How Numbering Works in a Book

To start the numbering discussion, you first need to understand one primary rule about numbering in book files: Numbering at the book level, that is, changing the settings of individual files from the Book window, always overrides numbering settings that were introduced in an individual file. With that said, it’s time to delve in and unravel the mysteries of Numbering Properties at the book level.


To learn more about creating and using automatic numbering in individual files, see Chapter 3.

Overview of Numbering Properties

Document numbering properties, whether at the individual or book level, are made of six components: volume, chapter, page, paragraph, footnote, and table footnote. Each of these components ...

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