Continuing or restarting numbered lists

Sometimes you will have lists that are broken by non-numbered text, for example:

1. Item A

2. Item B

Yada yada yada

3. Item C

4. Item D

To turn off numbering for the non-numbered paragraph or lines, click the Numbering button.

To begin numbering again:

  1. Click the Numbering button. Numbering button

    The list will be restarted, beginning at 1. An AutoCorrect Options button appears next to the new item in the list.

  2. Click the AutoCorrect Options button.

    AutoCorrect Options button - Continue Numbering

  3. Choose Continue Numbering.

If Word continues a list, and you wish to restart it at 1, click the AutoCorrect Options button that appears and choose Restart Numbering.

AutoCorrect Optoins - Restart Numbering

The same options, to Continue previous list or Restart numbering, are available by choosing the Bullets and Numbering command from the Format menu or the popup menu.

Bullets and Numbering dialog box - Numbered tab


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