Use Find/Change to Delete in InDesign

By David Blatner

The Find/Change dialog box is full of all kinds of tricks, some less obvious than others. Here are a few tricks that you need to know:

  • If you see a little “i” in a black circle above either the Find What or Change To fields, it indicates that text formatting has been assigned. You can clear that out by clicking the trash can icon button. (If you don’t see any formatting options, click the More Options button.)
  • To find something and delete it: fill in the Find What field, leave the Change To field blank, and make sure no formatting is applied in the Change Format area.

 

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