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Part VIII: Appendixes > = (Formula)

= (Formula)

Word enables you to perform a wide range of calculations in fields. You can perform these calculations directly on numbers that appear in the field or you can perform them on bookmarks that refer to numbers elsewhere in the documents. Within tables, you can even use cell references (such as A1 for the first cell in the first row), making Word tables behave much like spreadsheets.

Tip #477 from

It's often easiest to create formulas in your document through the Table, Formula dialog box.

If you own Microsoft Excel and are already comfortable with it, you might not want to bother learning another approach for performing calculations. Simply insert an Excel worksheet into your document, using the Insert Microsoft Excel Worksheet button on the Standard toolbar (or choosing Insert, Object, and selecting Microsoft Excel Worksheet as the Object Type you want to create).



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