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Chapter 31. Working with Field Codes and... > Why Use Fields and Forms in Word Doc...

Why Use Fields and Forms in Word Documents?

A field is a kind of placeholder—a code inserted in your document that enables you to add variable data, launch another application, or ask for input from a user.

In its most basic sense, a field allows you to incorporate changeable data in your Word documents. For example, you might want to add information such as a product name, the number of pages in a document, or the current date. To do this, you insert field codes that tell Word to add text, graphics, page numbers, and other material to the document automatically. You can also use fields in your Word documents to do the following things:


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