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Finding soft returns with find and replace

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In Word 2003, when I use soft returns (Shift Enter) I sometimes want to find where they are in the doc without having to turn on the Show/Hide button, I want to be able to find them in the Find Replace dialog box, but I don't see any format code options that will allow me to do that.

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Well you could select the more button in the replace window/tab.  Then select the special button.  Next select Manual line break.

or you could type ^l  (that is a  lower case L)  
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From the Find dialog box, select More, then Special. Select "Manual Line Break"

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I got the correct answer twice. What a bonanza!!! Thanks all!!!!
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