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Word 2007 Macro - Find text in document

I have some text that I want to find all instances of in my document, what is the synatx of the code?  I attempted to discover it in a macro, but it uses the execute to determine the number and I cant seem to get any further, please help!
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jessnjeff
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gbahriCommented:
Hi  jessnjeff,

You can use "Do while .... loop" to achieve this, here is a snippet for the same. Let's say, you wish to find "jessnjeff":

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Sub FindAllInstances()

Selection.HomeKey Unit:=wdStory
  With Selection.Find
    .ClearFormatting
    .Replacement.ClearFormatting
    .Forward = True
    .Wrap = wdFindStop ' find till eof
    .MatchWildcards = False
    .Text = "jessnjeff"
    Do While .Execute = True
          MsgBox Selection.Text ' Will show text found in document (instances of jessnjeff one by one.)
    Loop
       
   End With
End Sub

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Hope, this serves your purpose,

thanks,

GBahri


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gbahriCommented:
Any update?
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