It then gives me the option to check online for a solution or to close the program. I will try to post all of them here and hopefully one will work for you. For newer versions of Office, you might see Online Repair and Quick Repair.
Depending on your situation, the solution may be different.
The fields are updated as your document or its characteristics change.
Here’s an example of how to make fields work: The field’s text is also erased.
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UPDATE 4/10/2015: Note that you need to make sure that all of your pages are the same size.Word's formatting switches can handle numbers up to 14 digits after which it rounds off the numbers.This can cause problems when serial numbers contain more than 14 digits and the last digits are rather important!When entering a field manually, you press F9 to generate and display its results.To toggle between the field code and its resulting value, select the entire field and press Shift F9.