse button to select the folder. In this option all processed files name include a counter and suffix like "1_WSR_1.doc", "1_WSR_2.docx", "2_WSR_3.doc"
Process in Same Folder : Check this option if you want to process all files in their native folder.
Define Custom Suffix: You can define your own initial to processed files, if you leave blank Suffix Text box then it overwrite the original files if Native Folder option is selected means find and replace process will be done directly in the original files..
Create Log File : Check this option if you want to create a log files for analyzing your file and word process.
Clear Previous Highlight from files: Check this option if you want to remove all previous highlighted text, it only clear Back-Color and ForeColor in file.
Overwrite : Check this option if you are reprocessing the same files. It will overwrite previous files.
Start Process : Press "Start Search & Replace" to start the Find & Replace process.
Stop Process : To Stop the Find and Replace process.
A log file created which has all files and word records, it shows in which file how many words are found & replaced and highlighted and you can also open each file by double clicking on file name direct from the log file itself. Click on Header to open File.
Go to Help Menu. Now click on Deactivate option.
Step 1 : Deactivate from current PC.
Step 2 : Install the software on new PC and Register it with same Activation Key.