Using fields

To do this…

In Microsoft Word…

In OpenOffice.org Writer…

Insert a field

Insert > Field
(or) CTRL+F9 for blank field

Insert > Fields

Define a number range field

Insert > Field, use SEQ (sequence)

Insert > Fields > Other > Variables > Number range

Insert a bookmark

Select text; Insert > Bookmark

Select text; Insert > Bookmark

Insert a cross-reference to a bookmark

Insert > Cross Reference, choose Bookmark as type

Insert > Cross Reference > Bookmark

Insert a cross-reference to a heading

Insert > Cross Reference, choose Heading as type

Either bookmark the heading or use Insert > Cross Reference > Set Reference to mark the heading, then Insert > Cross Reference > Insert Reference

Insert a cross-reference to a figure or table

Insert > Cross Reference, choose type

Insert > Cross Reference > Insert Reference > Figure (or Table)

Use conditional content

Use IF or other fields, or styles (all workarounds)

Insert > Fields > Other > Variables (among other ways)

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