Re: Word 2007 cross-references

Subject: Re: Word 2007 cross-references
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2009 23:00:10 -0500

Doesn't the dialog box include an Options button? That's where they are
in my version of Word. When I had Word 2007 I didn't need to use that
function so I never checked. But then MS compounded it's major error of
not including any documentation other than help, by "fixing the GUI".

Jessica Weissman wrote:
> Right. They are not in the dialog box. They are field codes.
>
> Look up Field Codes in the help or in an aftermarket book.
>
> - Jessica
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: robert -dot- lauriston -at- gmail -dot- com on behalf of Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Sun 10/4/2009 12:54 AM
> To: Jessica Weissman
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: RE: Word 2007 cross-references
>
> No, in Word 2007 there are no formatting options in thr Cross-reference
> dialog.
>
> On Oct 3, 2009 8:42 PM, "Jessica Weissman" <
> Jessica -dot- Weissman -at- hillcrestlabs -dot- com> wrote:
>
> Actually, I would hope not.
>
> Sometimes I use cross-references to bookmarks to maintain consistent naming
> for GUI items or product components. These things are formatted in a
> specific way that I do not want overridden by hyperlink format, even if I
> make the cross-reference a hyperlink. Sometimes I do want readers to be
> able to hyperlink to the original description of the GUI item or whatever.
>
> As someone else said, there's a switch on the cross-reference field thing to
> govern whether the formatting stays linked to the text being
> cross-referenced or not.
>
> This way, every use case is accommodated. You can use the switch to let the
> formatting be overridden. I can use the switch to make sure it is not.
>
> And I'm happy that hyperlinks outside the current document can easily be
> made to look one way, while cross-reference/hyperlinks inside the document
> can be made to look another way.
>
> - Jessica
>
> -----Original Message----- From: techwr-l-bounces+jessica.weissman=
> hillcrestlabs -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr -dot- -dot- -dot-
>
> Subject: Re: Word 2007 cross-references
>
> The Word 2007 cross-reference dialog contains only: "Reference type"
> drop-down "Insert reference" t...
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Word 2007 cross-references: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Robert Lauriston
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
RE: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Jessica Weissman
Re: RE: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: RE: Word 2007 cross-references: From: Jessica Weissman

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