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When you right-click on a numbered paragraph in Microsoft Word 97, the Skip Numbering and Stop Numbering commands are no longer available on the shortcut menu.
This is a change from earlier versions of Word, in which these options are available on the shortcut menu.
This behavior is by design. The Skip Numbering and Stop Numbering commands are no longer needed because the Numbering button on the Formatting toolbar provides equivalent functionality.
How to Remove Numbering from a Numbered ItemTo perform the equivalent of the Skip Numbering command, use either of the following methods:
How to Stop the Numbering of Numbered ItemsTo perform the equivalent of the Stop Numbering command, follow these steps:
How to Add the Skip Numbering Command to the Shortcut MenuYou can add the Skip Numbering command to the shortcut menu for numbered paragraphs. To do this, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/163547/EN-US/ )WD97: How to Create Custom Toolbars and Toolbar Buttons
In earlier versions of Word, the Stop Numbering command (RemoveBulletsNumbers) removes numbering from the selected paragraphs, and then restarts numbering at one for the next numbered paragraph. In Word 97, the equivalent command does not restart numbering at one, but continues the previous numbering sequence.
For additional information about numbering, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
159943Or, click the Office Assistant, type "numbering" (without the quotation marks), click Search, and then click one of the topics.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/159943/EN-US/ )WD97: General Information About Bullets and Numbering
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/162895/EN-US/ )WD97: How to Use the ListNum Field in Word
NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If Word Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/120802/EN-US/ )Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component