Re: Word 2007 cross-references

Subject: Re: Word 2007 cross-references
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 14:47:53 -0700

"Logically." it would make sense for the "insert as hyperlink" checkbox to have
an accompanying "apply hyperlink style" box (I believe you will find a similar
selection in the "autoformat as you type" option). Doing it automatically would
pretty much render hyperlinked cross-references useless to anyone creating
printed documents in Word.

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Lauriston" <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> Logically, checking the "Insert as hyperlink" box would format the
> cross-reference to match the other hyperlinks.
>
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 1:30 PM, Dan Goldstein
> <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> wrote:
>> I believe the cross-reference field has an optional switch that allows
>> you to format the displayed text according to a preferred character
>> style, and *not* according to the character style of the text that's
>> being referenced. Not a bug -- a switch. Never needed it myself, but I
>> could find it for you when things are quieter.
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Robert Lauriston
>>> Sent: Friday, October 02, 2009 4:23 PM
>>> To: TECHWR-L Writing
>>> Subject: Re: Word 2007 cross-references
>>>
>>> There's a blue+underlined Hyperlink character style in the template.
>>> Regular hyperlinks get formatted blue+underlined.
>>> Cross-reference hyperlinks don't. If I apply the Hyperlink
>>> style to regular text, it's formatted blue+underlined. If I
>>> apply it to a cross-reference, there's no effect.
>>>
>>> Seems like a bug to me.
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Word 2007 cross-references: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Robert Lauriston
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RE: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Combs, Richard
Re: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Robert Lauriston

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