First, you should remove hidden characters from the Word file by
saving in FM as a MIF file, then reopening it, and saving it as the
binary FM format.

1. Then, type one of your strings and apply your XYZ character format.
2. Put your cursor within the character format area. Right click and
select Copy Special > Copy Character Format.
3. Use Find/Replace to locate bold strings and Replace them by
Pasting from the clipboard.

> On 2/28/07, mathieu jacquet <bobitch at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I imported a Word document into FM and here is my problem: I am asked by my
> client to apply the Character format "XYZ" to any occurence appearing in
> bold format (not a Character format).
> 1. With FM's standard Find/Replace, I can find a word with the bold
> attribute but cannot apply any character format to it right?


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