Word knows lots of facts about your documents. Did you know that? Well, it absolutely does. If you would like to see what information is store by Word, follow the steps below:
- In Word 2007, click the Office button and Word Options, when the dialog box displays, select Prepare | Properties.
- In Word 2010 or 2013, click the File tab of your Ribbon and Info | Properties | Advanced Properties.
As you look through the information that word stores about your document, you will see that Word provides you with the opportunity to use a specific title for your document and it will also be updated automatically for you.
What this means is that you can set the name of your document in the document properties and then you have can it inserted into your header, footer or the heading of your document. Thus, you have only to update the title once and it will automatically be updated every place in your document.
Follow the steps below to learn how:
Place your cursor where you would like your title to appear in your document.
- Click the Insert tab of your Ribbon.
- In the Text group, click the Quick Parts tool and select Field to display the dialog box.
- In the Categories list, select Document Information. Word will update the choices in the Field Names list.
- In the Field Names list select Title.
- Click on OK to close the dialog box and insert your field.