If you insert a PAGE field, you see the page number. You can see this field code by toggling the display.There are several ways to do this: When you view a field code, you will often see text after the name of the field.
You probably know in general what a cross-reference is.
Whenever you write, see page 15 or in Chapter 5 or in the Further Developments section, you are using a cross-reference.
If you insert such cross-references as ordinary text, you will have to update them manually if pagination changes or Chapter 5 becomes Chapter 6 or you change the heading Further Developments to Later Developments.
Word, however, provides a way to insert a cross-reference so that it can be updated semi-automatically when the target changes.
At this point it will be useful to introduce some Important Concepts about cross-references.
Words Help defines field as A set of codes that instructs Microsoft Word to insert text, graphics, page numbers, and other material into a document automatically.For example, the DATE field inserts the current date.The field inserted by the Cross-reference dialog may be a REF field or a PAGEREF field (if Page number has been selected under Insert reference to) or a NOTEREF field (if the cross-reference is to the number of a footnote or endnote).Cross-references are one of Words most useful features, but users are often dissatisfied with the way they are formatted.This article will discuss how to force Word to use your preferred formatting.If you checked the box for Insert as hyperlink in the Cross-reference dialog, you will see the \h switch in your REF or PAGEREF or NOTEREF field code.