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Double periods added into numbering

I created a new template for a document with all numbering in place to prepare minutes, for some reason at one point the numbering began to add a double period .. so 4..1, 4..2 etc, it only happens ...
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Using excel to organize an alphanumeric list

How do I get the following list in order alphabetically, and then by numerical values on an excel sheet? CV1, CV2, CX1, CX10, CX2, CX3, CX20, CX4, CX30. Final order should be: CV1, CV2, CX1, CX2, CX3, ...
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Multilevel list starting at wrong number

I'm using a multilevel list paired with a style based on headings to create my appendix in MS Word. Now, the problem is that the result I get looks like Appendix A Appendix A.2 instead of Appendix A ...
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Subnumbering should start on same line as parent number, like: “7. a. text” with “a. text” on same line as “7. ” in Libreoffice

How to achieve subnumbering should start on same line as parent number, like: "5. a. text" with "a. text" on same line as "5. " in Libreoffice 6.3.0.4? So I want a ...
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How can I automatically generate and consistently cross-reference equation and subequation numbers in Microsoft Word 2016?

I write this question as Q&A after picking together information from different sources. For some issues I haven't found solutions, see answer part. I want to create equations with numbering on ...
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Adding cross-references to numbered items (paragraph numbers)

I have been using this code below which has saved me so much time. The only issue is it will only find three levels e.g. 1.3.2. Is there a way to search further levels? E.g. 1.3.2.a.i Sub ...
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How to let title number include seperated text boxes?

I am writing my thesis and headers are numbered like 1.2 or 1.2.1 etc which is a pretty easy thing to set. But when my header 1 is set in a textbox, the counting does not include this header anymore. ...
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How to show the number of lines of text in a table cell, in a WORD document

Having created a table, which cells contains text of 2-10 lines long, I would like to find the way show the number in front of each line in each cell. I would also like the numbers to be continuous in ...
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Change numbering format of captions word 2019

I'm writing a Persian text (which is right to left) in MS-word 2019. I want to insert caption as below for my images: شکل-1-1 شکل-1-2 شکل-1-3 ... where right numbers are heading 1 and left numbers ...
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How to show the number of remaining slides in Powerpoint?

Want the current slide to show how many more slides are left to do. What I tried - in Master View, I see a <#> where the slide number is placed. I tried something like 37-<#> there, but it ...
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How to number split output files using %02d from “01” in FFmpeg”

Using latest FFmpeg on Windows 7 within an AutoHotkey routine Is there a way to get FFmpeg to number the output files from 01? This line of code works as expected except %02d returns the first file ...
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How do I change the heading numbering format partway through a document in Word 2016?

I have a document with multilevel heading numbering with numbers: 1, 1.1, 1.2, 1.2.1, etc. I'd like to change these to letters when I start with the appendices: A, B, C, etc. I've tried changing the ...
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word 2007 Line nunbering hidden behind square wrapped shapes

There is probably a simple answer to this question… when I try to put line numbering in a page where there is an image on the left-hand side and the lines are on the right-hand side, I cannot get the ...
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Line numbering in Word 365 counts the line in second column but do not display them

I have a Word 365 document and I want to add "Line Numbering". The document has two columns. MS-Word counts the lines properly but does not show the line numbers for the second column. How can make ...
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Word 2016: adaptive caption numbering for images

i would like my caption numbering of images to adapt if i delete an image: if i delete any image, all following images should change their numbering to x-1. but they dont't. Any suggestions or ...
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Is it possible to add a thousands comma separator to the output of the Linux “df” command

df command gives me good information, and I love to see it in KB unit. But I need a thousands separator (aka: a comma) every 3 digits because the numbers will be always huge. ex> df Filesystem ...
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I need an automatic way of making a lot of numbered folders

I need 100 or more folders named like such: ch.000, ch.001, ch.002, etc. In this case I need it to go up to ch.094 but I will need to create more folders later. That may be more or less folders, but ...
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VIM Numbering Behavior Inconsistency

Commands in VIM can be prefixed with numbers, but the numbering scheme is not consistent for some operations. Prefixing the movement commands left, down, up, and right (H, J, K, L) with a number ...
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How to replace bullets with footnotes (with superscript numbers) in Word

I have a Microsoft Word document that has slightly over 600 numbered / bulleted lines (i.e., paragraphs).  Something like this: Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,¶ ...
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How to change the number style language in numbering for MS Word 2010?

I have MS Word 2010 and I want to make numbering words on Arabic like this for example in one, two, three or first, second... I wanted to be in Arabic for numbing chapter in my basic language. I ...
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Word numbering - Custom Increment of List Item Numbers

Word version: Word 2016 OS: Windows 10 Pro I want to create a list that increments by 10 and not by 1 - i.e.: -- 10. blah -- 20. Blah blah -- 30. blah blah blah -- 40. You get the idea Can this ...
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MS Word 2013 to 2019 Professional: Numbering paragraphs on the OUTER edge of pages (Marginal Numbers)

By doing the following: right-clicking the Normal paragraph style, Modify... [Format], Numbering... [Define new number format...] Number style: 1,2,3...; Number format: 1; Alignment: Right and ...
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How to Nummerate different cell content in excel?

I have a list like the following: Anna Carl Bert Carl Bert Anna Doris I Would like to have a function, which fills the neighbouring cells with a numerical index to the names. Anna 1 Carl ...
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is it possible to number the output of a command in ubuntu

I'm in a Linux class and one of my assignment questions is to find out the total number of processes running on the server. I have used the ps -aux command to list all the processes but I was ...
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I've added Chapter numbering style but a large space exist between the automatic numbering and the heading text

It looks like this: Chapter I [ large space ] Problem formulation this is normal text and the above is really frustrating how do i get rid of the large space in between?
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Numbering of a table starting from the second table

I have three tables. I want to use the Caption feature of MS Word to number the tables automatically. I want the numbering to start from the second table which means that the second table will have a ...
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How does Linux number disk partitions?

As I know on a MBR disk primary partitions are numbered 1 to 4 and numbers from 5 onwards are for logical partitions. So the partition at the first position on sda will be sda1, the next one sda2, etc....
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How to assign a certain number value to a specific text?

I have a column of 300 different entries and a neighbouring column which numbers these entries. And then I have another column consisting of same entries in different order. How do I make the ...
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Microsoft Word Multi-Level List with Jagged Entries

Here's what I currently have: It's a mult-level list where Heading 1 is Level 1, Heading 2 is Level 2, and Body Text is Level 3. The numbering for Level 1 and Level 2 reflect the outline of the ...
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in msword how to create a numbered list that each item has multiple paragraphs

I'm working on a numbered list that each item may have multiple row breaks (ie. paragraphs) within it. like the below sample: 1) Nothing hurts a good soul and a kind heart more than to live amongst ...
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powerpoint- Define new numbering: No such menu item

I'm trying to change numbers' font of a numbered list. Stories tell that there should be a "Define new numbering" item in Numbering menu in Home tab of ribbon which I can use to define a new numbering ...
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MS Word 2010-016: How to create or define a new “Number Style”

Maybe this is a simple question, but I can't find any solutions for it. Is there a possible way (or even a tricky way) to define or create our own "Number Style" in Microsoft Word? As you see in ...
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Add sequential numbering into HTML files [closed]

I have bunch of HTML and image files. HTML files are named page1.html, page2.html, page3.html etc. Images are named the same way image1.jpg, image2.jpg, image3.jpg etc. Every HTML file has one link to ...
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How many bits per digit in the decimal system [closed]

I am going to teach a small group of people about the numbering systems in computing and was wondering how many bits per digit are there in the decimal system, for instance: Hex (base 16) - 4 bits ...
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MS Word Auto-numbering in headings - how do I remove the indent level

Using MS Word 2016. I want to add numbered headings. So I select haeding 1 format. I enter "1. My Heading" and hit enter. I can see that my heading has been converted into a numbered list - I can ...
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Change numbering color in LibreOffice Writer

I'd like to change the background color of numbers in a numbered list in LibreOffice Writer. Currently I have the following. Selecting these lines (and also lines above and below) and choosing Format ...
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Formatting list labels in Microsoft PowerPoint independently of the text that follows

I would like to format list labels without having the text right after the label affect that format. For example: 1. First item 2. Second item The bolding of "1." is determined by the bolding of the ...
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Reference equations using letters and numbers in Microsoft Word 2010

I want to have equations numbered like (1.1a) (1.1b). It's like this question in TEX but I want to do it in Microsoft Word 2010. I already know how to number equations using this great question How ...
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Styles and numbering

I have set up a style called "nicole_number". There are only a few differences to the default numbering...these are: indentation is 1cm - hanging is by 1cm. I created the style by firstly ...
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Page Numbers in a PDF are Off; Need Help Changing Them [duplicate]

My problem is one that has been posted here before, a while ago, and the main solution offered was the program "Adobe Acrobat Professional" (which, unfortuantely is too far out of my current software ...
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Can I control Caption sequence numbering from styles other than “Heading ”?

Similar question to Wrong caption using 'Appendix' header style , so the answer may well be "I can't." I created a style called "Appendix" which is based on "Heading 1" , is at "level 1" , and ...
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Creating sub-numbered lists in OneNote

Is it possible to create numbered lists in OneNote that have subsections? Ex: 1. Section 1.1 Subsection 1.2 Another Subsection
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Easiest method of creating multiple Word documents with incremental number?

I need to create about 80 Word documents that are identical except for a numerical identifier in the document. The identifier is the same as the document filename, eg. the document named "SN-100.doc" ...
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Override a custom numbering format in Word

I'm using a custom mulilevel list in a large word document. I'm using top level headings as chapter headings. Accordingly, the number format is set to "Chapter 1:". This works really well and I like ...
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Auto Sequential numbering based on cell criteria

How can I create auto numbering in column A? I need the numbering in column A to skip any rows that have the Word "TOTAL" in column C but pick right up again in the next rows. A TOTAL 1 ...
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Customise Caption numbering in MS word 2007?

If I have a sequence of Table (caption) numbers in MS word: Table 1 Table 2 Table 3 etc How can I change to the below? Table 2.1 Table 2.2 Table 2.3 etc Note the heading numbering in the document ...
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How to stop Excel from formating the 16-digit account number in a way to avoid making the last digit zero? [duplicate]

I have large numbers of bank account numbers of different banks. Some bank account numbers start with zero and some have 16 digits. When I paste the data in Excel the leading zeros will be removed and ...
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For Excel how do I create a field that automatically generates a sequential number

How do I create a field that automatically generates a unique number when I enter a new record in a table ? I have a list of numbers in the B column. I want the numbers in column A to automatically ...
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Increment numbers in page headers in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word, I am laying out a process in steps. Each page pretty much is a new step that begins with a header like: 3. Drive the body to a secure location I would like the numbers to ...
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Excluding a slide from the slide count in PowerPoint 2007

In a PowerPoint presentation, I use numbered slides. As a good practice, I repeat the index (TOC) between chapters, in order to enable the audience to keep up with the structure of my speech. However,...