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Rewriting the chapter on master documents in Writer

I spent a large chunk of today rewriting the chapter on Master Documents in the 3.x Writer Guide. Much of the chapter described an elaborate workaround for a common problem, which has long since fixed by changes in the

Posted in Master documents, Writer

Much better solution to list numbering problem

A reader pointed me to issue 100262, where I learned a much better way to solve the problem with master documents described in this post. Here is the secret: Right-click on the first list item in the first list in

Posted in bugs, Lists, Master documents

Master documents: List numbering problem when using custom styles

The problem When custom numbering styles are used for lists, the first item in the first list in a file does not retain a Restart numbering setting when the file is saved. When files are used standalone, this is not

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