Cannot use numbering style format other than 1,2,3,4…

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  • #67519

    I want to create a list where the Numbering Style format is (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)… but when I select this option from the Format list, it just reverts itself to 1,2,3,4… To test, I tried picking other styles too but the same thing happened.

    This is what I did:
    In my Paragraph Style’s Bullets and Numbering section I set up:
    List Type: Numbers,
    List “numbered” (I created and named a new list and did nothing with it),
    Level: 1
    Numbering style: I select i,ii etc and it appears to be fine until I return to the Paragraph Style Options box and the Format is 1,2 etc
    Number: (^#)^t
    Mode: Continues from Previous Level
    Restart Numbers at this level After: Any previous level

    Any ideas?

    Many thanks in advance

  • #67534

    David Blatner

    Sounds very strange. Maybe rebuild your preferences? Is it just one document, or all documents?

  • #67552

    It WAS just affecting one of my documents. I thought. Because I created a list just like I described only a couple of weeks ago, in a different document. But NOW, when I either create a brand new document or when I edit the paragraph style of the document that did work fine, the same problem happens.

    I rebuilt my prefs as you suggested, but – alas – it didn’t help.

    But: EUREKA!!! I had a recently lapsed trial version of World Tools installed. Wondering if that could be messing with things, I just now removed the In-Tools and Rorohiko folders from the Plugins folder. That did the trick!!!

    Many thanks!

  • #88092

    Hey Karin,
    2 years ago I know but your post has just saved me from thinking I was going completely mad! Exact same problem with World Tools – clearly something they need to look at.
    Thanks loads

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