Solved

Tab key not decreasing indent in numbering

Posted on 2014-02-21
3
266 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-21
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
0
Comment
Question by:contrain
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Dan Craciun
ID: 39877652
Works here. Word 2013
If I press Tab (or SHIFT+Tab) the indentation and the list number changes (to A, 1, etc)

HTH,
Dan
0
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
Dan Craciun earned 500 total points
ID: 39877676
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
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:contrain
ID: 39877917
This solution solved the issue.
0

Featured Post

Enroll in July's Course of the Month

July's Course of the Month is now available! Enroll to learn HTML5 and prepare for certification. It's free for Premium Members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Lately there has been a variety of news related to U.S. employment.  Stories about worker productivity, automobile and airline unions, low employment and foreign laborers have frequented the news.  Each story has good and bad attributes we might arg…
Meetings to discuss business process can waste time, and often do .  The meeting's dialog can get confusing when participants have different professional perspectives and backgrounds.  A jointly-developed process picture helps wade through the confu…
This video shows the viewer how to set up and create Footnotes in their document. Click on the References tab: Select "Insert Footnote": Type in desired text:
This video shows where to find the word count, how to display it, and what it breaks down to in Microsoft Word.

635 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question