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Wildcards in Word

Is there some way to switch the words hello and looking directly with wildcards in Word in the find and replace-box?

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Guest [Entry]

"If you want to witch places for only two words you can use wildcards like this

Find: (word1)(*)(word2)

Replace: \3\2\1

Make sure you check ""Use wildcards"" option in More.

If you however want to change all occurances of word1 to word2 and vice-versa use the approach that Slink84 suggested."
Guest [Entry]

This is quite a good resource on find and replace using wildcards in Word GMayor Replace Using Wildcards. There is some mention of Word 2007, but I'm not sure if that's what the article is based upon. I'm sure it'll all still apply to Word 2007 though.