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2004-01-23, 01:38 #1
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Opening cross references in a different window (Word 2000)
We use book marks and cross references extensively in our documentation. Following a cross reference is cool and using <shift>F5 allows you to go back. However, generally I'm working in one window and want to track the followed references in another window.
Is there any way to click on a cross reference in one Word window and have it open or move to the reference in another window?
2004-01-23, 03:22 #2
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Re: Opening cross references in a different window (Word 2000)
When you say "window," do you mean "document"? I'm not sure Word can link between documents, other than with hyperlinks. But I certainly haven't tried hard to find another way. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>
In another thread, I just posted a VBA procedure that creates hidden bookmarks in one document and hyperlinks to them in a second document. If I wasn't creating my own bookmarks, I'm not sure how I would know the name Word has given to the cross-reference. I also wouldn't necessarily trust Word not to change it! There have been threads here before on how cross-references can mysteriously break when Word changes its hidden bookmarks. Not sure whether those discussions would help you decide how to get where you want to go.