Microsoft KB Archive/48923

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Renumbering Removes Leading Tabs in Word for Windows


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.1a, 2.0, 2.0a, 2.0a-CD, 2.0b, 2.0c, 6.0, 6.0a, 6.0c


Word for Windows Versions 2.x and 6.0

If you renumber paragraphs by choosing Bullets and Numbering from the Tools menu and later choose the same option to remove numbering, Word only removes the numbers and leading tabs from those paragraphs that you formatted by choosing Bullets and Numbering from the Tools menu.

Word for Windows Version 1.x

If you renumber a paragraph by choosing Renumber from the Utilities menu and later choose the same command with the Remove option, Word removes the leading white space from any paragraphs containing leading tabs or spaces.

Word removes leading white space to force alignment of similar heading levels for an outline and to force alignment of similarly nested paragraphs created using CTRL+N.

Additional query words: 6.01.x 2.0 word6 winword winword2

Keywords : kbformat
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Last Reviewed: November 4, 2000
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