1.Locate the numbering tools in the paragraph section. Choose the numbering style you want by clicking on it.
2.Locate the Numbering icons on the Home tab and click on the numbering format you need. That’s all.
3.While working on the document, the numbers will automatically update when you click the Enter button.
4.From the file menu, click on the Options button. Doing so will open a Word options dialogue box.
5.Then, locate the Apply as you type section and check the Automatic bulleted list and Automatic numbered list checkboxes.
6.Then, locate the Apply as you type section and uncheck the Automatic bulleted list, and Automatic numbered list checkboxes.
7.To change the numbering style, click on the drop-down of the numbering format and select the design you want.
8.On the dialogue box, click on the Proofing button. Then, select the Autocorrect Options button. This will open Autocorrect dialogue box.
9.Locate the Word icon on your pc and double-click on it to open the application. On the opened document, locate the File tab on the toolbar, and click on it.
10.Locate the Word icon on your pc; double-click on it to open the application. On the opened document, locate the File tab on the toolbar, and click on it.
11.Open the word document you want to apply the automatic numbering. To create a new document, click the File button on the toolbar. Then, locate the New button. You can also use the keyboard shortcuts to open a new document. That is, CTRL + N.
12.You need to add more space between paragraphs. You probably want a little space between each paragraph, which, unfortunately, is not the default. To fix this, select all your numbered paragraphs, right-click, and choose Paragraph. In the Paragraph dialog box, set a bit of space after each paragraph. Be sure to uncheck the “Don’t add space between paragraphs of the same style” box to ensure that spacing is honored. Once you click OK, your numbered paragraphs should be correctly spaced.
13.The numbers themselves somehow get out of sequence. When this happens, right-click and choose either Continue Numbering (if you want to connect your current paragraph to the previous list to continue that sequence) or Set Numbering Value (if you need to deliberately start at a specific number). This trick also comes in handy if you need to insert an unnumbered paragraph in the middle and then pick the number sequence back up in a subsequent paragraph.