How to update/refresh one field or all fields in Word document?
In a Word document, the document information such as file name, file path maybe inserted as fields as below screenshot shown. But when the document information has been changed, the fields cannot be changed automatically, how can you update the fields in Word?
Update one field in Word
To update one field, there is a utility in right click menu.
Select the field you want to update, right click to display the context menu, click Update Field.
Then the selected field has been refreshed.
Update all fields in Word
If you want to update all fields in the whole Word document, you can use shortcuts.
1. Press Ctrl + A to select the whole document.
2. Pres F9 key to refresh all fields in Word.
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- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 6 months agoThanks for the F9 trick! I don't use Word too everyday, is this option available anywhere in graphic user interface in case of forgetting the shortcut?