So if you have created headings, footnotes, page number, etc by yourself then you will not be able to cross-refer them.
Now move the insert cursor where you want to insert Cross-Reference, click Cross-Reference in Captions group.
For example, if your document contains a , selecting the entire document and using Update Field also forces the table to update.
Word 2010 includes an easy way to insert image captions and to mark out headings bookmarks, footnotes for referencing.
It could be very handy for huge document when you need to view specified portion instantly.
By default, Word inserts a cross-reference as a hyperlink that you can click to be taken directly to the cross-referenced item.
You can create cross-references to items such as headings, footnotes, bookmarks, captions, and numbered paragraphs.
No need to update cross-references, tables of contents and separately; just select the whole document and click Update Field.
On the other hand, if you don't want to update other items, you need to select your cross-references more carefully.We've probably all had the frustration of having a reference in your text that says something like "As explained in paragraph 3.1..." and then in the course of editing your document pargraph 3.1 becomes paragraph 3.4 and suddenly your text is wrong.Even worse is when you've used a LOT of manual cross-references and you know that many of them have subsequently changed and you have to manually page through your document and check/update each and every one. Luckily Word has a cross-reference capability that can prevent those problems.Now if that bookmark moves to another page as you edit the document and it repaginates, you can easily update that reference without having to manually check it.In a few paragraphs I'll show you how to update your entire document in just a couple of keystrokes.When you are creating a lengthy, laborious business file such as a contract or other legal document, using the cross-reference feature in Word can help you, your colleagues and your clients navigate the pages more easily.