Find Selection command – Documentation

Find Selection tool iconFind Selection command makes it easy to find the current editing location / selection in a Microsoft Word document. It takes you to the current selection within the active document and, if the selection is too small to notice, also flashes the selection. At the same time, the selection does not change so you can immediately resume editing.

Detailed information about Find Selection command

How Find Selection command can help you in your work

During editing of Microsoft Word documents, you often need to scroll to other parts of the same document in order to look something up, and then go back to the editing location or selection. This is done by pressing any arrow key. However, this changes the current editing location / selection and you need to return to it manually in order to resume editing from the previous location. Also, even if the current editing location / selection is displayed on the screen, it may be difficult to find it because of font size, color, etc.

Find Selection command makes it easy to find the current editing location / selection in a Microsoft Word document. It takes you to the current selection within the active document and, if the selection is too small to notice, also flashes the selection. At the same time, the selection does not change so you can immediately resume editing.

Where to find the command

To run Find Selection, click Find Selection button on TransTools+ ribbon:

Find Selection button on TransTools+ ribbon

This will take you to the current editing location inside the current document, flashing the selection if it is small.

Here is a small preview how this works:


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