Numbering formats and Fields



I have a list of equations in a word document that I need to add a reference
(the first equation in the document will be equation A, the second will be
equation B, etc). So I need a numbering field. However, when I get to
equation 28 I want the format to be AB, then 29 to be AC, not BB, CC like the
default A, B, C… numbering gives you. However, I will be adding other
equations randomly throughout the document and referring to the equation
reference in text paragraphs, so I would like them to auto update when I add
another equation in the middle of the document. Does anyone know how to make
a new numbering format or how I can do the above numbering format with a


Suzanne S. Barnhill

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA

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