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    Field code names

    When inserting the file path into the document footer it shows the network drive name and not the letter. I cannot find any option to change it to the letter only. Does anyone know where to change this?

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    Re: Field code names

    Hi
    I think you will find that if you map a drive then the the letter assigned will appear in the path.

    You can map a drive from the explorer under the TOOLS menu

    Hope this helps
    Geof

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    Re: Field code names

    If I insert the {FILENAME p} field, I see the path through which I am accessing the document. So if I am using a mapped drive, it shows the drive letter. If I close and re-open through network neighborhood, then refresh the field, it shows the UNC name. And vice versa. Is this footer inserted by a document management system? It may be that the system is overriding the usual behavior with a custom document property or something else. What's the field code?

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    Re: Field code names

    The drive is already mapped. We have tried this on 2 different PC's with the drives mapped. One shows the drive letter, the other shows the UNC name.

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    Re: Field code names

    We have tried this on 2 different PC's with the drives mapped. One shows the drive letter, the other shows the UNC name. The field code is added using the word insert/field on the menu bar.

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    Re: Field code names

    Hi Tony
    What happens if you insert the path from the Autotext button in the Hdr/Ftr tool bar ?

    Are the two pc's using same set ups ?
    Geof

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    Re: Field code names

    The field should match the path in File|Properties|General tab. Try refreshing the field, then check the properties path. Do they not match?

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    Re: Field code names

    Now here is a funny thing
    Drive is mapped
    File previously showing drive letter in path name.

    Open the document by specifying UNC in the Name box of Open Dialog Box and whammy, path shows UNC in Hdr/ftr.

    Close & open doc from recent file list and still the hdr displays the UNC

    I give up for now
    Geof

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    Re: Field code names

    Thanks for your help. I will try some different thing tomorrow.

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    Re: Field code names

    I get the same thing on each computer

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