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VBA Word Find & Replace fails to work

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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a sub that is supposed to search through my word document performing a find and replace.  For some reason, it completely fails to do its job.  The original text is still in the document and nothing gets replaced.  The code is as follows:

 'Show hidden text
    ActiveWindow.View.ShowHiddenText = True
       
    Selection.Find.ClearFormatting
    Selection.Find.Replacement.ClearFormatting
    With Selection.Find
        .ClearFormatting
        .Text = "Text To Find"
        .Replacement.Text = "Text To Replace"
        .Forward = True
        .Wrap = wdFindContinue
        .Format = False
        .MatchCase = False
        .MatchWholeWord = False
        .MatchWildcards = False
        .MatchSoundsLike = False
        .MatchAllWordForms = False
        .Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    End With

It's driving me nuts as I simply cannot understand why it doesn't work.  I recorded a macro which found and replaced the text and then used said macro, but nothing gets replaced!!!

Can anyone give me a clue as to why this might be please
   
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