When you're working in a long or complex document, you often want a quick way to move back to a specific location—without having to remember page numbers, headings, or exact search text. That's where Word's bookmarks feature comes in handy.
Bookmarks don't just allow you to track blocks of text, but they allow Word itself to track blocks of text. By using the bookmarks you create, Word can
Compile index entries that span multiple pages (see the section “Setting Page Numbers for Multiple-Page Index Entries” in Chapter 21).
Build formulas that include references to numbers elsewhere in a document (see Chapter 12, “Structuring and Organizing Information with Tables”).
Create custom properties that reflect the changing contents of a ...