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Old 01-13-2020, 01:42 AM
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Hi everyone,

I have a long word document with headers that go until level 6. The problem is that specifically for level 4, the numbering is set to a value and cant find a way to set to be number automatically like the rest.

For example.

Numbering is going correctly for the first time a header in level 4 is entered:

3.1.3
3.1.3.1
3.1.3.2
.
.
.
3.1.4

The problem is that when creating another section in level 4, it would go like this:

4.1.1
4.1.3.1 (Wrong, should be 4.1.1.1)
4.1.2 (Correct)

This problems replicate to every level 4, it only matches of course when the level 3 , is a value of 3, for example X.X.3.X

The problem doesn't replicate when you go to a further level (level 5), here is another example of what is happening:

4.4.1
4.4.3.1 (Wrong, should be 4.4.1.1)
4.4.3.2 (Wrong, should be 4.4.1.2)
4.4.3.3 (Wrong, should be 4.4.1.3)
4.4.3.4 (Wrong, should be 4.4.1.4)
4.4.3.5 (Wrong, should be 4.4.1.5)
4.4.3.6 (Wrong, should be 4.4.1.6)
4.4.3.7 (Wrong, should be 4.4.1.7)
4.4.1.7.1 (Correct, following what should be the logic)
4.4.3.8 (Wrong again, should be 4.4.1.8)
4.4.2 (Correct)



Anyone has an idea how to solve this issue?

Thanks in advance
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Old 01-13-2020, 04:06 AM
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You might have to go to multilevel list and check each level. Check if 3 is manually provided. or what I do is start putting all level again and most of the time it gets corrected.

Word of advice: Do it after making a copy not in the original document, as it impact all the levels.
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You need to read both of these and follow all of the directions in the second one.
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Your:
4.1.3.1 (Wrong, should be 4.1.1.1)
should have the '3' numbering restarting after a change to level 2, but it's apparently hard-coded as '3'.
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The only way to make this predictable and manageable is to set up numbering so that it is associated with the heading styles; see the articles for which Charles has already provided links.
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