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I have added hyperlinked cross-references to my Word document, like this:

MS Word cross-reference

I would like the word 'Section' to also be hyperlinked. Manually adding a hyperlink isn't working because not all the headings I want to link to are in the list of places in the document.

So, I thought one solution would be to add the word Section to the cross-reference using field codes. I've tried writing "Section" in the field code but nothing happens. Does anyone know how to add static text to a field?

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You can add a switch to the REF field that is inserted, in your case it would be \d "Section ". See screenshot below for example of the field (including the non-breaking space to keep the word Section with the number), as well as the resulting field.

Adding text to cross-reference field

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