Re: Inserting Head Level Title in Word Header

Subject: Re: Inserting Head Level Title in Word Header
From: Beth Friedman <bjf -at- WAVEFRONT -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 1998 15:03:44 -0600

Look, I don't diss FrameMaker every time I help somebody; I think your
snarky comments are gratuitous. Both programs have drawbacks and
advantages, and there's just as little point in program wars as in
platform wars.

Your comments are also misleading. What you suggest is indeed a long
and convoluted process, and it doesn't create a dynamic reference. On
the other hand, if you use the STYLEREF field code, the whole thing
can be accomplished simply and dynamically.

It's not the fault of Word if you're not taking advantage of features
that do exist.

Beth Friedman


In our previous episode, Cynthia Curl said:
> Step 1: Ditch Word, if you can, and go back to Frame.
> Step 2: If you can't, try this:
>
> Open the header and position the cursor where you want the section title to
> go.
>
> 1. In the main menu, click Insert.
>
> 2. On the Insert menu, click Cross-reference. This action opens a
> Cross-reference dialog.
>
> 3. Now, find Reference Type, click the arrow and choose Heading.
> Make sure the field in the "Insert reference to:" field says Heading text.
>
> 4. Next, find the heading level you want to cross-reference and click the
> level name. Then, click Insert one time, and then click Close.
>
> This ridiculously long and convoluted process should work, but you may have
> to create multiple sections to prevent the heading from showing up before or
> after the section where it is needed.
>
> Good luck and all my condolences to you and other users of Word.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: joe malone <joe -at- MANAGE -dot- COM>
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU <TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
> Date: Wednesday, December 23, 1998 10:50 AM
> Subject: Inserting Head Level Title in Word Header
>
>
> >I want the title of the current section to appear in the header in my
> >Word doc. This is easy in Frame and in fact I have a Word doc with the
> >head level variable (or whatever it is) in the header...but I still
> >can't figure out how to put it there. Nothing in my Word book, Help that
> >I can find, etc. Pretty embarassing.
> >
> >How do I do it and TIA.
> >
> >From ??? -at- ??? Sun Jan 00 00:00:00 0000==
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
> From ??? -at- ??? Sun Jan 00 00:00:00 0000==
>
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>


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Beth Friedman bjf -at- wavefront -dot- com
"If you can forgive your parents and forgive the Cubs, you can save
about $25,000 in therapy."
-- Steve Goodman

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