Re: Word Appendix Numbering

Subject: Re: Word Appendix Numbering
From: "Mike Starr" <mikestarr-techwr-l -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: "J. Paul Kent" <jopakent -at- comcast -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2007 00:51:07 -0500

I haven't tinkered with it in a number of years but I recall an approach
that recommends using Heading 9 instead of creating a separate Appendix
style. That way you can use the numbering associated with the default
heading styles, configuring Heading 9 to number as you desire.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Paul Kent" <jopakent -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2007 8:09 PM
Subject: Word Appendix Numbering

> Here we go again.
> We use level 1 through 4 numbered headings (1, 1.1, 1.1.1, and so on) for
> our chapters along with table and figure captions (Table 1.1, 1.2 and
> Figure
> 1.1, 1.2). For the most part that works pretty well. However, all bets are
> off when it comes to appendices. I haven't been able to figure out what to
> do to get the auto numbering to work in the Appendices. We have a separate
> set of styles (Appendix 1, 2, 3, & 4) for the appendices and the
> autonumbering (often) works well. The problems begin when we try to get
> figures and tables to autonumber correctly in the appendices.
> Is there a way to get tables to autonumber as Table A.1, A.2, etc and
> Figure
> A.1, A.2? In the caption dialog, when I specify the numbering, I'm
> prompted
> for what the chapter starts with and only various Heading numbers are
> displayed as options. I thought if I could specify that the chapter
> starts
> with the style Appendix 1, I might be able to get the autonumbering to
> work
> correctly.
> At this point, all I can come up with is to hand number each figure and
> caption and then make all of my cross references manual cross-references.
> This method works, but makes maintenance very tedious and error prone.
> Thanks in advance for any ideas. Perhaps that seq field solution that I
> hear
> about from time to time might work here. I wonder if I could implement it
> just for the appendices.
> J. Paul Kent
> 206-792-2668 or
> 206-383-0539


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