RE: Any other ideas about Word Outline numbering?

Subject: RE: Any other ideas about Word Outline numbering?
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 08:57:06 -0400

For outline numbering, try the AutoNumLgl field. You can create
paragraph styles for any type of indentation you desire, and leave the
whole Bullets/Numbering dialog out of the equation. AutoNumLgl is very
stable and easy to use.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Deborah Hemstreet
> Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2009 8:10 AM
> Subject: Any other ideas about Word Outline numbering?
> I was wondering if anyone else had any thoughts on what to do
> to get Word's outline numbering working correctly?
> I've followed all the instructions in the 7 rules...
> double-checked everything, and still, when I renumber to 1,
> the list automatically moves to 0.5" indent instead of 0.25",
> and takes all styles in that outline list out 0.5" as well.
> Totally weird...
> Of course, if I make my body text style a permanent 0.25"
> indent, then all is well, but I don't need that much
> indentation for this set of documents...

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