Two obvious things to check:
1) Is each chapter in its own file? The $chapnum system
variable only increments on file boundaries.
2) In the book file, have you set the Chapter tab of the
Numbering Properties dialog to "Continue numbering from
previous chapter in book"?
My opinions only; I don't speak for Intel
>From: "Gillian Flato" <gflato at nanometrics.com>
>To: <framers at FrameUsers.com>
>Subject: LOF not updating properly
>Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 12:06:08 -0800
>In my chapters, the LOF reads the <$chapnum> variable properly so my
>figures are properly numbered Figure 1-1...4-6 etc. But when I run my
>LOF, the figure number properly updates but the <$chapnum> does not so
>my LOF has Figure 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-1 (which should be 3-1) etc.
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