In the book file, select each chapter, then right click and select
Numbering > Paragraphs.
Is it set to increment?

And did you update and save the book before checking the table
numbering, to force a refresh?


Art Campbell
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On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 2:45 PM, Eva Whitley <Eva.Whitley at> wrote:
> First off, thanks to all those who helped me with my document containing
> both 81/2"x11" and 11"x17" pages. As suggested, I pulled out the 11"x17"
> pages into a new document that will be another chapter in the book.
> Now I'm seeing a problem in autonumbering that is defying all my newbie
> efforts to fix.
> As mentioned before, we are running FM8 on PCs. We have styles defined
> for Tables and Figures. The Autonumber Format ?(from the Numbering tab
> on Paragraph Designer) for Tables is
> Table <$chapnum>.<$volnum>-<n>< >< >< >< >< >< >< >-<n+> so the first
> table in Section 5 should be Table 5.1-5-1 . And, indeed that's what the
> first table in Section 5 is labeled. Several pages later, at the next
> table the Autonumber Format is
> Table <$chapnum>.<$volnum>-<n>< >< >< >< >< >< >< >-<n+> that should be
> labeling the table Table 5.1-5-2. But instead it's coming out as Table
> 5.1-5-1 ?.
> Skipping forward several pages, the next table is labeled Table 5.1-5.2.
> The one after that is Table 5.1-5-3. The one after that is labeled Table
> 5.1-5-1 ?.
> The Autonumber Format is Table <$chapnum>.<$volnum>-<n>< >< >< >< >< ><
> ?>< >-<n+>
> Anyone have any idea of what's causing this? And more importantly, how
> it can be fixed? I've tried deleting the tables, importing the info as
> unformatted text, and if the new table is inserted right after the old
> one, it numbers correctly, but if it's inserted back into the original
> location I get the same problem. I've recreated the tables into a new
> document (and the autonumbers behave in that) but when I paste them into
> the original document--same problem. I've copied the code and pasted in
> to the Autonumber Format text box, and that hasn't fixed it.
> I'm truly stumped. What am I missing?
> --
> Eva Whitley, ETOSS Contract
> 301-713-1833x191
> SSMC-2, 16129
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