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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Word® 2010 by Diane Koers

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Adding Automatic Fields

WORD HAS A FEATURE called fields that you can use as placeholders in your document. You typically use fields with the kind of data that might change such as a date, numbering, or page numbers. In fact, in Chapter 4, when you created a header or footer, you probably used a field to insert the page number. Then in Chapter 7, you discovered fields when you created a Table of Contents and then you used fields again in Chapter 9, when you created form letters using Word’s mail merge feature, such as when you specified a greeting or address block. Let’s take a look at a few other fields.

Placing a Document Property

One group of Word fields is called Document Properties. And just like it sounds, document properties are miscellaneous ...

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