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update ALL fields in word 2010 template

Hi all

i have googled around and checked expert exchanges answers and probably tried out 50 different suggestions concerning a macro that updates all fields in a word document when the document is closed or opened. i also tried it with assigning a macro to a toolbar button, but no macro seems to be able to update all fields, e.g. the fields in the footer are never updates unless i F9 into it.

the only way to get it updated automatically is by going to print preview. I must be extremely stupid to not get this to work but i am getting frustrated as well :-) Does anybody have a word 2010 macro that does not skip any field at all, i can't be the only one that is finding half-working solutions on the internet

thanks in advance

PS if you ask me for examples i have tried i will end up copy and pasting all my search results, so if you want to know what i have tried Google for "update all fields macro word 2010" :-)
PPS macro security is temporary switched off so the macro definitely runs
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Frank Helk

8/22/2022 - Mon
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i really must be doing something wrong in my document. the macro indeed updates all fields, exect for the one containing the filename with the path added to it. it is in the footer of the document.

any idea?
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