To meet Rackham’s Dissertation Formatting Guidelines – as well as any set by your school or department – you will need to modify the default, standard Word document.
This online guide is intended to show you how to use the tools to make the necessary modifications.
You may sometimes experience that one or more cross-reference fields in a document do not show the correct content.
You may experience cross-reference fields that are not updated even if you changed the referenced item, e.g. The problem may also be that one or more fields refer to section no. Finally, the problem could be that one or more fields contain a lot of text where you expected a reference to a heading only.
You can create cross-references to items such as headings, footnotes, bookmarks, captions, and numbered paragraphs.
Update a cross-reference from one page to another Use this procedure if you move the item that you're cross-referencing from one page to another.
For example, if you have a cross reference to a table and then move the table to another page, you must update the cross reference.
Important: If you want to create cross-references to figures and tables, their captions must have been created with Word's , the field to which the cross-reference links has been deleted (for instance, a deleted figure or table caption produces this error).
If you are not sure which element the cross-reference referred to before, undo the update and check.
This guide provides information that will help you use Microsoft Word 20 effectively for your dissertation.