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Re: Inconsistencies with Indents on Custom List Styles

 
 
Lisa Wilke-Thissen
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      3rd Sep 2012
Hi,

"mleach" schrieb

[Word 2010]
In your sample document you numbered Headings by using just a
multilevel list - not a list style.
After that you applied your list style ("YouTube Video Outline") to the
Headings.
After removing the list style from the document, and pressing Ctrl + Q,
the Headings will get back their own numbering, which seems to be
similar to your list style.

So far, so bad :-(.
Please, follow the instructions, how to link paragraph styles to list
styles (e. g.
http://www.shaunakelly.com/word/numb...g20072010.html).
Or use just the list style, to number paragraphs. But don't mix it,
like you did. And for a complex document never use multilevel lists -
use list styles instead.

For your information:
http://www.shaunakelly.com/word/bull...s20072010.html
http://www.word.mvps.org/FAQs/Number...eNumbering.htm
http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-...-of-lists.aspx
http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-...st-styles.aspx
http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-...s-designs.aspx

> The problem I am having deals with understanding how
> Word recognizes the "Aligned at:" and "Text Indent at:"
> fields when they are applied to different outline levels
> (Level 1, Level 2, etc.).


I think, it's clear now, isn't it?

> The problem is that I am seeing different settings
> for the same level which seems to depend on which
> level I start at.


After choosing "List style | modify", the next step is "Format |
Numbering...". In the first dialog box you must not choose anything
different from "Format". Do not choose any other entry in the list
"Apply formatting to" - leave there the entry "Level 1".
Otherwise you will change the indents.

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Cheers
Lisa [MS MVP Word]


 
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