Word links not updating

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I’ll cover the usual external links in formulas first, then finish up with the other kinds.

An external link formula shows the full path to the source if that workbook is closed, otherwise it shows only the workbook name in the path.

Word will create your table of contents based on these headings, so do this for all of the text you want to show up in the table of contents. Place the cursor where you want the table of contents to appear (usually, the beginning of the document) 3.

Click Table of Contents on the References Tab, and choose one of the types of tables of contents available.

Remember to do this before you finalize your document so the table of contents will be current.

The table of contents is a finishing touch on long documents, such as reports, manuals, or books.

Choose either "Link & Keep Source Formatting" or "Link & Use Destination Styles" depending on whether you want to use the formatting and style options from the original Excel file or the Word document respectively. From now on, when you update the Excel file, the table in Word will also be updated.

Be aware, however, that you will need to repeat the previous steps if you change the location or name of the Excel file.

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”; that is, an Excel file name followed by an exclamation mark.

As well as intentionally created links you enter in formulas, links can be created by Excel when you copy sheets from one workbook to another, and those sheets contain references to other sheets either obviously in formulas or less obviously in range names.

After accepting/rejecting the change, update the LOT/LOF and all should be well again. I’m not sure what causes this, but turning off Track Changes and updating the TOC/LOT/LOF should fix it.

There are many options in Excel that control this depending on the kind of link it is.

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