3 ways to enter fields in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word fields house instructions that help you create dynamic content; they’re flexible and powerful, if you know how to use them.

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Occasionally, a requirement simply can’t be easily met with the built-in features. Microsoft Word fields are similar to little bits of code that have a specific job. They return values that you can’t easily do in Word any other way. Fortunately, they’re easy to use once you get the hang of entering them properly. In this article, I’ll show you three ways to enter a Word field:

Use the interfaceCtrl + F9Type and convert

I’m using Microsoft 365 on a Windows 10 64-bit system, but you can use earlier versions. Word fields aren’t supported by Word Online; the original values will display, but they won’t update, nor can you enter them.

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