To get continuous numbering in level 2 (i.e. a “transparent” level 1 where numbering is concerned), you must put your level 1 paragraph style out of
Chapter Numbering management, otherwise it will always be taken into account in numbering computation.
To avoid restructuring your whole document, I suggest you create a new paragraph style derived from Heading 1:
in the style sidepane (
F11 if not yet visible, unless you’re under MacOS X, in which case
Manage Styles), with paragraph styles listed, right-click on Heading 1 and
New; give it name Heading 1 Unnumbered in
Organizer (it will inherit all attributes of Heading 1 so that any change you later make on Heading 1 will be automatically forwarded to it)
go to the
Outline & Numbering tab
- leave Numbering style to
- set Outline level to
Restyle all your Heading 1 paragraphs with Heading 1 Unnumbered.
Chapter Numbering to your liking, notably with Number:
None at level 1.
Don’t forget to refresh the TOC if any with a right-click on it and
EDIT 1 Eliminating numbering display (instead of continuous level-2 numbering)
Apply a specific character style to level-1 numbering:
create a Hidden character style with 2-pt size in
Font tab, Hidden attribute and Font color
White (because Hidden attribute strangely is not honoured) in
Chapter Numbering as:
Numbering, assign Character style:
Position, set Numbering followed by: to
With these settings, the level-1 headings are not exactly aligned to the left margin, but it should be barely noticeable.
To get rid of the level-1 number in the TOC:
- right-click on the TOC and
Entries tab, click on Level 1 to modify it
- click on
E# and press
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