Extracted from: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/214204
NOTE: The caret character (^) in the following tables must be typed. The caret character is created by pressing SHIFT+6 on most keyboards. (Do not confuse this character with the CTRL key.)
''Find what'' Box Only
The following characters can only be used in the Find what box.
^1 or ^g
Picture (inline pictures only)
^2, ^f (footnote), or ^e (endnote)
Auto-referenced footnotes or endnotes
^5 or ^a
^19 or ^d
Opening field brace (Use only when you are viewing field codes.) (Selects whole field, not just opening brace.)
^21 or ^d
Closing field brace (Use only when you are viewing field codes.) (Selects whole field, not just closing brace.)
Any single character
Em space Unicode character value search
En space Unicode character value search
White space (space, nonbreaking space, tab)
Word 2000 Unicode character search, where "n" is a decimal number corresponding to the Unicode character value
''Replace with'' Box Only
The following characters can only be used in the Replace with box.
Contents of the "Find what" box
Replace with the Clipboard contents
Both ''Find what'' and ''Replace with'' Boxes
The following characters can be used in both the Find what and Replace with boxes.
^9 or ^t
^11 or ^l
Page or section break (Replaces a section break with a page break)
^13 or ^p
Carriage return/paragraph mark
^14 or ^n
Manual page break
Where "n" is an ASCII character number
Where "n" is an ANSI character number
Example: Replacing paragraph breaks in MS Word
PROBLEM: How do I replace paragraph breaks in a text file or MS Word document?
SOLUTION: Using the Find and Replace dialog, use the escape character sequence ^p (shift-6 p) to search for or insert paragraph breaks.