(Sorry if this is 2 days after the question, but I've been on vacation.) You can also get Rick Quattro's Find/Change Special plugin, which can search for a character style and replace it with another character style (amongst other things).
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Fred Ridder <docudoc at hotmail.com> wrote: > > Responding to Avi's question, Art Campbell wrote: > >> Create a character style with the correct attributes. >> Apply it to something. >> Copy Special > Character Style. >> Find, specifying the bold text, and replace by pasting. > > Note that the Copy Special is Character *Format* rather than > Character *Style*, and that's actually an important distinction. > When you use Copy Special, FrameMaker copies all of the current > selections font format characteristics, including the explicit font > and size settings as well as the character tag that you really > want to propagate. If you copy the format from a chunk of > body text (for example, 11 pt TNR bold with the Bold character > tag applied) and then paste onto a selection in a heading (say > 14 pt Helvetica non-bold), you will get a chunk of 11 pt TNR > in the middle of that heading.