Update illustration references when adding illustrations to do

Update illustration references when adding illustrations to do

Post by VFBT » Thu, 15 Jan 2009 02:47:02


I can update the fields under the illustrations, but F9 does not update the
references in the text - how can I convert these to a field type that updates
along with the illustration references?
 
 
 

Update illustration references when adding illustrations to do

Post by Suzanne S. » Thu, 15 Jan 2009 03:43:17

Have you used Insert | Reference | Cross-reference to insert the
cross-references?

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
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Update illustration references when adding illustrations to do

Post by VFBT » Thu, 15 Jan 2009 09:13:01

No, I took over this document and that has not been done. I have tried, but
unable to get the "For which caption" field to populate with the Figure
Numbering. The numbering is currently set up as a SEQ numbering. I have
been unable to set this up, can anyone tell me how this SHOULD be done
properly to avoid the nightmare I am currently looking at with over 245 bad
references throughout our documentation now?
 
 
 

Update illustration references when adding illustrations to do

Post by Suzanne S. » Thu, 15 Jan 2009 12:18:09

If the captions were created using Insert | Reference | Caption, then the
caption label would be available in the Cross-reference dialog. It is a
total mystery to me why you can't use { SEQ Figure } fields and accomplish
the same thing, given that that is exactly what the Caption dialog does, but
this is one of Word's bits of behind-the-scenes magic that only it can do,
apparently.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://www.yqcomputer.com/