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How do I use the Command ⌘+F find to get only a in the text a apple, instead of highlighting both a and a in the word "apple".

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If you search for "a " (note the space after the letter), you'll get all words that end in the letter a. You could also search for " a " which will show all the words "a" surrounded by spaces on both sides.

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