Re: [FMKR] Automatic Chapter Numbering

Subject: Re: [FMKR] Automatic Chapter Numbering
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- AXIONET -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 1997 18:26:31 -0500

Merrill Rutman <mr -at- nynexst -dot- com> wrote:

>Is there a way to automatically number the chapters in a book? >I often need to rearrange the order of chapters, and it would >be helpful to automatically change the chapter numbers, i.e. >Chapter 7 today may be changed to Chapter 3 tomorrow, and vice >versa.

Here's the general instructions; I'm sure you can figure the specifics:

1. Place your chapter files in a book.

2. Create a paragraph format for chapter numbers.

3. In the Paragraph Designer, select Numbering from Properties, and set
the autonumbering format you want. See the manual for more details, but,
if you set things up properly, you won't even have to type
"Chapter"--you'll only have to change the paragraph format.

4. To renumber the chapters, update the book file.

Bruce Byfield (bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com)
Technical Writer
Burnaby, BC, Canada
(604) 421-7189

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