Document showing field codes instead of their values

 

If your document is displaying field codes for example instead of page numbering you now see { PAGE \*MERGEFORMAT } this means that you have field codes turned on in MS Word.

To solve this problem, you can switch off "Show field codes" in MS Word:

 

Solution 1:

Step

Action

1

Open the document where the field codes are displayed.

2

Simply press the shortcut key combination ALT + F9.

 

OR

Solution 2:

Step

Action

1

Open the document where the field codes are displayed.

2

Click on the File button

  3

Select Options

4

 Select Advanced tab in the Word Options windows.

Scroll to the "Show document content" section.

Deselect "Show field codes instead of the values"

Click OK

 

 

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