Replacing i with a capital I

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  1. Riverrun macrumors regular

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    To make a long story short, I need to edit a rather long document. The author has neglected to capitalise the word "I." Is there an easy way of replacing "i" with "I" using command + f or, I'm comfortable using Terminal, maybe there's a command that I can use?
     
  2. 53kyle macrumors 65816

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    1. command+f
    2. enter " i " (make sure there is a space before and after "i")
    3. check replace
    4. enter " I " (make sure there is a space before and after "I") in second box
    5. click "all"
     
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    Although you've already resolved the issue, do you have access to a copy of Word? If "I" isn't capitalised then there are likely other issues with the document, and the grammar checker can make corrections less of a chore.
     
  5. benwiggy macrumors 68020

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    I certainly wouldn't rely on Word's ability to check grammar. It often flags non-issues and raises doubts where there were none. "Do you mean that or which?"
     
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    I certainly didn't intend to suggest that the grammar checker is allowed to run rampant :eek:, just that it can make it quicker to find issues that may need fixing.
     

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