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I'm trying to outline number a report and have followed the guidance on
Shauna Kelly's page. However, my numbering is back to front - so it goes:
1
1.1
1.1.1
1.2
2.1.1
Instead of 1.2 and 1.2.1.

When I go into 'level 2' numbering, I can't link this to the previous level
- it selects it, then unselects it by itself. If I clear level 2 and start
again by selecting 'number style 1,2,3' then choose 'previous level number -
1' it puts the numbers together (11) and unselects the link to the previous
level. And when I put a 'period' in it seems to swap the numbers over (so it
ends up with 2.1 instead of 1.2).

Help please!
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When numbers get reversed this way, the best solution is to start over, but
you're doing it backward. Insert the previous levels, one at a time, in
order, inserting the punctuation yourself by hand. The last number is the
one for the current level, and that's the one for which you choose the
number style (1,2,3); you don't have to choose the number style for the
previous levels because Word automatically uses the style used for that
level (unless you check the "Legal style numbering" box to convert from
roman to arabic numerals).

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Fairhope, Alabama USA
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"Moihi" wrote in message
...
I'm trying to outline number a report and have followed the guidance on
Shauna Kelly's page. However, my numbering is back to front - so it goes:
1
1.1
1.1.1
1.2
2.1.1
Instead of 1.2 and 1.2.1.

When I go into 'level 2' numbering, I can't link this to the previous
level
- it selects it, then unselects it by itself. If I clear level 2 and start
again by selecting 'number style 1,2,3' then choose 'previous level
number -
1' it puts the numbers together (11) and unselects the link to the
previous
level. And when I put a 'period' in it seems to swap the numbers over (so
it
ends up with 2.1 instead of 1.2).

Help please!


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When numbers get reversed this way, the best solution is to start over, but
you're doing it backward. Insert the previous levels, one at a time, in
order, inserting the punctuation yourself by hand. The last number is the
one for the current level, and that's the one for which you choose the
number style (1,2,3); you don't have to choose the number style for the
previous levels because Word automatically uses the style used for that
level (unless you check the "Legal style numbering" box to convert from
roman to arabic numerals).

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"Moihi" wrote in message
...
I'm trying to outline number a report and have followed the guidance on
Shauna Kelly's page. However, my numbering is back to front - so it goes:
1
1.1
1.1.1
1.2
2.1.1
Instead of 1.2 and 1.2.1.

When I go into 'level 2' numbering, I can't link this to the previous
level
- it selects it, then unselects it by itself. If I clear level 2 and start
again by selecting 'number style 1,2,3' then choose 'previous level
number -
1' it puts the numbers together (11) and unselects the link to the
previous
level. And when I put a 'period' in it seems to swap the numbers over (so
it
ends up with 2.1 instead of 1.2).

Help please!


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It is all to easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the level value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see that the order is correct. Be sure to set the start at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam





Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:
When numbers get reversed this way, the best solution is to start over, but
you're doing it backward. Insert the previous levels, one at a time, in
order, inserting the punctuation yourself by hand. The last number is the
one for the current level, and that's the one for which you choose the
number style (1,2,3); you don't have to choose the number style for the
previous levels because Word automatically uses the style used for that
level (unless you check the "Legal style numbering" box to convert from
roman to arabic numerals).

I'm trying to outline number a report and have followed the guidance on
Shauna Kelly's page. However, my numbering is back to front - so it goes:

[quoted text clipped - 17 lines]

Help please!


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It is all to easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the level value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see that the order is correct. Be sure to set the start at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam





Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:
When numbers get reversed this way, the best solution is to start over, but
you're doing it backward. Insert the previous levels, one at a time, in
order, inserting the punctuation yourself by hand. The last number is the
one for the current level, and that's the one for which you choose the
number style (1,2,3); you don't have to choose the number style for the
previous levels because Word automatically uses the style used for that
level (unless you check the "Legal style numbering" box to convert from
roman to arabic numerals).

I'm trying to outline number a report and have followed the guidance on
Shauna Kelly's page. However, my numbering is back to front - so it goes:

[quoted text clipped - 17 lines]

Help please!


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"Pamelia Caswell via OfficeKB.com" [email protected] wrote in message
news:[email protected]...
It is all to easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the level value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see that the order is correct. Be sure to set the start at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam





Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:
When numbers get reversed this way, the best solution is to start over, but
you're doing it backward. Insert the previous levels, one at a time, in
order, inserting the punctuation yourself by hand. The last number is the
one for the current level, and that's the one for which you choose the
number style (1,2,3); you don't have to choose the number style for the
previous levels because Word automatically uses the style used for that
level (unless you check the "Legal style numbering" box to convert from
roman to arabic numerals).

I'm trying to outline number a report and have followed the guidance on
Shauna Kelly's page. However, my numbering is back to front - so it goes:

[quoted text clipped - 17 lines]

Help please!


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Clever trick!

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"Pamelia Caswell via OfficeKB.com" [email protected] wrote in message
news:[email protected]...
It is all to easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the level value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see that the order is correct. Be sure to set the start at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam





Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:
When numbers get reversed this way, the best solution is to start over, but
you're doing it backward. Insert the previous levels, one at a time, in
order, inserting the punctuation yourself by hand. The last number is the
one for the current level, and that's the one for which you choose the
number style (1,2,3); you don't have to choose the number style for the
previous levels because Word automatically uses the style used for that
level (unless you check the "Legal style numbering" box to convert from
roman to arabic numerals).

I'm trying to outline number a report and have followed the guidance on
Shauna Kelly's page. However, my numbering is back to front - so it goes:

[quoted text clipped - 17 lines]

Help please!


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Agreed.

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"Stefan Blom" wrote in message
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Clever trick!

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"Pamelia Caswell via OfficeKB.com" [email protected] wrote in message
news:[email protected]...
It is all to easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this
way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the level value
(level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see that the order is correct. Be sure to set the start
at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam





Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:
When numbers get reversed this way, the best solution is to start over,
but
you're doing it backward. Insert the previous levels, one at a time, in
order, inserting the punctuation yourself by hand. The last number is the
one for the current level, and that's the one for which you choose the
number style (1,2,3); you don't have to choose the number style for the
previous levels because Word automatically uses the style used for that
level (unless you check the "Legal style numbering" box to convert from
roman to arabic numerals).

I'm trying to outline number a report and have followed the guidance on
Shauna Kelly's page. However, my numbering is back to front - so it
goes:
[quoted text clipped - 17 lines]

Help please!


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Agreed.

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Words into Type
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http://word.mvps.org

"Stefan Blom" wrote in message
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Clever trick!

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"Pamelia Caswell via OfficeKB.com" [email protected] wrote in message
news:[email protected]...
It is all to easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this
way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the level value
(level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see that the order is correct. Be sure to set the start
at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam





Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:
When numbers get reversed this way, the best solution is to start over,
but
you're doing it backward. Insert the previous levels, one at a time, in
order, inserting the punctuation yourself by hand. The last number is the
one for the current level, and that's the one for which you choose the
number style (1,2,3); you don't have to choose the number style for the
previous levels because Word automatically uses the style used for that
level (unless you check the "Legal style numbering" box to convert from
roman to arabic numerals).

I'm trying to outline number a report and have followed the guidance on
Shauna Kelly's page. However, my numbering is back to front - so it
goes:
[quoted text clipped - 17 lines]

Help please!


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Thanks. I hope it's helpful.

Stefan Blom wrote:
Clever trick!


Pamelia Caswell wrote:
It is all too easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the numbering level value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see whether the order is correct. Be sure to set the start at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam


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Thanks. I hope it's helpful.

Stefan Blom wrote:
Clever trick!


Pamelia Caswell wrote:
It is all too easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the numbering level value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see whether the order is correct. Be sure to set the start at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam


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Thank you for the very useful help which fixed it. And sorry for the delay, I
thought I'd get a handy notification in my email when you replied...!
Jane.

"Pamelia Caswell via OfficeKB.com" wrote:

Thanks. I hope it's helpful.

Stefan Blom wrote:
Clever trick!


Pamelia Caswell wrote:
It is all too easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the numbering level value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see whether the order is correct. Be sure to set the start at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam


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Thank you for the very useful help which fixed it. And sorry for the delay, I
thought I'd get a handy notification in my email when you replied...!
Jane.

"Pamelia Caswell via OfficeKB.com" wrote:

Thanks. I hope it's helpful.

Stefan Blom wrote:
Clever trick!


Pamelia Caswell wrote:
It is all too easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the numbering level value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see whether the order is correct. Be sure to set the start at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam


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You're welcome.

Pam

Moihi wrote:
Thank you for the very useful help which fixed it. And sorry for the delay, I
thought I'd get a handy notification in my email when you replied...!
Jane.

Thanks. I hope it's helpful.

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You're welcome.

Pam

Moihi wrote:
Thank you for the very useful help which fixed it. And sorry for the delay, I
thought I'd get a handy notification in my email when you replied...!
Jane.

Thanks. I hope it's helpful.

[quoted text clipped - 8 lines]

Pam


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"Moihi" wrote in message
...
Thank you for the very useful help which fixed it. And sorry for the delay, I
thought I'd get a handy notification in my email when you replied...!
Jane.

"Pamelia Caswell via OfficeKB.com" wrote:

Thanks. I hope it's helpful.

Stefan Blom wrote:
Clever trick!


Pamelia Caswell wrote:
It is all too easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this
way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the numbering level
value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see whether the order is correct. Be sure to set the start
at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam


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"Moihi" wrote in message
...
Thank you for the very useful help which fixed it. And sorry for the delay, I
thought I'd get a handy notification in my email when you replied...!
Jane.

"Pamelia Caswell via OfficeKB.com" wrote:

Thanks. I hope it's helpful.

Stefan Blom wrote:
Clever trick!


Pamelia Caswell wrote:
It is all too easy to get the fields turned around. I recently found this
way
to help keep things straight:
Temporarily set the start at value for each level to the numbering level
value (level
2 starts at 2, etc.). When you insert the previous levels, you'll
immediately see whether the order is correct. Be sure to set the start
at's
back to 1 before you exit the dialog.

Pam


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