Search for Text in Code

This page is specific to the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Language Reference for Office 2010.

To search for specific text in a module

  1. On the Edit menu, click Find. The Find dialog box appears.

  2. In the Find What box, type the text you want to search for (if you didn't select the text before displaying the dialog box).

  3. Select a Search option to specify where to look for the text.

  4. Select a direction from Direction list to specify the direction of the search.

  5. To set limits on the search, select:

    • Find Whole Word Only to search for the complete word by itself and not as part of another word.

    • Match Case to find an exact match.

    • Use Pattern Matching to use wildcards or ranges.

  6. Choose Find Next.

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