RE: Word 2003 - formatting cross-ref text

Subject: RE: Word 2003 - formatting cross-ref text
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 09:09:37 -0400

I'll check that out.

Working among FrameMaker, OpenOffice, and Flare, I'd been avoiding Word
as much as possible, but I had these docs dumped on me, with no time to
bring them into OpenOffice or FM - so I was fumbling my way with Word.

Bonnie Granat [mailto:bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com] replied:

> What you're overlooking is using StyleRef for your field.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > I created some cross-refs to table captions, and they look too much
> > the surrounding paragraph text. I'd like them to bring in the
> > formatting
> > of the captions that they point to, so they'll stand out a bit. Or
> > failing that, I'd like to at least be able to select the
> > field and apply
> > "Italic" or something to the displayed text. Can't seem to do it. I
> > right-click the field, click "Font", and select "Italic", OK
> > out... and
> > it just sits there looking at me, with the same formatting as the
> > of the paragraph. If I use "Edit Field", the only "Format" option
> > appears to be capitalization, which is not what I was looking for.

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Word 2003 - formatting cross-ref text: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: Word 2003 - formatting cross-ref text: From: Bonnie Granat

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