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Subject:AUTONUMLGL Brain Freeze From:jopakent -at- comcast -dot- net To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com (TECHWR) Date:Wed, 04 Jun 2008 00:11:00 +0000
A couple months ago I thought I was going to be working with numbered paragraph styles regularly and worked with this list to create the following macros instead of having to rely on Word's auto-numbering.
I've not been working with these at all since setting them up and now I'm jumping back in again. Now I see that I'm going to need to adjust these a bit.
First off I need to be able to start the autonumbering somewhere other than 1 (see previous post).
Next (and this IS embarassing), I need to add a 4th level head that will track the previous heading levels. I'm probably trying to run through this too fast, but looking at the 3 macro's I've got, I don't see what's making them nest. They work, but how?
H1 produces 1.0
H2 produces 1.1
H3 produces 1.1.1
H4 needs to produce 18.104.22.168.
Can somebody shine a bright light through my feeblemindedness? I see a difference between H1 and H2, but other than the name, I don't see a difference between H2 and H3 so I can add another level (H4).
J. Paul Kent
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