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Word 2016. The Quickpart Filename does not insert the document extension-just the portion before the period. How can I get it to include the extension?
 

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Has the document been saved? Unless it's been saved, it doesn't have an extension.
 
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Yes, the document has been saved. It still does not include the extension in the filename
 

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If the field was added before the document was saved, it won't show the extension until the field is refreshed; otherwise I can't see why the extension wouldn't show up.
 
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I actually have the field in the footer of my normal template so the filename appears on every document I create. So the field is there when I create a new document.
 

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Yes, but when you create a new document, the name is something like 'Document1', with no extension. The document won't have a filename extension until it's saved; only then will refreshing the FILENAME field show the extension.
 

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