multi level problem

we have a standard report (word 2010) that for some reason has started to play up. For example in report1q.docx, page 6 of the document starts with section 2 (heading 1), then we have section 2.1 (heading 2 style), then each point within that part of the report is 2.1.3, 2.1.4 etc.

Then on page 8 of the document, a new heading 2reverts back to 1.1. When it should be 2.2

Any pointers.
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pls try

On the numbering list 1.1 right-click and choose Set NumberValue and choose Continue from previous list


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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
do you think you could post an example of this template, please?

You seem to be using the word 'section' as a way to define a conceptual division of  your document. rgonzo has gone with this interpretation and has explained the way to modify the multi-level paragraph numbering for a particular document. Hopefully this answers your question.

However, please remember that a Section is a formal subdivision the main range of a document. It has this hierarchy
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