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Lynne's absolutely right. And one way to minimize numbering is to use
something like the AUTONUMLGL field (if you're working in Word) instead
of style-based paragraph numbering.
From: Lynne Wright
Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:13 PM
To: Becca; tech2wr-l
Subject: RE: Numbering paragraphs
I can't imagine having to work in situation where you've got to number
paragraphs... sounds like an invitation to cluttery chaos to me, BUT:
Logically, I would think that you'd apply the same logic to para
numbering as you would to creating sections. Ie. if there are several
paragraphs that are explaining one concept, you'd group them under one
Use bullets for lists (not numbers! partially because there's already
enough numbering going on, but also because numbered lists can indicate
a series steps within a procedure) of items within a paragraph.
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