Microsoft Word/Styles/Form Fill


Dear Nancy Is there any way to automatically update information in a header.  What I am thinking about is - I have a project document.  The title of this project changes depending on what the project is.  Is there any way I can have the header update the project dependent on the title?  For example, I have Project Vena.  Rather than have to type Project Vena in the header, can Word take it from the title page?

Many thanks - and sincere thanks for volunteering your time


Hello Evonne - unfortunately I am not understanding what it is you are trying to do.

Are you referencing different documents based on a document template?

Where is the text that you want automatically updated, is it through out a document or just in the header?

By "header" are you referring to the Header as in Header/Footer of a document?

Why could you not simply type the text you want into the Header of a document which would then appear on every page of the document?

I am assuming you have a "cover page" which is being referred to a "title page" .

There is a search and replace feature in Word that will replace every instance of a word/s with another.

So sorry - I can't help.

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