Trouble with numbering in MS Word
Thread poster: cebice
cebice  Identity Verified
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Sep 13, 2004

I am working on a document with two columns. The paragraphs must match column 1 and 2, i.e. Column 1 starts with paragraph 1, and Column 2 also has a paragraph 1, and so on.
Well, after the document is finished and I edit it, I noticed that one column has, for instance, paragraph 9, and the other column has paragraph 30.

I have changed them several times, but they keep meesing up.

Does anyone know how to overcome this problem?

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Robert Zawadzki  Identity Verified
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After right clicking a number in Word XP I get "Start numberig anew" Sep 13, 2004

Or whatever it is called in English.

In earlier versions you may have to fiddle with numbering options

[Edited at 2004-09-13 16:24]

[Edited at 2004-09-13 16:26]

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turn of automatic numbering Sep 15, 2004

If the last hint doesn't work (also accessible via format-bullets and numbering-numbered), you can always do it manually if you don't have a table of contents:

Select format-autoformat-options and unclick automatic numbered lists (in my version in the second tab).

good luck!

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