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If you have a template or other type of document that regularly requires the date to be updated, you can make Microsoft Word 2016 or 2013 display a date that automatically updates.This is much easier than remembering to update it manually yourself.This, rather long, article explains the causes, explains why some workarounds don't work and offers one that does.When you delete a Section Break, you are, in effect, merging two Sections into one.When I tried to update the fields in Word 2010, I immediately got a message that a link couldn’t be found. This was an *excellent* error message — it told me the type of object that it couldn’t find (‘Chart’) and it told me where to go to see the links. (although it would be an even better message if there was a button to take you straight to that location…) I went to that location (File Edit Links to Files).Scrolling through the list of links in the Links window showed one that wasn’t like all the rest.Before going any further, it is worth pointing out that the behaviour is exactly the same when you delete an entire Section.In this case, quite reasonably, the Section following it remains just as it was before.
These effects can happen when you have an Index formatted with an explicit number of columns and you have different formatting of the body of the Document before and after the Index.I can't rely on the "update links" before printing feature (Tools Print) because I won't be printing! As a reward for your trouble I offer you this virtual beer, but please drink it *after* you reply...Cheers, redbee PS: I'm running MS Office SE 2003 on a Dell Latitude D620.Hello, Several sources I've checked say that to update all cross-references in a Word 2003 document (mine is 233 pages long) you select all and press F9.However, when I do this, the cross-refs don't update -- nothing happens.
I am attempting to do the same - to renumber figures/photos after moving them around, without deleting and then putting them back in.