RE Word 97 to Word 2000

Subject: RE Word 97 to Word 2000
From: "John Fleming" <johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 12:06:16 -0600

> Subject: Word 97 to Word 2000
> Bryan Westbrook's comment:

> "Wait until you see what they've done to numbered lists. Even after
> multiple page and section breaks, a new numbered list will try to
pick up the
> numbering where the previous list left off. No matter how many
times you
> fix it (and often it takes several attempts to do so), the next time
> change something in the list, it will revert back."

I've seen it.

Worked on a project last year where all our steps in the software
manuals were numbered lists.

Word 2000 decided to "fix" our numbering, and the way we eventually
solved the problem was to turn automatic numbering off and do all our
numbering manually.


John Fleming
Technical Writer
Edmonton, Alberta
email: johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca


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