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How to include multiple paragraphs in a numbering list and make it unnumbered and indented?

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Jul 16, 2023 Jul 16, 2023

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Hi all
I need some help/suggestion on the photo attached.

I have some numbering list where some of the points contains multiple paragraph as a single point.

If you see the image attached, the one at the left side is what I want. I have marked the second paragraph with magenta.
Some of the points contains more than 2 paragraphs.

Any help/suggestion, how this can be achieved.

Here in the example at the left side of I have used a soft return but there are two issues.

First, its difficult to manually give soft return in the whole book wherever numbering lists appear.

Second, when I give soft return, the last line gets full justified as my numbering list is in Right Justified setting. I also want the paragraph to be indented.

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Community Expert , Jul 16, 2023 Jul 16, 2023

The only good solution is to create a second paragraph style that matches the indentation of the numbered paragraph, has (probably) a bit less top spacing but matching bottom spacing. So your flow would be:

 

1. Numbered paragraph, Style A

2. Numbered paragraph, Style A

    Second paragraph of #2, Style B

3. Numbered paragraph, Style A

 

Numbering will remain in order and consistent, but be sure to assign a list name to the A style in these cases.

 

The only other methods involve soft returns, w

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The only good solution is to create a second paragraph style that matches the indentation of the numbered paragraph, has (probably) a bit less top spacing but matching bottom spacing. So your flow would be:

 

1. Numbered paragraph, Style A

2. Numbered paragraph, Style A

    Second paragraph of #2, Style B

3. Numbered paragraph, Style A

 

Numbering will remain in order and consistent, but be sure to assign a list name to the A style in these cases.

 

The only other methods involve soft returns, which (as you've almost discovered) should be avoided in ID formatting except in very specific, limited situations.


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