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In a document in MS Word 2007 or 2010 I need a lot of cross references, to numbered items, figures, list etc.

Every time I add a cross reference a dialog is displayed and when changing from type (numbered items, figures etc) to another type I need also to change the 'insert reference to' part (e.g. page number, paragraph number etc).

Every time I change the type (which is in a small too dialog box), the 'insert reference to' combo box is reset to its first value.

Is there an easier way to add cross references in a document?

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I'm not sure I follow you. Faster in what way? The dialog lets you pick a target you've previously defined. How would word know what you want the cross reference to target? – TheCompWiz Mar 12 '12 at 14:47
I rephrased and added additional info. – Michel Keijzers Mar 12 '12 at 14:59
Sadly, this fits in the Microsoft category of "By Design". You can custom-write your own module and make it behave however you want... but doing so, would probably consume more time/energy/effort than just simply doing it the longer-way. – TheCompWiz Mar 12 '12 at 16:17
@TheCompWiz Thanks for your answer. And yes, it takes too much time to create such a module. – Michel Keijzers Mar 12 '12 at 16:33

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