Autonumbering is linked to Paragraph styles. You can autonumber a paragraph style and apply it as a numbered list style.
1)Do one of the following:
•Select a paragraph style in the Styles dialog box.
•Create a paragraph style.
2)Click the Autonumber button .
3)(Optional) Select Inherit Numbering Property From Multilevel List to inherit the multilevel list style to apply autonumbering. Select the multilevel list style from the List Class pop-up menu and select the level to apply autonumbering. Click OK.
4)Enter a prefix for the new autonumbering style in the Format text box.
5)Select a predefined numbering option from the Numbering pop-up menu or select New to create a sequenced autonumbering style.
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