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How to create a numbering AA, AB, AC... instead of AA, BB, CC... in Word

Unfortunately, Word doesn’t propose the option to change the pre-defined numeration AA, BB, CC... to the AA, AB, AC... as it required for different cases. This tip proposes step by step guide how to create the necessary numeration AA, AB, AC, etc.:

How to create captions for equations

When you add formulas to your document, it may need to add captions - auto numbered on the same line as equation right justified. It is easy to add captions for equation:

Tabulation or next level in the numbered list

By default, when you create a numbered or bulleted list in Word, you can press Tab and Shift+Tab to increase or decrease the numbering level:

How to turn off automatic creation of bulleted and numbered lists

When you type numbers or some special symbols (see examples below) in your document, Word automatically creates numbered or bulleted lists. Sometimes you spend a lot of time to remove automatic changes in your document. However, you can easily stop creation of bulleted or numbered lists in your document.

How to make lists in arabic to show from right to left

In some cases it is needed to create a multilevel list with different features, for example to show numbers from right to left.

Creating a multilevel list

Multilevel lists can contain numbered and bulleted lists. This is a very useful feature, because if you add a paragraph in the middle of a numbered list or rearrange the order of the paragraphs in a list, Word automatically renumbers the paragraphs so that they retain their sequence.

Create lists with AutoFormat or turn it off

You can create standard numbered and bulleted lists by typing in a way that triggers the AutoFormat feature to apply list formatting.

How to create a list with restarting and continuing numbering

You can tell Word whether to restart or continue numbering.

Creating numbered lists

Numbered lists are created in a manner similar to bulleted lists, except that instead of bullets Word places sequential numbers. This is a very useful feature, because if you add a paragraph in the middle of a numbered list or rearrange the order of the paragraphs in a list, Word automatically renumbers the paragraphs so that they retain their sequence.