#writeright 22) FrameMaker & Word: Auto-restart Numbered Lists after Headings

Thursday, September 12 2013 @ 12:08 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This FrameMaker video gives you a real time-saver: find out how to create one paragraph style for a specific list that will always restart itself when preceded by the proper “introductory” paragraph style.

Auto-restart Numbered Lists after Headings

FrameMaker 11’s powerful automatic numbering is not always used to it’s full potential. Most users use one paragraph to start or restart a numbered list, and another paragraph style for the subsequent numbers, like 2, 3, 4, etc. In this brief video, Adobe Product Evangelist Maxwell Hoffmann shows you how to use a simple label and a special counter in an introductory paragraph or heading, that will automatically set the first item of a following, associated list to “1”. You have to see the video to fully grasp this powerful, yet simple technique. This method can save you hours of re-tagging paragraphs if you need to reorder the items in your lists.

Watch the video to find out how:

 

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