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How to get line-numbers in Word?
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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Jun 10, 2005

One client wants me to translate a patent, and the translation should look like a patent, meaning every fifth line should be numbered at the left margin (5, 10, 15, 20...).
Is it possible in Word and how?

Thanks for help!
Heinrich


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Ken Cox  Identity Verified
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yes you can Jun 10, 2005

verbatim from Word Help:

Insert line numbers
Switch to print layout view.


Do one of the following:
To add line numbers to the entire document, click Select All on the Edit menu.


To add line numbers to part of a document, select the text you want to number.


To add line numbers to existing sections, click in a section or select multiple sections.
On the File menu, click Page Setup, and then click the Layout tab.


If you're adding line numbers to part of a document, click Selected text in the Apply to box.


Click Line Numbers.


Select the Add line numbering check box, and then select the options you want.


PS: I haven't tried this with multiple columns, but with a bit of luck it should work...


[Edited at 2005-06-10 08:05]


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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Thanks! Jun 10, 2005

It works.
Regards
Heinrich


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