Word 2003 Fields LINK


- Info:

- Link is part of text, called destination, that looks the same as some other part of text, called source, to which it is linked.

- Link is implemented as LINK field and it needs to be refreshed using F9 after you change source.

- Bookmark needs to be created at source which is done automaticly in procedure 1 using name like OLE_LINK13.

- LINK field can be created in 3 different ways as shown below.

- Word.Document.8 means that link is in Word Document file.

- You must use full path to the document containing source.

- If source is {SEQ Formula} use \t instead \r.


- Procedure 1 Using Menus:

- Type text Select Text Edit Copy Position Cursor Edit Paste Special Paste Link Unformated Text OK


- Procedure 2 Creating Field LINK with field commands:

- Select Source Insert Bookmark SourceBookmark OK

- Select place for destination Ctrl+F9 { LINK Word.Document.8 "Document1" "SourceBookmark" \a \t }


- Procedure 3 Creating Field LINK with Visual Basic Macro:

Sub Macro5()

Selection.PasteSpecial Link:=True, DataType:=wdPasteText, Placement:= _

wdFloatOverText, DisplayAsIcon:=False

End Sub


- Examples:

Sogggssddurce Error! Not a valid link.

Sorrrreeeurce Sorrrreeeurce


- Field Codes:

\a update field automaticly, THIS ISN'T WORKING

\t Inserts the linked object in text-only format. Use this.

\r Inserts the linked object in rich-text format (RTF)