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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Numbering Headings

It’s a commonly accepted practice to number each heading level in certain long documents so that when the document is being reviewed or is under discussion at a meeting, it’s easy to refer to the relevant sections. Word uses the outline-level setting for each style as the basis for the numbering hierarchy.

Number the Headings

  1. Verify that you’ve applied the correct styles to all the headings.

  2. Click in the first heading paragraph.

  3. On ...

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