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Word 2013 Bible by Lisa A. Bucki

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CHAPTER 19

Enhancing Navigation with Bookmarks, Hyperlinks, and Cross-References

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Working with bookmarks
  • Creating bookmarks
  • Using Word-created bookmarks
  • Displaying and hiding bookmarks
  • Fixing broken bookmarks
  • Adding an automatic hyperlink
  • Creating hyperlinks to jump within and between documents
  • Creating a hyperlink that starts an email message
  • Creating cross-references to headings, numbered items, bookmarks, footnotes, endnotes, and more

This chapter dials you in to the great tools for navigating in and referencing other locations within a long document. You'll learn how to use a bookmark to create a location you can jump to from any location. You'll learn how to add hyperlinks that enable you to jump to another document location or another document, or even spawn a new email message. Finally, the chapter explains how cross-references build on bookmarks, by enabling you to denote relevant information found elsewhere in the document.

Working with Bookmarks

A bookmark is a way of naming a point or a selection in a Word document so that it you can easily locate it or refer to in some way. Bookmarks can be used for something as simple as a place marker. You could create bookmarks for:

  • Key headings in a document to make them easier to go to
  • Specific objects such as all the tables of data in a scientific document that users may want to find quickly
  • Locations you may need to reference in a macro (Chapter 32, “Macros: Recording, Editing, and Using Them,” covers macros) ...

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