Creating Numbering Based on Chapter Numbers

So far in this chapter, you encountered numbered paragraphs that are used specifically for a list. Let’s kick it up a notch on the learning curve to chapter-based numbering.

You might already be familiar with chapter-based numbering in documents that you’ve written or read. The goal of chapter-based numbering is to number all subheadings, figures, and tables within each chapter, based on the chapter number. Chapter-based numbering systems make it easier for readers to find referenced figures, tables, and other elements, as you can see in Table 3.4.

Table 3.4. Examples of Chapter-Based Numbering
Heading Level What It Looks Like
ChapterTitle Chapter 1 Travel Through Europe
Subhead1 1.1 Getting Around ...

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