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dgk
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:33 pm    Post subject: WORD template - sequential numbering
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I am trying to figure out how to use this template:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-ca/templates/TC012265191033.aspx. How do I
make 100 tickets and have the numbers automatically update?
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 5:09 pm    Post subject: Re: WORD template - sequential numbering
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dgk wrote:
> I am trying to figure out how to use this template:
> http://office.microsoft.com/en-ca/templates/TC012265191033.aspx. How
> do I make 100 tickets and have the numbers automatically update?

Huh! Good question! I expected to see a macro in the template, or at least
some way to keep the numbering going for successive pages. It looks to me
like someone "forgot" something. There's a Black & White version of another
one too, with the same problem.

I've lost the source for where I got this, but here's a short blurb on
creating sequential numbers if it helps any.
-------------------
Make an AutoText entry as follows: In the body of any document, type the
brackets and the letter Q as regular text. Between the Q and the closing
bracket, insert a Sequence field, which supplies the number. Now select the
whole thing and press Alt+F3 and assign a name to the AutoText entry that
you wouldn't ordinarily use as a word, such as "qtag".

Each time you type that name in text, you'll see a yellow tooltip that says
"Press Enter to insert". Actually, you can press Enter, Tab, or F3, as any
of them will insert the AutoText entry.

If you insert new entries between existing ones, those that follow it don't
update automatically. You'll have to press Ctrl+A to select the whole
document and then press F9 to update the fields. (Alternatively, switch to
Print Preview and back.)

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dgk
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 5:09 pm    Post subject: Re: WORD template - sequential numbering
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Thank you I will give that a try Smile

"Pop`" wrote:

> dgk wrote:
> > I am trying to figure out how to use this template:
> > http://office.microsoft.com/en-ca/templates/TC012265191033.aspx. How
> > do I make 100 tickets and have the numbers automatically update?
>
> Huh! Good question! I expected to see a macro in the template, or at least
> some way to keep the numbering going for successive pages. It looks to me
> like someone "forgot" something. There's a Black & White version of another
> one too, with the same problem.
>
> I've lost the source for where I got this, but here's a short blurb on
> creating sequential numbers if it helps any.
> -------------------
> Make an AutoText entry as follows: In the body of any document, type the
> brackets and the letter Q as regular text. Between the Q and the closing
> bracket, insert a Sequence field, which supplies the number. Now select the
> whole thing and press Alt+F3 and assign a name to the AutoText entry that
> you wouldn't ordinarily use as a word, such as "qtag".
>
> Each time you type that name in text, you'll see a yellow tooltip that says
> "Press Enter to insert". Actually, you can press Enter, Tab, or F3, as any
> of them will insert the AutoText entry.
>
> If you insert new entries between existing ones, those that follow it don't
> update automatically. You'll have to press Ctrl+A to select the whole
> document and then press F9 to update the fields. (Alternatively, switch to
> Print Preview and back.)
>
> ------------------------------------------
>
>
>
> HTH,
>
>
> Pop`
>
>
>
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dgk
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 5:09 pm    Post subject: Re: WORD template - sequential numbering
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I tried the Autotext and it worked except it prints the (Q#). How do I
aleviate the brackets and Q. Also do I have to do this 100 times for 100
tickets?

"dgk" wrote:

> Thank you I will give that a try Smile
>
> "Pop`" wrote:
>
> > dgk wrote:
> > > I am trying to figure out how to use this template:
> > > http://office.microsoft.com/en-ca/templates/TC012265191033.aspx. How
> > > do I make 100 tickets and have the numbers automatically update?
> >
> > Huh! Good question! I expected to see a macro in the template, or at least
> > some way to keep the numbering going for successive pages. It looks to me
> > like someone "forgot" something. There's a Black & White version of another
> > one too, with the same problem.
> >
> > I've lost the source for where I got this, but here's a short blurb on
> > creating sequential numbers if it helps any.
> > -------------------
> > Make an AutoText entry as follows: In the body of any document, type the
> > brackets and the letter Q as regular text. Between the Q and the closing
> > bracket, insert a Sequence field, which supplies the number. Now select the
> > whole thing and press Alt+F3 and assign a name to the AutoText entry that
> > you wouldn't ordinarily use as a word, such as "qtag".
> >
> > Each time you type that name in text, you'll see a yellow tooltip that says
> > "Press Enter to insert". Actually, you can press Enter, Tab, or F3, as any
> > of them will insert the AutoText entry.
> >
> > If you insert new entries between existing ones, those that follow it don't
> > update automatically. You'll have to press Ctrl+A to select the whole
> > document and then press F9 to update the fields. (Alternatively, switch to
> > Print Preview and back.)
> >
> > ------------------------------------------
> >
> >
> >
> > HTH,
> >
> >
> > Pop`
> >
> >
> >
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Suzanne S. Barnhill
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 8:41 pm    Post subject: Re: WORD template - sequential numbering
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You might want to see http://www.gmayor.com/Numbered_labels.htm

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"dgk" wrote in message

> I tried the Autotext and it worked except it prints the (Q#). How do I
> aleviate the brackets and Q. Also do I have to do this 100 times for 100
> tickets?
>
> "dgk" wrote:
>
> > Thank you I will give that a try Smile
> >
> > "Pop`" wrote:
> >
> > > dgk wrote:
> > > > I am trying to figure out how to use this template:
> > > > http://office.microsoft.com/en-ca/templates/TC012265191033.aspx. How
> > > > do I make 100 tickets and have the numbers automatically update?
> > >
> > > Huh! Good question! I expected to see a macro in the template, or at
least
> > > some way to keep the numbering going for successive pages. It looks
to me
> > > like someone "forgot" something. There's a Black & White version of
another
> > > one too, with the same problem.
> > >
> > > I've lost the source for where I got this, but here's a short blurb on
> > > creating sequential numbers if it helps any.
> > > -------------------
> > > Make an AutoText entry as follows: In the body of any document, type
the
> > > brackets and the letter Q as regular text. Between the Q and the
closing
> > > bracket, insert a Sequence field, which supplies the number. Now
select the
> > > whole thing and press Alt+F3 and assign a name to the AutoText entry
that
> > > you wouldn't ordinarily use as a word, such as "qtag".
> > >
> > > Each time you type that name in text, you'll see a yellow tooltip that
says
> > > "Press Enter to insert". Actually, you can press Enter, Tab, or F3, as
any
> > > of them will insert the AutoText entry.
> > >
> > > If you insert new entries between existing ones, those that follow it
don't
> > > update automatically. You'll have to press Ctrl+A to select the whole
> > > document and then press F9 to update the fields. (Alternatively,
switch to
> > > Print Preview and back.)
> > >
> > > ------------------------------------------
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > HTH,
> > >
> > >
> > > Pop`
> > >
> > >
> > >
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Doug Robbins - Word MVP
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 1:42 am    Post subject: Re: WORD template - sequential numbering
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See the article "Sequentially numbering multiple copies of single document
using a macro" at:

http://www.word.mvps.org/FAQs/MacrosVBA/NumberCopiesOf1Doc.htm

or

See the article "Sequentially numbering multiple copies of single document
using a mailmerge" at:

http://www.word.mvps.org/FAQs/MailMerge/NumberCopiesOfDocMMerge.htm

or

See the article "Creating sequentially numbered documents (such as
invoices)" at:

http://www.word.mvps.org/FAQs/MacrosVBA/NumberDocs.htm




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Hope this helps.

Please reply to the newsgroup unless you wish to avail yourself of my
services on a paid consulting basis.

Doug Robbins - Word MVP

"dgk" wrote in message

>I tried the Autotext and it worked except it prints the (Q#). How do I
> aleviate the brackets and Q. Also do I have to do this 100 times for 100
> tickets?
>
> "dgk" wrote:
>
>> Thank you I will give that a try Smile
>>
>> "Pop`" wrote:
>>
>> > dgk wrote:
>> > > I am trying to figure out how to use this template:
>> > > http://office.microsoft.com/en-ca/templates/TC012265191033.aspx. How
>> > > do I make 100 tickets and have the numbers automatically update?
>> >
>> > Huh! Good question! I expected to see a macro in the template, or at
>> > least
>> > some way to keep the numbering going for successive pages. It looks to
>> > me
>> > like someone "forgot" something. There's a Black & White version of
>> > another
>> > one too, with the same problem.
>> >
>> > I've lost the source for where I got this, but here's a short blurb on
>> > creating sequential numbers if it helps any.
>> > -------------------
>> > Make an AutoText entry as follows: In the body of any document, type
>> > the
>> > brackets and the letter Q as regular text. Between the Q and the
>> > closing
>> > bracket, insert a Sequence field, which supplies the number. Now select
>> > the
>> > whole thing and press Alt+F3 and assign a name to the AutoText entry
>> > that
>> > you wouldn't ordinarily use as a word, such as "qtag".
>> >
>> > Each time you type that name in text, you'll see a yellow tooltip that
>> > says
>> > "Press Enter to insert". Actually, you can press Enter, Tab, or F3, as
>> > any
>> > of them will insert the AutoText entry.
>> >
>> > If you insert new entries between existing ones, those that follow it
>> > don't
>> > update automatically. You'll have to press Ctrl+A to select the whole
>> > document and then press F9 to update the fields. (Alternatively, switch
>> > to
>> > Print Preview and back.)
>> >
>> > ------------------------------------------
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > HTH,
>> >
>> >
>> > Pop`
>> >
>> >
>> >
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dgk
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 1:42 am    Post subject: Re: WORD template - sequential numbering
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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2009 6:50 pm    Post subject: Re: WORD template - sequential numbering
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Suzanne S. Barnhill
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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2009 10:10 pm    Post subject: Re: WORD template - sequential numbering
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