RE: Numbering in MS Word 2003 using SEQ and LISTNUM

Subject: RE: Numbering in MS Word 2003 using SEQ and LISTNUM
From: <kathleen -at- writefortheuser -dot- com>
To: "Trish Robertson" <trobertson -at- seniorwholehealth -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2010 10:31:49 -0700


Trish, you might try looking through Tech Republic. I did a search on
numbering in word and found quite a few articles. You might want to try
a better search term to filter through all the results, which do include
ones for Word 2003

http://search.techrepublic.com.com/index.php?q=numbering+in+word&go=Search

Suggestions are courtesy of another lone writer, Grant

>From the latest (Feb 3, 2010)"Microsoft Office Suite at
TechRepublic.com"
<newsletters -at- techrepublic -dot- online -dot- com>

Regards,

Kathleen

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Numbering in MS Word 2003 using SEQ and LISTNUM
> From: "Trish Robertson" <trobertson -at- seniorwholehealth -dot- com>
> Date: Tue, April 06, 2010 12:12 pm
> To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Cc: Trish Robertson <trobertson -at- seniorwholehealth -dot- com>
>
>
> Hi,
>
>
>
> I have a document with over 50 series of procedures, some with level 2
> series of steps. That is a), b), etc. As you all know, MS Words numbered
> lists don't cut it. You can't restart numbering reliably, and numbers
> don't stay the way they should from edit session to edit session. Or,
> even within the same edit session for that matter.
>
>
>
> I have created auto correct entries using {SEQ numlist \r1} and {SEQ
> numlist \n}. The problem is in the second series of steps, after step 1,
> and I insert {SEQ numlist \n), the number inserted is not number 2. It
> is the next number following the previous series of steps. What do I
> need to do?
>
>
>
> Assuming the above problem can be solved, can I use the SEQ field code
> for a level 2 series of steps? Or do I need to use LISTNUM for that?
>
>
>
> Also, is it possible to format the numbers? That is, use another font at
> another size in bold?
>
>
>
> I have gone through the Techwr-L archives and looked for help on
> Microsoft's site, but found very little helpful information.
>
>
>
> Can someone, would someone, point me to the site that will provide the
> help I need? Help!
>
>
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
>
>
> Trish
>
>
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