How to Add Auto-Numbered List to Document Using Writer 2013

If you want to add numbers to pre-existing text, simply do the following:

Step 1 Select the proper paragraph.

Step 2 Open the Home tab and click the drop-down arrow of the Numbering icon. You can choose your preferred numbering variety. If there are no suitable varieties, click More numbering and open the Bullets and Numbering dialog box.

Step 3 The default numbering in the Numbered tab is None and the Customize button at the bottom right is gray and unavailable. Choose any numbering style and click the Customize button.

Step 4 Select the Number style drop-down list in the Customize Numbered List dialog box. You can then select the number style that you prefer. Insert the desired number in the Number Format text box shown as below:

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Figure 1 The Customize Numbered List dialog box

Step 5 You can also click the More button and set the number position and text position. Click the OK button to insert numbers to the selected paragraph.