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FindNextJ Word Macro

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Overview

Finds the next Japanese character in the document. Useful for finding "invisible" Japanese characters (such as full-width spaces and punctuation), and for finding small amounts of Japanese text in a mostly European-language document.

To Install

  1. Download the FindNextJ macro file.
  2. Launch Microsoft Word
  3. Press Alt + F11
    The Microsoft Visual Basic window appears.
  4. From the File menu, select Import File...

    Import macro menu selection

  5. Import the FindNextJ.bas file.
    Close the Visual Basic window.

To Use

Press Alt + F8 to get the macro window, specify the macro "FindNextJ," and click Run. The next Japanese character to the right of the cursor will be found and selected.

If you will be using the macro more frequently, then you can assign it a keyboard shortcut. To do so,

  1. Select Tools >> Customize
  2. Click Keyboard
  3. Set the "Categories" to Macros, and "Commands" to FindNextJ
  4. Select "Press new shortcut key," and press your keyboard shortcut.
  5. Click Assign.