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Old 12-07-2018, 12:45 PM
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Default Copy content control as automatically updatable link in Word 2013

In Word 2016 I insert a rich text content control, copy it, then go to paste special, and paste link (as Unformatted Text) in the same document. Any change of the original rich text immediately changes (updates) the copies as well, even if they are placed in header.



However, this does not work in my Word 2013. Is there any solution to this?

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In my experience it does work in Word 2013, but I prefer to use a mapped content control. Pasting as a link gives you a one-way update. IMO, it is much simpler and cleaner. Once you have mapped a content control in Word, you can just copy and paste within the same document. Mapped controls update all versions of the control from a change in any.

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Old 12-10-2018, 12:01 PM
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Yes, Document Property works in Word 2013. Thank you!
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