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I am using the following technique from-
http://gregmaxey.mvps.org/Repeating_Data.htm

to link the cells together...

1) Insert a plain text content control.
2) Select the control then DeveloperControlsProperies and define a
title for the control (optional)
3) Select the control's text then right click and select "Copy."
4) Postion the cursor where you need the text repeated.
5) Using the Home tab click PastePaste Special and select the
"Paste link" option button. Then in the "As" dropdown select
"Unformatted Text" and click OK
6) Now anytime the text is changed in the initial control and you
exit the control all of the linked copies will update.

This is a great, simple way to do it, but... the link is not automatically
updated. I have to right click on the cell that should have been updated and
click on "update link" to get the text to appear. How do I get it to auto
update the follow on linked cells once I move the cursor out of the
controlling cell?
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Solved it--- Word Options Display printing options must be turned on to
update the links automatically-
Update Fields Before Printing
Update linked Data Before Printing

"LTI" wrote:

I am using the following technique from-
http://gregmaxey.mvps.org/Repeating_Data.htm

to link the cells together...

1) Insert a plain text content control.
2) Select the control then DeveloperControlsProperies and define a
title for the control (optional)
3) Select the control's text then right click and select "Copy."
4) Postion the cursor where you need the text repeated.
5) Using the Home tab click PastePaste Special and select the
"Paste link" option button. Then in the "As" dropdown select
"Unformatted Text" and click OK
6) Now anytime the text is changed in the initial control and you
exit the control all of the linked copies will update.

This is a great, simple way to do it, but... the link is not automatically
updated. I have to right click on the cell that should have been updated and
click on "update link" to get the text to appear. How do I get it to auto
update the follow on linked cells once I move the cursor out of the
controlling cell?

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