Updated: 01/18/2023 by Computer Hope

With a document, a cross-reference is a pointer or link to other information or parts of a document. For example, in a Microsoft Word document, you could create a cross-reference hyperlink that links the reader to the source of information being cited. If the reader were to click the hyperlink, the cross-reference would direct them to the citation information.

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