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Subject:Re: Numbered Heradings in Word From:Stephen Forrest <forrest -at- SMTP -dot- SHIMADZU -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 7 May 1997 17:01:02 EST
> Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 13:41:00 PDT
> We want headings for our current document in the form:
> Section 1.0: Introdution
> 1.1: Text
> 1.2: More text
> Section 2.0: Still more text
> 2.1: Yet again more text
> and we are having a terrible time trying to figure out how to do
> this. Any suggestions???????
> Susan Brown
> JSC Systems Corp.
In Word 6.0:
Use Word's Heading 1, Heading 2, etc., paragraph styles.
Select Heading Numbering on the Format menu.
A dialog box will open with available numbering options displayed as
thumbnails. Select the one you want (modify if necessary), and click
That should do it.