Links from Word 2010 to Excel 2010 does not update automatically.

I copy part of a spreadsheet and "paste Link" as "Microsoft Excel Worksheet Object" in a Word document.

It does not update with the Excel source automatically. It only updates after closing and re-opening.

However when I do the same with another Excel file it does update automatically.

I think the issue must lie with the first Excel file.

Any ideas what to look for?
Fritz PaulAsked:
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pmitllcCommented:
I have version 2013 so this may be a little different

Select the table in Word, right click and select 'Linked Worksheet Object' then 'Links'

Verify that automatic update is set.

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Fritz PaulAuthor Commented:
It looks the same in 2012 version. And it works in my tests with other files, but not with the one that I am working with.
It is a big file, but I will have to build it over to see if that helps.
It does not help to just copy the pages to a new file.
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Fritz PaulAuthor Commented:
It seems as if I never gave final feedback on this issue. Sorry.
I had to build the workbook over and it worked then.
I don't know the reason.
Thanks for your help pmitllc
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Fritz PaulAuthor Commented:
I had to build the workbook over and it worked then.
I don't know the reason.
I do not have the problem anymore.
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