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Trouble with using Step, sub-step, subsub step elements.

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We created a template using Step (1,2,3), Sub-step (a,b,c) and Subsub-step (I, ii, iii) the issue is when using a subsub-step and reverting back to sub-step for example: b.

i.

ii.

iii.

and we revert here to sub-step, the next should be sub-step

c.

Instead the next is

e.

So, can anyone help. Is there a step missing in the process, a special character missing in the template to make it continue with the next character?

Or is it something else?

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Trouble with using Step, sub-step, subsub step elements.

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We created a template using Step (1,2,3), Sub-step (a,b,c) and Subsub-step (I, ii, iii) the issue is when using a subsub-step and reverting back to sub-step for example: b.

i.

ii.

iii.

and we revert here to sub-step, the next should be sub-step

c.

Instead the next is

e.

So, can anyone help. Is there a step missing in the process, a special character missing in the template to make it continue with the next character?

Or is it something else?

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It looks like the counters are all in the same series and keep incrementing. Are you using a matrix layout for the counters?

Could you please post your complete autonumber sequences for the three (step, sub-step, sub-substep).

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Take a look at this post (which I wrote to answer a student question on the same topic). Mine is a two-level list and yours is three, but the logic is the same.

https://www.rockymountaintraining.com/adobe-framemaker-nested-list/

You would need a table that looks like this:

Microsoft Wordss_003.png

Unless you already know numbering well, I recommend reading that article first, then come back and look at the table, then compare the Auto-number format lines in your document to what you see here.

If you have any questions come back and ask—either of us can give you a hand.

EDIT: I updated the screen shot because I showed periods in the result, but forgot to add them to the building blocks.

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