The Ref field is updated incorrectly when you print a Word 2007 document
Consider the following scenario:
- You insert a
cross-reference into a Microsoft Office Word 2007 document.
- If you update the
cross-reference, a revision occurs in the value of the Ref field.
In this scenario, the Ref
field is updated incorrectly when you print the Word 2007
document. Therefore, the revision in the cross-reference
To fix this problem, follow these steps:
- This issue is fixed in the Word 2007 hotfix package that is dated June 20, 2008. Therefore, you should apply and install this hotfix package.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in
the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: June 20, 2008
- Enable the hotfix. To have us enable the hotfix for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. If you prefer to enable the hotfix yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.
Fix it for me To enable the hotfix automatically, click the
Fix it button or
dialog box, and follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
Note this wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
Note If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run it on the computer that has the problem.
Next, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.
Let me fix it myselfImportant This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756To enable the hotfix, follow these steps:
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
- Click Start, click
Run, type regedit, and then click
- Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
- On the Edit menu, point to
New, and then click DWORD Value.
- Type NoAutoUpdateFieldsRMark,
and then press ENTER.
- Right-click NoAutoUpdateFieldsRMark,
and then click Modify.
- In the Value data box, type
1, and then click OK.
- Exit Registry Editor.
Check whether the problem is fixed by verifying whether the Ref field updates correctly. If the Ref field is correct, you are finished with this article. If the problem is not fixed, you can contact support
Article ID: 954541 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 5.0
- Microsoft Office Word 2007
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