RE: Seq field solution?

Subject: RE: Seq field solution?
From: Tim Mantyla <TimMantyla -at- nustep -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 10:45:16 -0400

Hi Dan,

Tried this --doesn't work-- all the steps revert to number 1 in the
NetHelp output. 10 steps, all labeled 1. Also, the so-called Help file
recommends to use LISTNUM after Word 2002.

Any ideas? Or specific instructions on how to use this? The MS Word Help
(?? Why even call it that???) has NO instructions on how to do it, just
descriptions of how aspects of it works--but not HOW to execute it. Very
frustrating, thank you and your billions, Bill Gates--NOT.

The Help file called "Field codes: ListNum field" has similar lack of
instructions. I just sent them the feedback form asking Microsoft to
provide actual instructions in the Help file. Is this really necessary? Is
Microsoft so busy making money that they can't serve the needs of their


Message: 21
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 17:38:15 -0500
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
Subject: RE: Seq field solution?
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Sounds like a job for AutoNumLgl fields, which update automatically
according to their place in the document hierarchy. I always use them
for numbering headings (usually for figures and tables, too). Just as
solid as SEQ fields, and you don't even have to press F9!


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