Annoying OO 'Feature': AutoNumbering

R. G. Newbury newbury at
Wed Nov 21 17:30:45 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 06:52 -0500, R. G. Newbury wrote:
> > OpenOffice writer has an annoying 'feature': autonumbering. Whenever
> > you commence a line with a number, it automatically commences an 
> > autonumber mode. Does anyone know how to turn this annoyance OFF 

Look through the menus...

(Tools, auto-format, wait for the pop-up window, then options, and
untick apply numbering.)

There's a few things I turn off in there when first configuring my

Are we using the same program???
My 'Help->About' gives OpenOffice 2.3.0. This is the writer.

There is NO 'Tools->Autoformat menu item.
There is an Autoformat item under the Table heading, but it is greyed 
out (unles I'm in a table, of course).

And there is one under 'Format' but it does not have a pop-up,


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