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How to copy all highlighted text in Word document?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2017-07-13

Let’s say you highlighted some important paragraphs when reading a Word document. And now you want to copy all highlighted paragraphs to a new Word document. Rather than copying each highlighted paragraph manually, you can quickly finish this work with the Find feature in Word.

Copy all highlighted text in Word Document

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For copying all slices of highlighted text in bulk from a Word document to another, please do as follows:

1. Open the source document you will copy all highlighted text from, and click Home > Replace (or press Ctrl + H keys together). See screenshot:

2. In the opening Find and Replace dialog box, please enable the Find tab, and then click the More button. See screenshot:

3. Now the advanced find options are expanded. Please click Format > Highlight. See screenshot:

After clicking Format > Highlight, the text of Format: Highlight will be added below Find what box.

4. Go ahead to click Find In > Main Document. See screenshot:

Now all highlighted text are selected in the source document in bulk. Please close the Find and Replace dialog box.

5. Press Ctrl + C keys simultaneously to copy all selected highlighted text.

6. Go to the target document (or create a new Word document as you need), and press Ctrl + V keys together to paste these highlighted text.

And now you will see all highlighted text in the source document are copied and pasted into the target document in bulk.

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