A Closer Look at Field Instructions

Earlier in this chapter, you learned about field instructions: information that can be included with a field to adjust the way it behaves and the way it displays data in your document. You also learned about two of the most common types of field instructions: arguments and switches. Now you'll discover the power of two more kinds of field instructions:

  • Bookmarks enable your fields to work with blocks of text stored anywhere in your current document or even in another document.

  • Expressions enable you to build formulas into your field codes and have Word automatically update calculations just as a spreadsheet can.

Creating Fields That Can Work with Blocks of Text

In Chapter 22, “Using Footnotes, Bookmarks, and ...

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