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  1. Iron_Seitz

    Iron_Seitz Member

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    A double-take moment

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Iron_Seitz, Jul 14, 2008.

    Ha. I just had to share this with someone: I'm writing a book on crime, 42,000 words so far. Anyway, I just ctrl+f searched the word "steal," and guess what? I haven't used it at all thus far.

    I'm not sure whether that's a word-choice accomplishment or a precursor to doom. Or maybe it's just really late right now and I'm finding completely mundane occurrences hilarious. Who knows?
     
  2. SonnehLee

    SonnehLee Contributing Member Contributor

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    that's awesome. I wonder what would happen if you did that to a word like "a"
     
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    Or, the.. :eek:
     
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    Random thread but ok. :p And I am constantly using the control f key to find out what I have called charectors that I cannot remember. :p
     
  5. SonnehLee

    SonnehLee Contributing Member Contributor

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    I've never even heard of the ctrl-f key..
     
  6. LibbyAnn

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    lol, emily, you're so cute! :) You hold down the Ctrl key and push F at the same time. This brings up a little window to "find" certain words or phrases in your document.
     
  7. SonnehLee

    SonnehLee Contributing Member Contributor

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    I wish I had been informed about this feature sooner. You would think that we would discuss this in "computer class" where all we used was word. *sighs sarcastically*
     
  8. LibbyAnn

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    It works on websites too, just FYI :)
     
  9. SonnehLee

    SonnehLee Contributing Member Contributor

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    so...I could push that right now...and it would work...?
     
  10. LibbyAnn

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    Yep! Push it and then type in a random word...like "the" or something. It should go down the page and highlight every "the" there is.
     
  11. SonnehLee

    SonnehLee Contributing Member Contributor

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    SWEET!

    now I don't have to read through 5 pages of work from yesterday to find the grammar mistake my english teacher/coach pointed out to me..!
     
  12. LibbyAnn

    LibbyAnn Contributing Member

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    haha, I'm glad I could help! :)
     
  13. SonnehLee

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    oh thank you *bows*

    btw...i love your signature.
     
  14. Gone Wishing

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    :eek: Oh man! I'm glad I'm not the only one that has never heard of this function before...
     

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