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Tab key not decreasing indent in numbering

In my Word 2010 document that I've attached, I have the Outline Hanging Indent numbering scheme applied. I used to be able to just press the tab key so something that was a level 1 heading would become a level 2 heading etc. Now, when I press tab, all I get is the heading moved in 5 spaces like a regular tab without changing the heading level.

Thanks,
OutlineNumbering.docx
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contrain
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Works here. Word 2013
If I press Tab (or SHIFT+Tab) the indentation and the list number changes (to A, 1, etc)

HTH,
Dan
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Found the problem. See the picture
AutoCorrectYou need to make sure "Set left and first indent with tabs and backspaces" is checked
You get there from File->Options->Proofing->Autocorrect
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contrainAuthor Commented:
This solution solved the issue.
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