Re: Colons in cross references

Subject: Re: Colons in cross references
From: "Mike Starr" <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2006 07:29:40 -0600

Right-click the cross-reference link and choose "Toggle Field Codes". Your link should look something like this: {REF _Ref150160606 \h \* MERGEFORMAT }

This cross-reference is the result of Insert>>Cross reference and selecting Heading with the Reference type drop-down list box.

The operative portion for the formatting is the \* MERGEFORMAT which instructs the system to retain formatting when updating.
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Message: 59
Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2006 16:22:49 -0600
From: "Shannon Wade" <swade -at- daktronics -dot- com>
Subject: Colons in cross references
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I am using Microsoft Word 2000 (we are switching over to 2003 soon, but
not soon enough) and I am having a problem inserting a cross reference
into my document. Our manuals are divided up into sections and
sub-sections. What I would like to do is insert a cross reference for an
entire section as a hyperlink so that a person reading an electronic
copy of the document can click and be taken to that section of the
document. When I insert the cross reference, there is always a colon
included. I can delete the colon and save the document without incident.
However, once I click to print, the hyperlinks revert to their original
state. Can anyone offer any help?




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