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How to create a typeset list that doesn't begin with 1

Version: 3.x, 4.x, 5.x - Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific Word

Use the points or newpnts package to begin a numbered list at a number other than 1.

  1. Add the points or newpnts package to your document.
  2. Place the insertion point where you want the numbered list to begin.
  3. Enter an encapsulated TeX field.
  4. In the entry area, type


    where x is a value one less than the starting number you want.

    Note that the command is case sensitive.

  5. Choose OK.

The RESUME macro allows you to continue a numbered list with the next sequential number, even after a paragraph that is outside the list environment. For example, if you have a list that goes to item number 7 and is followed by a paragraph that's not in the list, you can continue the list with item number 8 if you enter this command before continuing the list:


Last revised 01/19/06

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