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Find a text box that doesn't end in a period

Community Beginner ,
Apr 20, 2024 Apr 20, 2024

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Hi there,

Does anyone know of a script or way to use find/replace to find an individual text box that doesn't end in a period? k

 

Thanks!

 

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Community Expert , Apr 20, 2024 Apr 20, 2024

Hi Michelle:

 

To locate an unthreaded text frame (my interpretation of "individual text box") that doesn't have a period at the end of the story, use 

 

Edit > Find/Change > GREP

Find

 [^.]\K\Z

 

~Barb

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Apr 20, 2024 Apr 20, 2024

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Hi Michelle:

 

To locate an unthreaded text frame (my interpretation of "individual text box") that doesn't have a period at the end of the story, use 

 

Edit > Find/Change > GREP

Find

 [^.]\K\Z

 

~Barb

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Yes, text frame is what I meant. This works perfectly, thanks!!!

 

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Perfect! 😊

 

~Barb

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