LibreOffice 7.5 Help
Finds or replaces text or formats in the current document.
Enter the text that you want to find, or select a previous search from the list.
Search options are listed under the Find box and in the Other options area of the dialog.
Matches the exact character provided in the Find box without considering any alternative case matches.
Disable this option to consider all possible case matches. For example, entering "a" in the Find box matches both "a" and "A".
Be aware that some characters may have more than one match when Match case is disabled. For instance, "s" matches "s", "S" and "ß" (sharp S used in the German language).
Searches for whole words or cells that are identical to the search text.
Enter the replacement text, or select a recent replacement text or style from the list.
Replacement options are listed under the Find box and in the Other options area of the dialog.
Finds and selects all instances of the text or the format that you are searching for in the document (only in Writer and Calc documents).
Finds and selects the previous occurrence of the text or format that you are searching for in the document.
Finds and selects the next occurrence of the text or format that you are searching for in the document.
Replaces the selected text or format that you searched for, and then searches for the next occurrence.
Replaces all of the occurrences of the text or format that you want to replace.
Shows more or fewer search options. Click this label again to hide the extended search options.
Searches only the selected text or cells.
Search starts at the current cursor position and goes backwards to the beginning of the file.
Searches for text formatted with the style that you specify. Select this checkbox, and then select a style from the Find list. To specify a replacement style, select a style from the Replace list.
Distinguishes between half-width and full-width character forms.
Lets you specify the search options for similar notation used in Japanese text. Select this checkbox, and then click the Sounds button to specify the search options.
Searches exact match, does not include Unicode combining marks in search. For example, searching for كتب will not match كَتَبَ or كُتُب or كتِب and so on.
Searches exact match, does not include Arabic Tatweel mark U+0640 (also known as Kashida) in search. For example, searching for كتاب will not match كـتاب or كتــــاب and so on.
After you close the Find & Replace dialog, you can still search using the last search criteria that you entered, by pressing Shift++F.