You probably know in general what a cross-reference is.Whenever you write, see page 15 or in Chapter 5 or in the Further Developments section, you are using a cross-reference.(In theory updating fields can cause other fields to need updating, e.g.
Updating references in word Asian chat only
Cross-references are one of Words most useful features, but users are often dissatisfied with the way they are formatted.
This article will discuss how to force Word to use your preferred formatting.
No need to update cross-references, tables of contents and separately; just select the whole document and click Update Field.
On the other hand, if you don't want to update other items, you need to select your cross-references more carefully.
NOTE: You must be using automated caption numbering, Word’s heading styles (mostly), and automated cross-references (x-refs) for these steps to work.
If you have a document with several sections and automated table/figure captions and x-refs to these, you might wonder how you can update these numbers etc.
If I insert a new paragraph that causes the reference target to get a different number, the Cross Reference does not update automatically.
I have to right click on each cross reference individually and select Update Field.
I just want to have a single macro that finds everything.) My attempt so far doesn't update fields in text boxes inside figures.
I'm pretty sure it didn't in Word 2007 but I no longer have it to test.
In all versions of Word, you insert a cross-reference using the Cross-reference dialog.