Cross references word 2016 not updating
In the "For which bookmark" list at the bottom of the dialog box select the bookmark that you want to cross-reference to.
Then go to the element in question and try to find out what happened.
Typically I create cross references to a numbered item (usually a numbered Heading 2 or Heading 3), with a reference to the paragraph number and a reference to the text. Then, if I add new numbered items to the list and then try to update the cross reference, I run into problems.
The paragraph number often won't update to the new number at all, or sometimes goes to '0'.
Cross-references are commonly used in indexes and within long documents to direct the reader's attention to another part of the document, such as an image or related table.
Cross-references can appear anywhere within the document and often take the form of: (See Table A).