How to Remove Auto-Numbering in Word

How to Remove Auto-Numbering in Word

Need to convert automated lists to manual ones? Or automatically numbered headings to manually numbered? Get the one-line macro in today’s How To column at Don’t worry, I tell you how to cut and paste to create the macro. It couldn’t be easier.

The two commands are:




screencapture of VBE for editing macros in MS Word

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number dispenser

Photo by Mike Mozart, used under CC BY-2.0 license.


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