Simple way to restart numbering?

I know there has to be an easy answer to this but, for the life of me, I haven't been able to figure it out. I'm running Microsoft Office 2007. I have a template that is set up so that the Heading styles create a Harvard Classic outline style.

However, I can't seem to get Heading 3 to restart after Heading 2 (see screenshot).

How can I set up my template to make sure that a sub-heading always starts out with the number 1?     Screenshot
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drgreg1408Connect With a Mentor Author Commented:
OK, I finally found a solution to this problem that actually solves the problem. The credit goes to Shauna Kelley. Here is the URL:

http://www.shaunakelly.com/word/numbering/numbering20072010.html

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pvlierCommented:
You should be able to right-click the first (wrong) number and select 'start renumbering'.
Here is some more info if it doesn't work:
http://www.brainbell.com/tutorials/ms-office/Word/Correct_Automatic_Numbering_In_Numbered_Lists.htm 
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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
Ctrl Alt Shift S to display the styles window
Select the drop down for Heading 2 and 'modify'
In the "Style for following paragraph - select heading 3.

Exit back to your document.

Chris
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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
Apologies ... just realised I missed the point - ignore my post.

Chris
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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
Try selecting heading level 3
Now select the numbering list in the paragraph group on the home tab.
Select nmbering value
Select start new list - if not already selected
Now update the heading 3 style to the current selection.

Chris
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drgreg1408Author Commented:
pvlier:

When I right-click the paragraph to open up the context submenu, I don't have an option for restarting the numbering (See screenshot).

The document you sent me to only talks about Word 2003. Amazing that Microsoft has not fixed this yet.

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drgreg1408Author Commented:
Oops ... forgot to attach screenshot
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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
Note in terms of my post ... the numbering list can be accessed via the format drop down in the bottom left of the modify style breakout mentioned in my earlier earlier (inaccurate post).

Chris
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drgreg1408Author Commented:
chris:

I did what you said and found that the "Start new list" option was already selected, but the "set value to" setting is set to 3 (See screenshot).
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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
Not sure but I imagine that means continue ... select it to 1.

Chris
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drgreg1408Author Commented:
OK, I think I figured it out. But it's still weird behavior if you ask me.

You have to select the number--not the paragraph of text. When you select the number, it takes on a gray background. THEN you can right-click the number and you get a different context-sensitive submenu of options (Seen screenshot).

What I would still like to know, however, is why I have to do this? Why can't I set up the heading styles so that they automatically restart when following a superior heading style? You used to be able to do that with Word 2003.

Leave it to Microsoft to remove something good from newer versions of their product.


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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
Interesting ... I couldn't see it before as I didn't change from the continue numbering option.  It is a quicker route to the same method I was pointing you to - so i'll try and remember it.

Chris
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drgreg1408Author Commented:
Chris:

When I tried your solution, it did not change the number to 1, it only shifted the paragraph to the right.

Weird.
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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
THat's fine ... there's no explaining that factually - but I imagine it's the way I tell it.

Main thing is you got a solution where youre own experience was easier and more obvious so well worth keeping.

Chris
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