Tip of the Week: A Shortcut to Restart List Numbering
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One of my favorite long document features of InDesign is the ability to continue list numbering in non-sequential paragraphs. Just make sure in the paragraph style settings that Mode: Continue from Previous Number is selected.
And if you also specify a custom List, you can even continue the numbering across separate stories or even across documents in an InDesign book.
This can be great for things like automatic numbering of figure captions in separate text frames.
But occasionally you might not want list numbering to continue.
When this happens, put your text cursor where you want the numbering to restart, and choose Type > Bulleted & Numbered Lists > Restart Numbering. Or, even easier, just right-click and choose the same command from the contextual menu.