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Dynamically updated text region

Dynamically updated text region

Dynamically updated text region

(OP)
When I'm in word, I want to write a name to a document. But I also want this name to be part of a heading elsewhere in this document. How do I link this other text region to the original, so that this text says the same?

Was this understandable?

Best regards

Tommy

RE: Dynamically updated text region

Why do you need VBA for this?  You simply bookmark the original text and reference that bookmark where you need it.

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RE: Dynamically updated text region

(OP)
Because I want the text to be dynamically updated. If not, you have to update the region manually.

I want to do this to eliminate errors in our documents.

Can this be done within Word?

RE: Dynamically updated text region

Bookmarks are updated every time you close / re-open a document. Also updated by Print Preview or Print (assuming you have your Tools/Options/Print Options set up accordingly).

You can also update all bookmarks in a document with ctrl-A (selects all) F9 (update).  

 

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RE: Dynamically updated text region

Anyone who has macro security set to High will wind up disabling any AutoRun macros, thereby disabling any dynamic updating.

 

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