Re: Locking Section Numbers in Word

Subject: Re: Locking Section Numbers in Word
From: Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 11:29:06 -0500

On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 11:24 AM John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi guys...I have a 40 page Word document (Office Standard 2013) that I want
> to break into sections and distribute to 6 different content contributors.
> All section numbering is by Style, so when a section is distributed, the
> numbering resets for that section to 1.x.
> Is there a way of locking the section numbers so when I move one section,
> it retains its number. I want to be able to lock and unlock, not convert to
> hard numbers.


I don't know about locking, but when I want the numbers to be 'sticky'
I right click on the number I want to keep and select the option for
setting the value to a specific number. This will server to keep it at
wherever you want to set it.

If you pull these sections back into a doc and want to allow the
numbers to change again, right click that same number and select the
option to continue numbering (or whatever it says, I don't have a Word
doc open).

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