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Creating an Outline Using Automatic Numbering in Microsoft Word

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to start an outline open a new Microsoft

Word document then give your outline a

title Center your title then hit enter a

couple of times

get the justification back over to the

left and begin typing the items of your

outline we're going to start with a

Roman numeral one which is a capital

letter I a period a space and the first

item in your outline when you hit Enter

you go into a mode called automatic

numbering from here on out Microsoft

Word will try to automatically number

your list of items and it will follow

certain rules about how outlines work

which you may need to adjust as you go

along as you type each time you hit

enter you create a new topic in the

outline for each topic you then have to

indicate whether it's really a new topic

or whether it's a sub topic by how far