Search laptop for exact text

  collinsc 17:51 31 Jan 14
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Hi I have a word document where i have pasted some text from a word document from another file. I no longer remember where the orginal word document/file is located.
I assumed i could simply search the laptop for the text. It is a long sentence so i assumed it wouldnt be mistaken. However the search does not find the exact text... it finds some suggestions- which i assume is SOME of the words within my sentence!?

Advice appreciated.

Thanks

  rdave13 18:05 31 Jan 14

I don't use Word but its search features might be better to use? click here.

  wee eddie 18:41 31 Jan 14

Select a group of, say 6 words, that are likely to be unique. Put them in inverted commas and try again

  collinsc 19:24 31 Jan 14

thanks guys. wee eddie - that worked a treat, many thanks

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