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asked 2012-02-18 04:26:32 +0200reporter_of_bugs
What is the quickest & easiest way to number 2 (or more)columns in a Writer table so that col 1 is numeric numbering & col2 is alpha numbering and when any row is inserted the columns keep the correct numbering.
1. one| a. uno | 2. two| b. dos | --other text --- Answer: select the rightmost column first, then switch on numbering (F12) change the numbering style to alpha, then move left, select that column & change the numbering style to numeric, and so on
Thanks cloph, apologies for the poorly written question.
answered 2012-02-18 22:22:52 +0200cloph
This is quite an unusual numbering - may I ask why you want this kind of numbering?
And also it is not clear to me what should happen when you insert a new row.
Should it then be like this?
1. one | a. dos | 4. tres | d. anothernewone 2. two | b. three | 5. quatro | e. yetanotherone 3. uno | c. four | 6. newone | f. anotherone
Not sure whether you're talking about a table or "text-flow-columns" either. Adding a "row" sound like you're talking about a table, but even then I cannot think of a case where this kind of numbering would make sense... So while the "number range" fields can be used in a table and when the numbering is increasing horizontally (1.. a.. 2.. b...) it won't work vertically. The term "adding a row" doesn't really fit with text-flow-columns concept, so I'm quite puzzled by your question....
Even with helper-rows/columns to get a count, you'd still need to manually adjust the references after adding rows.
Bottom line: Please provide more background info on what sense is behind this numbering. Maybe then people can come up with better suggestions.
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Asked: 2012-02-18 04:26:32 +0200
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