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Document 621

How to change automatic division numbering

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

You can begin division numbering in your document with a number other than 1 by adding a command to the document preamble:.

  1. From the Typeset menu, choose Preamble and click the mouse in the entry area.

  2. On a new line at the end of the preamble entries, type \setcounter{name}{x} where name is the division for which you want to modify the numbering, as shown in the following table, and x is a number one less than the starting number you want.

    Division name
    Part part
    Chapter chapter
    Section section
    Subsection subsection
    Subsubsection subsubsection
    Subsubsubsection paragraph
    Subsubsubsubsection subparagraph
    .

  3. Choose OK. is first used by the document.

    The command increments the section counter before it is first used by the document.

As an illustration, if you want the first section in the document to carry the number 2, use the command
\setcounter{section}{1}
in the preamble.

Last revised 01/23/06



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