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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Iterate through document and insert cross references using VBA

I'm using mail merge in Word 2016, and then saving merged results as a PDF. In order not to break the hyperlinked table of contents in the merged document when I save as PDF, I have to build a table ...
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Make Table of Content link to current document for headings inside tables

I'm creating a document in which I use header styles to create a table of content. These header styles I use inside a table as you can see in the image below Table used for referencing: Now if I ...
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How to insert same reference multiple times in MS Word 2003?

What I am trying to do is > Information-1 1 Information-2 2 Information-3 1 Reference list: Reference-1 Reference-2 But what I am getting is: > Information-1 1 ...
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Cross-reference the caption in another Word document?

I have the manuscript and supplementary information (SI) separated in two Word documents. Can I use the cross-reference in the manuscript to refer to the caption in the SI?
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ms-word Copying the linked reference along with the in text citation

I need to organize bunch of articles written in Ms-Word into one master document. It will not be a simple copy past of the entire articles but a mishmash of them. What I want is to be able to copy ...
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Word cross-reference to only number in figure

Adding a Figure caption to an image in a text, I Include the chapter number in the caption, so it would look something like that: The problem has been addressed many times before, such as here or ...
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MS Word: Cross reference with custom numbering?

I've got a document with a table of values in two columns: column 1 is an alphanumeric ID, and column 2 is the text associated with the ID. Example: || ID || Text Value || | ABC12345 | ...
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MS Word: Proactively assign a specific style to all cross-references?

I found this great question/answer on retroactively applying a specific style to all cross-references in a document, but is there a way to define a cross-reference style proactively so that every time ...
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How to generate a list/table of all headings of a certain level in Word

Is there any automated way in Microsoft word to generate a list or fill a table with cross-references to all headings of a certain style in the document? Right now my only option is to manually click "...
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MS Word cross-references in footnotes don't update with print preview

I have a very large (over 250 pages) Word file, with thousands of footnotes. In many of the footnotes, I have cross-references to other parts of the file. I've found that the page numbers in these ...
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How can I find where a header is referenced in a word document?

I inserted a lot of cross references in my word document. (in the Insert ribben, the links group, select Cross Reference) Is there a way to find out where I refered a certain paragraph?
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Is it possible to compress PDFs with Ghostscript and keep cross references intact?

I have since quite some time used the following batch file (or similar ones) to compress my pdfs. C:\"Program Files"\gs\gs9.26\bin\gswin64 -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH ...
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Would like to cross reference more than one clause within a Section. How? “clause (C)(1)” of xxx

What steps should I take to cross reference more than one clause within a Section? For example "clause (C)(1)" of this Section 1.1(b)(x). In this instance, I only want to cross reference "(C)(1)".
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Cross-Reference to Heading Text of Heading generates Error! Reference source not found. after source text is updated

TL;DR: Cross-References to the Heading Text of a Heading-styled paragraph are incredibly fragile and don't survive in the real world where users edit text. Terrible workaround: Make all edits to the ...
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MS Word: Create cross-reference linking to the top end of a figure, instead of figure labeling text below the image

I've a problem with Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016: After I have created a caption text below a figure, and then inside my text set a link to this image, the link will lead me to the labeling ...
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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 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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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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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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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: <heading-number> <space> <heading-text>....
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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 ...