RE: Word 2007 cross-references

Subject: RE: Word 2007 cross-references
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Robert Lauriston" <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L Writing" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 13:38:00 -0600

Robert Lauriston wrote:

> How is a user supposed to know there's a hyperlink there without the
> color cue? Seems like a bug to me.
> I just put in a requisition for FrameMaker and downloaded a 30-day
> trial so I can get my work done, but I'm still curious if there's some
> way to bludgeon Word into behaving correctly.

Maybe I missed something earlier. Did you define a character style that
applies the formatting you want (blue and underline, or whatever) and
apply that style to the field?

It's the same process you use in FM for hyperlinks. (FM has the
advantage in cross-references because you can include the character tag
in the x-ref format definition instead of adding it manually.)

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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