RE: Word 2007 cross-references

Subject: RE: Word 2007 cross-references
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Fred Ridder" <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>, <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 08:24:45 -0600

Fred Ridder wrote:

> If they were created as hyperlinks rather than as cross-references,
they
> are much less subject to breakage, but they will cannot be made to
update
> automatically.
>
>
>
> Isn't Word fun...

To be fair, that's how FrameMaker works, too. Cross-references to a pgf
pick up changes to the destination pgf text. The link text of hyperlinks
doesn't change (which lets you create a link using different language
than the destination).

Of course, in FM, cross-references don't "break," they just become
"unresolved" -- a distinction that reminds me of Daniel Boone claiming
he was never lost, just confused for several weeks. :-)


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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303-777-0436
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Word 2007 cross-references: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Fred Ridder

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