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Cross reference numbers did not change to reflect changes rearranged figures

If you rearrange your figures/tables or insert new ones between existing figures/tables, you will need to tell MS Word to “Update” your existing cross references to reflect the new sequence.  To do this: Highlight all the text Right click the … Continue reading

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Images missing from the “List of Figures” page

If you paste an image into MS Word as a “Word Drawing”, MS Word does not recognize this as an image and will not be listed in the List of Figures. Cut the image and paste it as a jpg … Continue reading

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Cross-referencing multiple figures

I am having trouble cross-referencing my figures. Specifically, I want to include a range of figures in brackets to refer to. Ex. (Figure 1-4) Instead, I am getting (Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3 Figure 4) when I use the … Continue reading

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Do you know how to fix the List of Figures/Tables? When I converted the file to PDF the word “Figure” or “Table” disappeared.

Make sure that you are using the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Pro. Some earlier versions of Acrobat Pro and some alternative PDF conversion programs do not convert all document elements correctly.

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Changing the numbering format for figure captions

Can I have Word set up a numbering scheme for my captions to include decimals, e.g. 2.1, 2.2, etc. To have MS Word include the chapter number in the caption number, tick of “Include Chapter Number” when you edit the … Continue reading

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Inserting figures, charts, etc for other sources into a Word document

The problem I’m facing is that after I place my figures (PowerPoint format) into the body of the text and save the document, upon reopening the saved file, it says that the file is corrupt. I was wondering how I … Continue reading

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