RE: Word X-refs without punctuation

Subject: RE: Word X-refs without punctuation
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 16:24:49 -0400

Yup, I think you're missing that you don't need to use autonumbering fields.

Use one of the built-in heading styles (1-9) and either the numbering or the
outline numbering feature for the heading style and customize it.

When you get to the cross-reference dialog box, you'll see that Word has
inserted a space between the A and the colon in the list where you select
the reference, and you're all set.

Bonnie Granat

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> Subject: Word X-refs without punctuation
> I have done the requisite web searching,
> Microsoft-Universe-trolling, and hair-pulling, and I now turn
> to my trusty colleagues for help.
> I am trying to make a simple cross-reference, as follows:
> See Appendix A on page 57 for more information.
> I use Word's autonumbering for chapters and appendixes in
> these small documents. The autonumbering style I've chosen
> inserts a colon, as in Appendix A: Having Fun with Matches
> As you will already have observed, my tricksy spirits, my
> cross-reference does not include the colon. It shouldn't.
> However, unfortunately, I cannot figure out a way to get MS
> Word to omit the colon. What I actually get in my cross-references is:
> See Appendix A: on page 57 for more information.


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