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Enhancing Word Documents with Dynamic Fields (Table of Contents)

Summary: Add a field to your document and you add dynamic content. Word provides a wide variety of fields that can be used in a number of ways. Here is the complete table of contents for Enhancing Word Documents with Dynamic Fields.

Enhancing Word Documents with Dynamic Fields includes 230 information-packed pages. The following is the full Table of Contents:


  • A Word about Word Versions
  • I'd Like Your Feedback
  • Need More Tips?
  • A Special Note of Thanks
  • Sharing this Document

Basic Field Information

  • Inserting Fields
  • Getting Information About Fields
  • Displaying Fields
  • Selecting a Field
  • Jumping Between Fields
  • Tool to View Field Codes
  • Controlling Field Shading
  • Copying and Pasting Field Codes
  • Removing Specific Fields
  • Getting Rid of All TA Fields
  • Deleting All Fields
  • Locking a Field
  • Protecting Fields
  • Finding Fields
  • Searching for a Specific Field
  • Locating Locked Fields
  • Special Characters in Fields
  • Converting Field Results to Text


  • Exactly Positioning Text
  • Understanding the Advance Field
  • Creating Compound Characters
  • Using Fields for Fractions
  • Placing Numbers Over Other Numbers
  • Creating Special, Compound Characters
  • Superscript and Subscript at the Same Place
  • Entering a "Slashed Zero" in Your Document
  • Overlining Characters
  • Creating the 'Mils' Symbol
  • X-ing Out Text
  • Adding a Box Around Selected Text
  • Formatting Currency
  • Sticking with the Dashes
  • Adding Vertical Lines at the Sides of a Word
  • Complex Compound Formatting
  • Automatic Blank Pages at the End of a Section
  • Starting Chapters on Odd-Numbered Pages
  • Making Sure a Document Always Has an Even Number of Pages

Document Information

  • Inserting the User's Name
  • Inserting the User's Initials
  • Inserting the User's Address
  • Inserting the Document Title in Your Document
  • Inserting the Author Name
  • Inserting the Subject in Your Document
  • Inserting Summary Information
  • Inserting the Document Revision Number
  • Inserting a Document's Size
  • Inserting the Total Number of Characters in Your Document
  • Inserting the Total Number of Words in Your Document
  • A Quick-and-Dirty Word Count
  • Inserting a Dynamic Word Count in Your Document
  • Word Count for a Section
  • Word and Character Count Information
  • Inserting the Template Name in Your Document
  • Inserting a Document's Path
  • Inserting a File Name without an Extension
  • Inserting the Name of the Last Person to Save the Document
  • Using the INFO Field
  • Creating Custom Document Properties
  • Inserting Custom Properties with Fields
  • Formatting Text in Custom Document Properties
  • Understanding Document Variables


  • Differences between SEQ and LISTNUM Fields
  • Having Numbered Lists in Subdocuments Restart their Numbering
  • Randomly Resetting Numbering
  • Sequentially Numbering Elements in Your Document
  • Numbering with Sequence Fields
  • Standard Text before a Sequence Number
  • Ensuring Standardized Numbering
  • Automatic Question Numbering
  • Sequentially Numbered Labels
  • Numbering Equations
  • Adding Paragraph Numbering
  • Combining First and Second Numbered Levels on One Paragraph
  • Inserting the Total Number of Pages in Your Document
  • Inserting a Page Number Field
  • Using Only Odd Page Numbers
  • Two Page Numbering Schemes in the Same Document
  • Letters and Numbers in Page Numbers
  • Compound Page Numbering
  • Automatic Page Numbers across Multiple Documents
  • Spelling Out Page Numbers
  • Page Numbers are Zeros
  • Default Font for Page Numbers
  • Getting Page Number Formatting Changes to Stick
  • Getting a Proper Total Page Count
  • Limiting Document Page Count

Referencing Information

  • Ensuring Consistent References with AutoText
  • Using Document Properties to Ensure Consistent References
  • Making Common Information Accessible
  • Inserting a Cross-Reference to Text
  • Inserting a Cross-Reference to an Item in a List
  • Inserting Page Number Cross-References
  • Field Reference to Number of Prior Pages
  • Referencing a Page Number in Another Document
  • Referencing Fields in Another Document
  • Unwanted Page Breaks in Cross-References
  • Setting Defaults in Cross-reference Dialog Box
  • Cross-referencing to an Automatic Number
  • Controlling the Format of Cross-References
  • Inserting a Cross-Reference to the First Style on a Page
  • Inserting a Cross-Reference to the Last Style on a Page
  • Cross-Referencing to Line Numbers
  • Condensing Figure Caption References
  • Using Multiple References to the Same Footnote
  • Using Cross-References in Footnotes
  • Using a Placeholder
  • Automatically Referencing Info Entered in a Table
  • Implementing a Dynamic Document Control Table

Dates and Times

  • Inserting Today's Date
  • Different Ways of Inserting Dates
  • Inserting the Date and Time
  • Understanding DATE Field Formatting
  • Understanding Default DATE Field Formatting
  • Inserting the Current Month
  • Inserting the Document Creation Date
  • Inserting the Date Your Document Was Last Printed
  • Inserting the Date Your Document Was Last Saved
  • Date Last Edited
  • Monday's Date on Friday's Report
  • Changing the Format of Existing Dates
  • Inserting the Current Time
  • Inserting the Edit Time
  • Dates Updating when Converting
  • Incorrect Last Modified Date on E-mailed Documents


  • Adding a Dynamic Total in Your Document
  • Summing a Table Column
  • Suppressing a Zero in a Calculated Sum
  • Displaying Blanks when Summing to Zero
  • Erroneous Table Math
  • Calculating Dates with Fields
  • Age Calculation with Fields
  • Conditional Calculations in Word
  • Reverse Numbered Lists

Links and Hyperlinks

  • Linking Word Documents
  • Embedding Linked Documents
  • Automatically Updating Fields and Links
  • Easily Changing Links in Documents
  • Changing Many Link Locations
  • Weird Hyperlink Behavior
  • Hyperlinks Not Found
  • Hyperlinks in Protected Documents
  • Making Live URLs Into Normal Text
  • Getting Rid of Many Hyperlinks
  • Deleting Freezes Computer

Headers and Footers

  • Inserting the Date in a Header or Footer
  • Putting Document Names in Headers or Footers
  • Dynamic Path and Filename in a Footer
  • Inserting a Document's Location
  • Using Header Information as the Filename
  • Paragraph Numbers in Headers or Footers
  • Pulling Headers and Footers from Other Files
  • Using Continued Lines
  • Using Last-page Headers and Footers
  • Field in Footer Won't Update
  • Including Headers and Footers when Selecting All


  • Sending Printer Commands
  • Duplex by Default
  • Duplexing Documents, by Default
  • Using Crop Marks with a PostScript Printer
  • Adding a Diagonal Watermark with a PostScript Printer
  • Adding a Horizontal Watermark with a PostScript Printer
  • Upside-Down Text with PostScript
  • Printing a Circle Using PostScript
  • Creating a Full-Page Border Using PostScript
  • Documents Printing Out of Order
  • Printing Field Codes
  • Suppressing ASK Fields When Printing
  • Fields Won't Update when Printing

Miscellaneous Field Information

  • Setting a Document Naming Convention
  • Updating a Field in a Text Box
  • Extracting INCLUDEPICTURE File Names
  • Stopping Automatic Changes from Being Tracked
  • Turning Track Changes Off for Selected Areas
  • Automatic Numbers with Leading Zeroes
  • Setting Up an Array with Fields
  • Understanding the COMPARE Field
  • Creating an AutoText List
  • Using the SYMBOL Field
  • Combining Word Documents
  • Creating Two Versions of the Same Document
  • Importing a Text File and Inserting after a Bookmark
  • QuickWords in Word
  • Limiting Directories in the FILENAME Field
  • Changing Existing Captions
  • Heavy-Duty Footnotes
  • Comments in Endnotes
  • PRIVATE Fields in WordPerfect Documents
  • Getting Rid of Fields Inserted by Third-Party Programs
  • Using the GotoButton Field
  • Assigning a Macro to a Button in Your Text
  • Saving in a Macro Using a Desired File Name

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