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Old April 17th, 2014, 08:33 AM
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Default Convert list numbers to static text

I have to create numbered requirement entries throughout a large document. Initially I increment by 10 so later on if I have to add entries to a section, I can make them sequential but not really necessary. There could be 2000-300 numbered entries in the document but when I'm finished, the numbers must stay static, They can not be allowed to change through insertion of new numbers or deletion of existing ones. In a way this is similar to using the copy/drag functionality in excel to create a series of numbers from a formula "= a1+10" and then copying/paste special/values so the results are present and not the formula.
An example is:

VR1 Requirement 1
VR10 Requirement 2
VR20 Requirement 3


Does anyone know if this would be possible in Word 2010, either through existing functionality or through backend VB coding? If so could you point in in the right direction?
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Old November 4th, 2014, 01:51 AM
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Hi Alison

A small hint through Word VBA

Code:
For i = 1 To 100
        Selection.TypeText Text:="VR1 Requirement " & i
        Selection.TypeParagraph
    Next i
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Old November 4th, 2014, 10:40 AM
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thanks for the tip. I think that will work.





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