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TXCrash

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Is there a way to have a snippet of text on each and every page - including pages that may be added in the future - in a document which has multiple sections (read - footers change throughout the document)?

Reason: At work I'm working on a document which has multiple appendixes. All pages need to have a creation (of document) and revision date. I'd like to be able to go to the front page, edit the "revision date" and be done.

Solutions?
 

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Try an MS word help search for "section break". That allows you to have different headers/footers in each section that you create. That might solve your problem.

And since you're working on a paper for work, it's "appendices". :D
 
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Mensch, I've done the section breaks. That's why the "revised" date wont update document wide. The different footers is the root of the problem I'm asking about.

And I'm pretty sure I have "appendices" in the document. Guess I better check that in the AM.

I have section breaks in there. Problem is, it's an all or nothing thing.

I want the footer to read : Company name, document title, page (in the appendices it's appendix A-1, etc.), created date, revised date.

If I change revised date anywhere in the document I want the field to update document wide. With section breaks, however, only the section I'm in will update.

*Edit: I've been drinking. My appologies if this reads worse than my average post...
 
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