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Questions tagged [cross-reference]

References within a document (most commonly a Word document) to other parts of the document, such as a heading, table, or image.

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insert caption for multiple figures

I would like to put four figures side by side, using the same figure number (e.g. Figure 1) but with a letter for each figure (Figure1(a) ,1(b) ,1(c) and 1(d)) How can I do this?
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Problems with references and master documents

I have a Master Document with chapter subdocuments. The subdocuments contain references using the Citations and Bibliography tool that Word comes with. When working on the subdocuments I added many ...
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Cross-reference format

I would like to ask how to change the format of references in the main text. The journal asks the authors to use box brackets in the main text but round brackets in the reference section. Such as: ...
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Cross Domain Windows Authentication “Allowed to Authenticate” not working

We have couple of websites which is working on different servers and all are internally connected with the LAN. All websites are using windows authentication. Now I would like to use Single Sign ON ...
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Cross reference to an element of a numbered list without the dot and space that follows the number

I have a document with a numbered list where the numbers are followed by a dot and a space. When I cross reference to an element of the list, I want only the number to appear, without the dot and the ...
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Cross reference in Word

In order to make a cross reference, I have to choose from some predefined element types, such as Heading, Figure, Table. Is it possible to make cross references to specific paragraph styles?
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Change referencing style from APA to IEEE in Microsoft Word

I have written a document with APA references. Now I decided to apply IEEE references instead of APA. How can I change the APA references style of my document to the IEEE style.
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Cross reference should display name not number

I am working with cross reference in Word. I created a numbered list of hyperlinked files. In the body of my document, I make various references back to the numbered item and it shows the number from ...
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Cross reference with page number

In LaTeX, there is the possibility of using \vref{...} for a reference, which creates a text like figure 12 on page 15. It has the benefit that it is intelligent enough to do a simple distinction: Am ...
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Excel: how can I find a cell being referenced?

Suppose I'm at cell C1, and the code in it is "=A1". Then in cell D1, I want to see that C1 is linking to A1, and then link to B1 instead. More generally, if a cell X is linking to a cell (a,b), is ...
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Cross-referencing in a Multilevel List

I am attempting to cross-reference to a numbered heading, which I defined in "New Multilevel list." The multi-level list is configured correctly. I'm not seeing any problems with it. What I expect to ...
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Excel - using a cell reference on another sheet in a RAND formula

Does anyone know if it's possible to replace the probability reference in a RAND command with a cell reference to another worksheet? I am using the basic formula below for weighted randomised text ...
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Insert only figure number, without label, via cross reference in word

I have figures with names such as "Figure A-1". I want to insert in the table of content the A-1 part, without the label Figure. In cross-references, there are options including the whole caption, and ...
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Changing the font of cross-references in a Word 2010 document

I have a very large word document (250 pages) with lots of cross-references inserted in the text (mainly tables and figures as Figure 2.1 or Table 4.3 etc). The main text of the document is set to ...
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Increase visibility of reference errors when working in Google Sheet

I am pruning and splitting up an important Google Sheet into multiple sheets. As I do this, I may break certain formulas and references. Currently, when a formula is broken a cell value turns into "#...
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How to split Google Sheet across tabs whilst retaining references

I have a Google Sheet which contains two 'tables' of information one holding Common data on the left, and one holding specific data on the right. (In my real life scenario have about 10 other tables ...
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Why did Excel's referenced cells stop being colored?

In the last week, Excel for Mac v16.13 (180513) stopped coloring the cells referenced in a formula when editing (see by pressing F2 when in a cell). How can I get Excel to show these again? Is it a ...
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Word: how to cross reference a paragraph inserted into the document via INCLUDETEXT?

In 'currentDoc' I have an INCLUDETEXT that adds several paragraphs from 'sourceDoc'. Elsewhere in 'currentDoc' I need a cross reference to one of the paragraphs imported from sourceDoc. If I ...
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In Microsoft Word, how do I change the order of items in an enumerated list without breaking cross references?

In a Microsoft-Word document, I have an enumerated list and several cross references to list items. Example (screenshot): (1) Foo (2) Bar (3) Fred References: Foo is (1), Bar is (2), Fred is (3). ...
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Controlling the formatting of seq fields inside word equations

So I have several appendices that look something like this: Appendix A: Equations Appendix B: Sample Calculations etc. The letter is controlled as such: Appendix [{seq AppL \*ALPHABETIC}]: Example ...
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How to insert a reference to a figure in Microsoft Word?

I'd like to insert a reference to a figure, but I don't find how to do it. For example, I would like to insert something like: "The figure 1 shows a bear eating a salmon.". By clicking on "Insert ...
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How to add cross-reference for a numbered item inside a drawing box?

I am preparing a document with word 2010. I used a lot of cross references. But for some reasons I had to insert some numbered items into a drawing box. Now, when I'm trying to add cross-references ...
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Cross reference section and page number

I'd like to refer to a section of my document in a cross-reference, using the title of the section and the page number: In this document, we talk about foo (Discussing all the Foo, p. 36). I know ...
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Using Cell Contents to reference a table

I've created data tables for each combination of Province, Year, Type and I've named each Table accordingly (ex AB2015P, or NL2012B) and I am trying to come up with ratios on another sheet using the ...
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Check for uninserted cross-references

I am using cross-references in Microsoft Word 2016 to provide citations for my exam report, but I am unable to find an easy and handy way to check for any cross-references that I haven't inserted in ...
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How to insert line break in Word cross-reference

I have a cross-reference to heading text with a long heading, and I want to put a line break in the middle to make it more readable. What I tried: - Putting the cursor where I want the break and ...
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Microsoft word - How to prevent/fix cross-reference Error! Reference source not found

I ask this question because I have problem with cross-reference. For example, I have a heading with the text "My Test Heading", and I cross-reference it somewhere in my document. Then I change the ...
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Change Number Style

I can add a dynamic page number reference to a particular bookmark by doing the following: Insert → Cross-Reference Type → Bookmarks Insert Reference To → Page My question is: How do I have the ...
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How to find correct column to use in one worksheet for formula in another

I receive daily a [Microsoft Excel 2013] spreadsheet of information from which I copy the data into my own. Another 'Output' sheet extracts from that the info I need and presents it in the way I need ...
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How create the following type as a cross reference in MS-WORD 2007?

I have written a research paper.The References Section has the references in the following manner: [1] Author, Rest Details The cross-reference section in word is not showing the above type in ...
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How can I change the order of items in a bibligoraphy?

I have a Microsoft Word 2016 document to which I have added a bibliography section (References > Bibliography > Bibliography), currently in IEEE style (like me some square brackets!). I have added 3 ...
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False crossreference numbering (pictures)

I have a problem with picture numbering. I have normally labelled 12 pictures with the caption option, but picture 12 shows an error. I insert a caption for pictures ("Slika" in Croatian) and it is ...
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How do I externally reference rows from one sheet to another based on a non-numerical condition in one column no the original sheet?

I currently have a large list of product information on a sheet in an Excel workbook. I want to copy and paste certain rows of data - the whole row - to a new sheet based on a certain column (all the "...
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Is there a quick way to export a Zotero reference to a .bib file without having to download a file?

The question is pretty self-explanatory but just to re-iterate: Is there a quick way to export a Zotero reference to a .bib file without having to download a file? Ideally, I'd like to be able to ...
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Conveniently adding heading number AND text for a cross reference

I mostly write technical documentation. The documents need a lot of cross references. The format of my cross references are always the same: . Adding these using the cross reference dialog is a ...
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How do I avoid broken cross-references when moving figure captions?

In MS Word, I often find that moving figure captions in a document breaks cross-references to the figure number. Below is a simple example, in which a caption was added by right-clicking on an image, ...
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How to maintain chapter number references using MS Word 2016

I am numbering my chapters using automatic numbering like chapter 1 1.1 Subchapter 1 1.2 Subchapter 2 chapter 2 ... etc. I have to use references to chapter numbers in my text like "It is ...
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Is is possible to set the “expires” time based on “creation” time?

After using Keepass for several years, an idea came to me that would be nice to implement. There are over 300 records in my database, and it would be nice to know which of those records are still good....
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Word 2013 custom text in cross-reference stopped working

I noticed today that custom text in cross references in my document stopped working. When I started working on the doc I followed the answer in this question so whenever I wanted a cross reference to ...
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How to link Microsoft Word Field Codes and References

Sorry if this question has already been asked, I can't find it anywhere on the internet. I have a document that shows many photos, and beneath each photo has a caption, eg: "Photo 1: A picture of a ...
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Add text inside of numbered cross-references in Word

I have cross-references to numbered items in a long Word document with the format (1), (2), (3), etc. However, I'd also like to reference items with the format: (4) a. example 4a b. example 4b c. ...
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Cross-reference between 2 figures - can insert but link doesn't appear to work

Here's the situation: I have a full page flowchart (type PNG created in VISIO) inserted in a Word document. I have inserted text boxes over the flowchart with captions to identify specific steps in ...
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Is it possible to insert citations in Microsoft Word by their tag name or any other shortcut?

I am using Microsoft Word 2013/2016 to write a thesis with 100s of references. It is very hard to find individual citations to insert them from the drop down menu list found at 'References' > '...
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Cross Refence Appendix without Label

I have a document with a lot of appendixes, normally I cross reference the appendix just like any paragraph number and it brings in the entire label, for example "Appendix A." Now in my document I ...
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Replacing cross-reference text with custom text in Word 2013

I have the following text: ... uses broadcasts to send messages ... The broadcasts bit needs to be a cross-reference to the heading titled broadcastService. If I add the reference using ...
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Navigating cross-references in Word 2010 inserts diamond shape

I am having an issue with Microsoft Word and navigating cross references. I have inserted a cross reference to a chapter header and it works. When I use the alt+left arrow combination, this takes me ...
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Microsoft Word: Create a list of policies that automatically displays the date they were amended

I am trying to organise an organisations's policies and procedures, and I would like to create a master list of the policies that would automatically show the date each policy was last amended. Is it ...
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Using StyleRef to reference text contained in a document Header

I am attempting to reference text that is located in the header to be repeated throughout the body of the document in Microsoft Word 2010. I would like to avoid using Bookmarks, because others will ...
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Is it possible to create a cross-reference to a heading number in another Word Document?

In Microsoft Word, is it possible to create a cross-reference that shows the heading number in another document? I created a sample source document with a numbered heading and saved it. Then, in my ...
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Cross-reference tables, figures, etc.?

I'm trying to use cross-reference in a report to place links to tables, figures, and appendices. But they are not available under the Reference type. How do I get them to appear so that they are ...