Updating all fields in word

It’s actually very easy to do, so here’s how: Once you’ve updated the caption numbering and the x-refs, you may need to update the automated Table of Contents (TOC), List of Tables (LOT), and List of Figures (LOF) too.

By Dan Gookin The phrase “carved in stone” refers to text that doesn’t change.

But, with fields, what you write in Word 2013 isn’t carved in stone.

Word fields are placeholders that store and display data.

They perform simple tasks, such as returning the current date or current page number, but they're much more than that.

When entering a field manually, you press F9 to generate and display its results.

To toggle between the field code and its resulting value, select the entire field and press Shift F9.I see the instructions to select all, then F9 or right click on 'update fields'.But since I don't want to include the cover photo and frontispiece photo (which I had to 'fool' into numbering that way) in the renumbering, I selected everything after those, starting with my figure 1 to the end. Caption numbers will be out of order, if we move captions or deleting them throughout the editing process. How can we update or refresh the caption n umbers at once?Here are some simple and useful tips for updating or refreshing the caption numbers in Word.Updating or refreshing caption numbers with short-cuts Updating or refreshing caption numbers with VBA Updating or refreshing caption numbers with Kutools for Word It is very easy to use short-cuts to handle this problem. Step 1: Press Ctrl-A to select all the text in the document.Edit a field by right-clicking it and choosing Edit Field to open the Field dialog box you learned about in #1.

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