You’ve heard that cross-references can enhance the professional quality of a research paper. What are cross-references and how do they work?
A cross-reference is a pointer or link to an item that is in another location in a document – for example, “See Figure 1” to link to a salient graphic. You can create cross-references to headings, footnotes, bookmarks, captions, and numbered paragraphs.
Cross-references work the same in Word 2003, Word 2007, and Word 2010. If you’re using Word 2007 and Word 2010, on the References tab, in the Captions group, click Cross-reference. The dialog box and steps for creating cross-references is exactly the same for all three versions of Word.
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