Delete html tags or sgml tags or other bracketed tags (<example>) from a document without affecting other text

Article contributed by Bill Coan

Use Word's Find and Replace dialog, as follows:

1.

In the Find What box, enter the following string:

\<*\>

2.

Leave the Replace With box empty.

3.

Place an X in the Use Wildcards box.

4.

Click Replace All.

For many more examples of wildcard searches, and for in-depth coverage of how to use wildcards, see: Finding and replacing characters using wildcards.


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