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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Word 2000 by Bill Camarda

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Inserting a Field Using the Field Dialog Box

Although you can enter a field into your document directly, most people prefer to use the Field dialog box. Unless you're creating a very simple field, or one with which you're especially familiar, working within the Field dialog box makes it easier to create field syntax Word understands, and it reduces your chances of making a mistake. Choose Insert, Field to display the Field dialog box (see Figure 27.2).

Figure 27.2. The Field dialog box lists all available fields, by category.

→ For more information about entering a field directly, see Inserting a Field Using Field Characters.

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