If you have toggled the display of the field code string on, updating the field toggles it back to displaying the results.
To update multiple fields at once, select them as part of a contiguous selection range and press F9.
This time it took a few minutes (which is usual for these documents as they have hundreds of fields), not well over an hour.
Try unlocking it by selecting the field and pressing Ctrl Shift F11.
Also examine the field’s code and make sure that the switch is not present.
The info in the Source File column was different, there was nothing in the Item column, and the Type was ‘Chart’.
It came after all the _Ref links (internal cross-references in the document) and before the bookmarks/fields that we use for the document properties, which meant it was very likely at the very end of the document (it was the only chart in the final appendix).
I had a client’s Word 2007 document to work on and the fields took FOREVER to update.
In fact, I wasn’t even sure if they *did* update as I killed Word after an hour and a half of watching the ‘spinning wheel of death’…For example, the update whenever there is a change in pagination or item sequencing, respectively.Before we get into specifics, note that a lot of keyboard shortcuts are involved in working with fields, and some of them are the only way to accomplish a particular action.Of late, VBA has been disregarded by many software professionals for . Now that you know about the fields you can insert, let’s look at how you can edit the properties of a field and update its values after insertion.(That switch locks the field against changes.) Check to make sure that it’s actually a field.