The changes in the TOC and PageRef fields do not appear when you compare Word 2007 documents

The changes in the TOC and PageRef fields do not appear when you compare Word 2007 documents

Article ID : 954540
Last Review : July 17, 2008
Revision : 1.0

SYMPTOMS

You update some page values in a Microsoft Office Word 2007 document. When you compare the revised document to the original document, the changes in the TOC and PageRef fields do not appear.

RESOLUTION

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

322756 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=322756/) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

To resolve this issue, follow these steps:

1. Install hotfix 954576.For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

954576 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=954576/) Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: June 20, 2008
2. Set the CompDiffSupressPageRefOnlyInHdr registry entry. To do this, follow these steps:

a. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
b. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER Software Microsoft Office 12.0 Word Options
c. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
d. Type CompDiffSupressPageRefOnlyInHdr, and then press ENTER.
e. Right-click CompDiffSupressPageRefOnlyInHdr, and then click Modify.
f. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
g. Exit Registry Editor.

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