Word 2016 and Auto Numbering


George Gray
 

Hola!

I am using Word 2016 with JAWS 18+ on a Win10 machine.

How does one turn off auto numbering when creating a list of things
within a document?

I've searched the various stupid Ribbons and thought that I found what
to do, but apparently have not.

Thank you, all.


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GEORGE BURRELL GRAY

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George,

             See this Microsoft Support page:  Turn on or off automatic bullets or numbering

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Steve Griffiths
 

Hi George,

Easiest way is to press Enter twice after the last item of the list. The first Enter creates a new numbered item, the second Enter changes that item to a standard paragraph; the number is removed and the style is changed to Normal. You don't get a blank line; if you press UpArrow you'll be on the last item of the list.

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of George Gray
Sent: 22 December 2016 12:44
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

Hola!

I am using Word 2016 with JAWS 18+ on a Win10 machine.

How does one turn off auto numbering when creating a list of things within a document?

I've searched the various stupid Ribbons and thought that I found what to do, but apparently have not.

Thank you, all.


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HAVE A MAGNIFICENT DAY

GEORGE BURRELL GRAY

Ocean Winds
Cabarete/Sosua
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA






The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Registered Office: Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3YG. A company limited by
guarantee registered in England and Wales (291646) and a charity registered in England and Wales
(209617) and Scotland (SC038979).

Tel: 0118 9835555
Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk
Email: guidedogs@...


George Gray
 

Brian:

I followed the steps, but when in the Auto Correcting, Apply box there
was nothing about Auto Numbering.

Yes, there was Auto bulleting, which I unchecked, but nothing about numbering.

Thanks.

On 12/22/16, Steve Griffiths <steve.griffiths@...> wrote:
Hi George,

Easiest way is to press Enter twice after the last item of the list. The
first Enter creates a new numbered item, the second Enter changes that item
to a standard paragraph; the number is removed and the style is changed to
Normal. You don't get a blank line; if you press UpArrow you'll be on the
last item of the list.

Steve


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of George
Gray
Sent: 22 December 2016 12:44
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

Hola!

I am using Word 2016 with JAWS 18+ on a Win10 machine.

How does one turn off auto numbering when creating a list of things within a
document?

I've searched the various stupid Ribbons and thought that I found what to
do, but apparently have not.

Thank you, all.


--
HAVE A MAGNIFICENT DAY

GEORGE BURRELL GRAY

Ocean Winds
Cabarete/Sosua
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA






The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Registered Office: Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7
3YG. A company limited by
guarantee registered in England and Wales (291646) and a charity registered
in England and Wales
(209617) and Scotland (SC038979).

Tel: 0118 9835555
Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk
Email: guidedogs@...



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HAVE A MAGNIFICENT DAY

GEORGE BURRELL GRAY

Ocean Winds
Cabarete/Sosua
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA


Marquette, Ed <ed.marquette@...>
 

When you get an extra number, press control + shift + N.
That applies the "Normal" style -- just like the extra ENTER.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steve Griffiths
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2016 8:48 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

Hi George,Easiest way is to press Enter twice after the last item of the list. The first Enter creates a new numbered item, the second Enter changes that item to a standard paragraph; the number is removed and the style is changed to Normal. You don't get a blank line; if you press UpArrow you'll be on the last item of the list.Steve-----Original Message-----From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of George GraySent: 22 December 2016 12:44To: main@...: Word 2016 and Auto NumberingHola!I am using Word 2016 with JAWS 18+ on a Win10 machine.How does one turn off auto numbering when creating a list of things within a document?I've searched the various stupid Ribbons and thought that I found what to do, but apparently have not.Thank you, all.--HAVE A MAGNIFICENT DAYGEORGE BURRELL GRAYOcean WindsCabarete/SosuaREPUBLICA DOMINICANAThe Guide Dogs for the Blind AssociationRegistered Office: Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3YG. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (291646) and a charity registered in England and Wales (209617) and Scotland (SC038979).Tel: 0118 9835555Website: www.guidedogs.org.ukEmail: guidedogs@...

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George Gray
 

But, Steve, et al:

I wish to continue listing stuff, but not in the auto manner.

Say; I do something on the 1st of December I put 1- before that
something, then I might skip a few days and do something else, so I
might want to start that item off as; 15-.

Thanks, all.

On 12/22/16, Marquette, Ed <ed.marquette@...> wrote:
When you get an extra number, press control + shift + N.
That applies the "Normal" style -- just like the extra ENTER.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steve
Griffiths
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2016 8:48 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

Hi George,Easiest way is to press Enter twice after the last item of the
list. The first Enter creates a new numbered item, the second Enter changes
that item to a standard paragraph; the number is removed and the style is
changed to Normal. You don't get a blank line; if you press UpArrow you'll
be on the last item of the list.Steve-----Original Message-----From:
main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of George GraySent:
22 December 2016 12:44To: main@...: Word 2016 and Auto
NumberingHola!I am using Word 2016 with JAWS 18+ on a Win10 machine.How does
one turn off auto numbering when creating a list of things within a
document?I've searched the various stupid Ribbons and thought that I found
what to do, but apparently have not.Thank you, all.--HAVE A MAGNIFICENT
DAYGEORGE BURRELL GRAYOcean WindsCabarete/SosuaREPUBLICA DOMINICANAThe Guide
Dogs for the Blind AssociationRegistered Office: Hillfields, Burghfield
Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3YG. A company limited by guarantee
registered in England and Wales (291646) and a charity registered in England
and Wales (209617) and Scotland (SC038979).Tel: 0118 9835555Website:
www.guidedogs.org.ukEmail: guidedogs@...

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Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
 

My goodness, is that a 16 feature, or has it been that easy for a while? I haven't had to do that kind of text lately. I mostly troubleshoot, and any text documents I fool with are at least semi-boilerplate.

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steve Griffiths
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2016 9:48 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

Hi George,

Easiest way is to press Enter twice after the last item of the list. The first Enter creates a new numbered item, the second Enter changes that item to a standard paragraph; the number is removed and the style is changed to Normal. You don't get a blank line; if you press UpArrow you'll be on the last item of the list.

Steve


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of George Gray
Sent: 22 December 2016 12:44
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

Hola!

I am using Word 2016 with JAWS 18+ on a Win10 machine.

How does one turn off auto numbering when creating a list of things within a document?

I've searched the various stupid Ribbons and thought that I found what to do, but apparently have not.

Thank you, all.


--
HAVE A MAGNIFICENT DAY

GEORGE BURRELL GRAY

Ocean Winds
Cabarete/Sosua
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA






The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Registered Office: Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3YG. A company limited by
guarantee registered in England and Wales (291646) and a charity registered in England and Wales
(209617) and Scotland (SC038979).

Tel: 0118 9835555
Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk
Email: guidedogs@...


 

George,

            I have Word 2010 but this particular set of options has been the same since Word 2010 according to the Microsoft documentation.  When I get to the Autoformat as you Type Tab, the following options are listed under the Apply as you type section as checkboxes in two columns:

First column:

Automatic bulleted lists

Border Lines

Built-in Heading styles

Second Column:

Automatic numbered lists

Tables


I am presuming you wish to turn off automatic numbering permanently, though you can, of course jump back in to that dialog again to turn it on.  I'm guessing that your not seeing the Automatic numbered lists might have something with how the screen reader is traversing the options in that dialog tab.  Try either searching for Automatic numbering using the screen reader search function or just brute force tabbing your way around until you land on it.  It has to be there somewhere because they always make a distinction between bulleted lists and numbered lists.
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Steve Griffiths
 


I can confirm Brian's listing of options is the same in Word 2016. Once you're on the Autoformat as you Type tab, you should be able to Tab or arrow through all the options.

 

Steve

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: 22 December 2016 16:17
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

 

George,

            I have Word 2010 but this particular set of options has been the same since Word 2010 according to the Microsoft documentation.  When I get to the Autoformat as you Type Tab, the following options are listed under the Apply as you type section as checkboxes in two columns:

First column:

Automatic bulleted lists

Border Lines

Built-in Heading styles

Second Column:

Automatic numbered lists

Tables

 

I am presuming you wish to turn off automatic numbering permanently, though you can, of course jump back in to that dialog again to turn it on.  I'm guessing that your not seeing the Automatic numbered lists might have something with how the screen reader is traversing the options in that dialog tab.  Try either searching for Automatic numbering using the screen reader search function or just brute force tabbing your way around until you land on it.  It has to be there somewhere because they always make a distinction between bulleted lists and numbered lists.
--
Brian

   "Be Yourself" is the worst advice you can give to some people.

       ~ Tom Masson





The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Registered Office: Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3YG. A company limited by
guarantee registered in England and Wales (291646) and a charity registered in England and Wales
(209617) and Scotland (SC038979).

Tel: 0118 9835555
Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk
Email: guidedogs@...


Steve Griffiths
 

Hi Ted,

I'm not sure when it came in. You've always been able to press Enter twice and the numbering would go away, but in earlier versions of Word it didn't apply the Normal style, hence the need for pressing Ctrl + Shift + N, as Ed mentioned. When I tested it in 2016, I found that the second press of Enter applied the Normal style for me, making it more straight forward.

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Working from home in Lancaster

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
Sent: 22 December 2016 15:53
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

My goodness, is that a 16 feature, or has it been that easy for a while? I haven't had to do that kind of text lately. I mostly troubleshoot, and any text documents I fool with are at least semi-boilerplate.

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steve Griffiths
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2016 9:48 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

Hi George,

Easiest way is to press Enter twice after the last item of the list. The first Enter creates a new numbered item, the second Enter changes that item to a standard paragraph; the number is removed and the style is changed to Normal. You don't get a blank line; if you press UpArrow you'll be on the last item of the list.

Steve


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of George Gray
Sent: 22 December 2016 12:44
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Word 2016 and Auto Numbering

Hola!

I am using Word 2016 with JAWS 18+ on a Win10 machine.

How does one turn off auto numbering when creating a list of things within a document?

I've searched the various stupid Ribbons and thought that I found what to do, but apparently have not.

Thank you, all.


--
HAVE A MAGNIFICENT DAY

GEORGE BURRELL GRAY

Ocean Winds
Cabarete/Sosua
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA






The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Registered Office: Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3YG. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (291646) and a charity registered in England and Wales
(209617) and Scotland (SC038979).

Tel: 0118 9835555
Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk
Email: guidedogs@...









The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Registered Office: Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3YG. A company limited by
guarantee registered in England and Wales (291646) and a charity registered in England and Wales
(209617) and Scotland (SC038979).

Tel: 0118 9835555
Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk
Email: guidedogs@...


 

Also, coming at it from the flip side of Mr. Griffiths' observations, I have always hated auto-numbering because there are times when I want the formatting that go with it and other times when I do not.  It's a simple matter to activate auto-numbering using ALT+H, N and then arrowing around to select the specific format (numbers followed by periods, numbers followed by parenthesis, uppercase Roman numerals, letters, etc.) that you want for that particular list when you want it.  Otherwise there are lots of times where I'm typing a number followed by some text where I darned well don't want Word deciding that I'm trying to create a numbered list.  While the hit enter twice to end a numbered list has worked for ages I don't even want the darned thing created automatically in the first place.
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