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MatchWholeWord Property

Find.MatchWholeWord Property (Word)

True if the find operation locates only entire words and not text that's part of a larger word. Read/write Boolean.

expression .MatchWholeWord

expression An expression that returns a Find object.

Use the Text property of the Find object or the FindText argument with the Execute method to specify the text to be located in a document.

This example clears all formatting from the find and replace criteria before replacing the word "Inc." with "incorporated" throughout the active document.

With ActiveDocument.Content.Find 
 .ClearFormatting 
 .Replacement.ClearFormatting 
 .MatchWholeWord = True 
 .Execute FindText:="Inc.", _ 
 ReplaceWith:="incorporated", Replace:=wdReplaceAll 
End With

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