Re: In what universe doe this make sense.

Subject: Re: In what universe doe this make sense.
From: Keith Soltys <keith -at- soltys -dot- ca>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2019 11:13:40 -0500

I agree with Lin's advice. Before I retired, I redesigned several templates from scratch. The most time consuming part was setting up the list templates, basically following the instructions on Shawna Kelley's site. After that, I had very few problems with the numbering and bullets.

I wrote a blog post about the process I followed which you might find helpful.

http://www.soltys.ca/blog/2015/07/how-to-create-a-word-2013-template-from-scratch.html

The other thing to keep in mind is never, ever, paste bulleted or numbered paragraphs with formatting. Always used the paste as unformatted text option and reformat with the paragraph style.

Regards
Keith


On 12/3/2019 10:54 AM, Lin Sims wrote:

Read Shauna Kelley's article on how to set up numbered lists. The problem
with Word is that if you don't link the styles you set up for numbering
paragraphs to a List style, Word *will *change things to one of its pre-set
up numbering styles. If you want your paragraph numbering to work, you must
use a List style.

https://shaunakelly.com/word/numbering/numbering20072010.html?p=1768

On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 10:44 AM John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

Neither are linked to or based on each other.

On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 10:39 AM Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

Did you link that style to a List Style? Because otherwise, Word will do
what it thinks you ought to.

One of the many reasons I dislike many Microsoft products.

On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 10:29 AM John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

Have a style called Numbered List (for numbers and a style for List
Paragraph (for bullets)

I assign the Numbered List style to the first numbered line and it's fine
except it gives it the number 4 (because the last list ended in 3).

I right click, select Restart at 1. By doing that, it changes the style
from Numbered List to List Paragraph.

What in god's name makes anyone think I want that to happen?

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