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Field panel in Publisher dont insert fields in text frame by doubleclick

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Got Problems with the field panel:
I'm just delving deeper into the world of Publisher (V - absolut exiting! I have just watched the video tutorial "Page layout". Unfortunately, I am not able to insert even a single field into a text frame via the field panel by double-clicking, as explained in the video as well as in the online help.
The cursor is placed in the text frame (master document) the style palette "Fields" is open, but e.g. the fields "Name" or "Page number" are not clickable with the mouse.
When I use the Text/Insert/PageCount commands it works but no hashtag is displayed in the master document, but " Nr.". Curly braces are not shown either. I work with a German version on Win 7.
In the screenshot you can clearly see that also the instruction appears grey in the palette.
What can I have overlooked?
Thanks for help


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Just to make sure you understand about clicking in the Fields panel: You double click on the word Name or the word Page Number, not on the field value. Don't worry that they don't seem clickable. Just double-click on them, and the field value should be inserted.

If you try to insert the Page Number that way in a Text Frame on a Master Page you should get a #, but on a document page you should get the actual page number.

I don't know if there might be some bugs related to your use of German vs my use of English, of course. But the Text > Insert > Page Number works for me.

Your PNG attachment does not work for me, by the way.

-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 1903 (18362.145), 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00Gz, GeForce GTX 970
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