Microsoft Word - paragraph formatting

  wobblymike 23:27 08 Jun 2003

I am being driven round the bend by Microsoft Word. Whenever I open word and start typing a document, I invariably number my paragraphs. As soon as I finish para 1 and hit return Word indents para 1 and I have to go to the format command to undo it. I guess this is the default template kicking in but try as I might I cannot fix this problem. Can anyone help me?

  otubby1 23:43 08 Jun 2003

Sorry I can't help on this, but I've been using Word since it was slate and chalk and have never even seen paragraphing like that, let alone had it as a default template!

Did it begin like this or have you formatted it in a document at sometime and it has stayed?

  fitshase 23:43 08 Jun 2003

(1) Go to Tools\Autocorrect

(2) Click on Autoformat as you Type

(3) Untick "Automatic Numbered Lists"

That should solve your problem.



  otubby1 23:48 08 Jun 2003

Good thinking fitshase. Can't you tell it's getting late? Numbered and bulletted lists never crossed my mind :)

  wobblymike 12:54 09 Jun 2003

Thanks fitshase, it has fixed the problem I am very grateful for your help. A couple of hours to fix a problem that has been driving me nuts for months. Lesson learnt - thanks a lot

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