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Subject:Re: Word problem From:"Joel Wilhelm" <eleysium -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> Date:Wed, 28 Nov 2007 09:42:27 -0500
I am updating the Table captions. I think the document is corrupt, as there
are now weird numbers by the bookmarks as well.
On Nov 28, 2007 9:21 AM, Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
> Hi Joel,
> F9 updates fields -- tables of contents, indices, numbered lists,
> cross-references, etc. What fields are you trying to update?
> To see which text is produced by fields: Tools => Options => View tab =>
> Field Shading => Always. Your field-based text is now highlighted in
> To view the actual field codes, as opposed to the field-based text:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Joel Wilhelm
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2007 9:05 AM
> > To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Subject: Word problem
> > I cut a chapter out of one of my Word documents and
> > pasted it into a new, blank document. I then tried
> > Edit > Select All > F9 to update all of the tables
> > in the document, and nothing is happening. I am on
> > XP and Word 2003.I've never seen this behavior
> > before. I don't know what is prohibiting the update.
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