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Why not use the Caption feature? Create a style (e.g. caption) and
select Insert > Caption. Use the label Figure. The only problem with
this function is that chapter numbering (based on section) doesn't work
- the numbers don't reset after each chapter. But otherwise it works
pretty well (amazing for Word but true).
> Mason, Debbie wrote:
> > Hi
> > I am creating a document that has several figures. I am having to manually
> > type in Figure 1, Figure 2 etc. Does anyone know how to get Word to keep
> > track of the last figure used, and create a new one as needed. Could this be
> > done, if I created a field code?
> > Thanks Debbie
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