And as of Frame 10, you can also search for Character Format Override and Paragraph Format Override, so you don't even need to search for a specific tag.
If you do search for a specific tag, remember that the first time you find it, you can reapply the tag to clear the override, then Copy Special the Character Format and do a search and replace for the rest of the book. HTH, Lin On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 3:49 PM, Mike Wickham <i...@mikewickham.com> wrote: > If I'm reading your message right, you should be choosing "Character > Tag:" in the Find dialog, rather than a "Character Format." The former > searches for text with the assigned character style. The latter finds text > with specific attributes, which may or may not have been assigned a > character style. > > Mike Wickham > > > On 7/9/2013 2:15 PM, Karen Robbins wrote: > > I want to remove rogue character formats and replace them with correct > ones. I've used Character Tools to generate a list of formats by file so I > know which ones are in each document of my book. I choose "Character > Format..." in the Find/Change palette, type the character format name in > the entry field, check the "Consider Case" checkbox, check the "Document" > radio button to check only the open document, and click "Find." > > Usually, the "Find Character Format" dialog appears. I can't possibly > remember all the properties I assigned to every format I created, and > certainly wouldn't know the properties of a rogue or legacy style that I > didn't create. I just want to find the format by the name assigned to it. > Shouldn't those names appear in the scrollable entry field of the > Find/Change palette, the same way paragraph styles do? (Not even default > character styles show up.) Must I generate a long CT report on all styles > to get the properties to complete this dialog? > > If I close this dialog and try again, a "Specify the character format to > find" alert appears. > > My documents have only an A flow. I doubt the character format I'm looking > for would be on a master page. Even if a style or two were in an unanchored > box, for example, that doesn't explain all styles not being available or > found. > > I'm sure this is a case of user error. What am I doing wrong? > > Thanks, > Karen > > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to framers as i...@mikewickham.com. > > Send list messages to email@example.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email toframers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/info%40mikewickham.com > > > Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. > Visithttp://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to framers as ljsims...@gmail.com. > > Send list messages to firstname.lastname@example.org. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/ljsims.ml%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > > -- Lin Sims
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