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Conflict between tables field level chapter and appendix libreoffice writer? [closed]

asked 2016-06-09 10:48:51 +0200

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updated 2020-07-21 13:04:24 +0200

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I'm using default Headings style and I also created two custom styles for my appendixes. For exmaple

  1. Chapter

    1.1 Sub-Chapter

  2. Chapter 2


    A. Appendix about something

Chapter 1 and 2 Heading 1 (level 1)

1.1 Sub-Chapter Heading 2 (level 2)

Appendixes Appendix style (level 6)

A. Appendix Appendix A style (level 7)

I have a table in Chapter 1 (Table 1.1) and I have table in A. Appendix (A.1), this is like two table number should show but when I set table field level for one the other change too.

For example: if set table level for A. Appendix to 7 I get Table A.1 but Chapter 1 is now showing Table 1.1.1. and if set table level for Chapter 1 to 1 to get Table 1.1 A. Appendix is now show Table 1

How can resolve this conflict and show the correct table number, Table 1.1 and Table A.1?

Thanks in advanced!

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answered 2016-06-09 21:28:26 +0200

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updated 2016-06-09 21:30:03 +0200

The problem here is that, being at level 6, your appendixes are being considered as part of chapter 2 which is the last level 1 style applied. You can avoid that problem by setting your appendixes to be at level 1 too: on the definition of the style, go to the Outline&Numbering tab and select the level you need under Outline level. The only problem with this approach is that you'll not be able to use the normal Tools → Outline numbering process to number your appendixes, but don't worry: on the same Outline&Numbering tab you'll be able to set a numbering style to number them (the Numbering style option).

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I follow your suggestion, but I getting the same error, yet. when I set field level to Table A.1, the number of table is 1.1.1, and vice versa.

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