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Microsoft® Word 2007 Bible by Herb Tyson

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Chapter 32. Bookmarks

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Working with bookmarks

  • User-created bookmarks

  • Word-created bookmarks

  • Unhiding hidden bookmarks

  • Fixing broken bookmarks

In this chapter and the next few chapters that follow, we look at ways in which you can refer to, use, and reuse parts of one document in other parts of the same document as well as in other documents. The foundation for this repurposing of parts of a document elsewhere in Word is the bookmark.

A bookmark is a way of naming a point or a selection in a Word document so that it can be easily located or referred to in some way. Bookmarks can be used for something as simple as a place marker. They are essential when you want to refer to parts of a document elsewhere—for example, when using table results outside a table, or referring to a figure number in the text. They can also serve as points of reference for macros and other features. Bookmarks also make great go-to locations when you want to create a dynamic document with hyperlinks.

Working with Bookmarks

Bookmarks come in several varieties. There are the kind that you might insert manually to create reference points or to be able to refer to or replicate text elsewhere in a document. There is also the kind that Word inserts automatically when you use certain features, such as inserting cross-references or when pasting OLE objects. Some of these automatic bookmarks can be made visible, and some are always hidden.

Displaying Bookmarks

One way to make sure that you don't have a bookmark ...

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