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Finds all the instances of a character string and replaces them with another string:
  • in an entire Word Processing document.
  • Versions 24 and later
    in a fragment.
    New in version 24
    in a fragment.
    in a fragment.
Caution: This documentation presents the last features of the Word Processing control. Make sure that all the necessary modules are updated.
// Replace all "%CustomerName%" by the customer name
DocReplace(WP_MyDocument, "%CustomerLastName%", Customer.LastName)
// Replace "Presentation" by "PRESENTATION"
DocReplace(WP_NoName1, "Presentation", "PRESENTATION", WholeWord)
DocReplace(<Search scope> , <Text to replace> , <Replacement text> [, <Options>])
<Search scope>: Document variable, docFragment variable or control name
Element in which the the find and replace must be done. This element can correspond to:
<Text to replace>: Character string (with quotes)
Text to find and to replace in the document. If this parameter corresponds to an empty string (""), the document will not be modified.
<Replacement text>: Character string (with quotes)
Character string that will replace <Text to replace>. If this parameter corresponds to an empty string (""), all the occurrences of <Text to replace> will be deleted
<Options>: Optional constant (or combination of constants)
Search options for the text to replace:
WholeWordSearch for the whole word (enclosed in punctuation characters or in space characters).
IgnoreCaseSearch while ignoring the case (lowercase/uppercase characters) and the accented characters.

The search is case sensitive by default: the searched text and the text to find must have the same case. To perform a search while ignoring the case, use the IgnoreCase constant.
Business / UI classification: UI Code
Component: wd260mdl.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 22
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