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Dynamic Text is used by ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro to display system variables and field values on maps

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Can you use active layer as input for dynamic text?

I'm wondering if you can lift the name of a layer in the ToC (within a group) and use it in dynamic text. Is there existing syntax to do this? Perhaps ... <dyn type="ToC" property="activeLayer"/...
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Why is the dynamic text on data driven pages not displaying a value from the grid attribute table?

Relating to my question here, I've been trying to return a value from the attribute table using the following code: <dyn type="page" property="lu1p"/> However, even if I try to use a ...
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Adding dynamic text to layout from attribute table with Data Driven Pages?

I was trying to figure out how to use dynamic text from an attribute table in a collection of Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS 10. I've looked in the help files, but can't find anything on dynamic text ...
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Formatting dynamic text element in Data Driven Pages? [duplicate]

Is there a way to format the Name element generated as dynamic text from Data Driven Pages? This element serves as my title and it is too long and needs to be wrapped onto another line.