You're probably using a single "left" tab stop to separate the number
from the text. You need to use two, one right-aligned to force the
sequence you want.

Add a "right" tab stop to the Basic para tag tab and also add it to
the Numbering sequence, so it looks something like: \t<n+>.\t


On 4/24/06, Steve Rickaby <srickaby at> wrote:
> On seeing some FrameMaker output, an experienced proofreader has commented on 
> the fact that for numbered lists that run into two digits, the numbers are 
> left-aligned, rather than right-aligned - the implication is that, for 
> example, '9' should be aligned above the '0' of '10'.
> I must admit that this thought had not crossed my mind before, but of course 
> it's true. I've just checked a book set in Quark, and list numbers do indeed 
> right-align. As FrameMaker can only apply justification at the paragraph tag 
> level, and not at the character tag level, I cannot see a simple method of 
> achieving the desired alignment.
> Does anyone have any ideas?
> --
> Steve

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