Updating numbering based on reordering pages

Community Beginner ,
Mar 03, 2022 Mar 03, 2022

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I am doing a long document and I want to generate numbers (starting at 01) on the section divider pages that will update. The sections frequently get rearranged. I want it to automatically update based on where they are moved to. The section pages aren't marked as sections in the page panel. I am making parent pages for the sections. 

I tried bulleted list, but then I have to thread them. That won't work for my needs. 

I thought about a text variable but not sure how I would make that work.

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Engaged , Mar 08, 2022 Mar 08, 2022
Hi @Veronica22551996i6fw  not quite sure I understand you're workflow or what you're trying to achieve (why not use page numbers and proper page sections?) but the main reason numbering lists need to be threaded is the default setting of the default numbering list. Create a custom numbering list and make sure that the checkbox "Continue Numbers across Stories" is checked.And set the mode to continue from previous number:

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Mar 08, 2022 Mar 08, 2022

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Hi @Veronica22551996i6fw 


not quite sure I understand you're workflow or what you're trying to achieve (why not use page numbers and proper page sections?) but the main reason numbering lists need to be threaded is the default setting of the default numbering list.

Create a custom numbering list and make sure that the checkbox "Continue Numbers across Stories" is checked.

And set the mode to continue from previous number:
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Mar 11, 2022 Mar 11, 2022

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This works great! Thank you.

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