Word 2007: Working with Numbered Elements

By Helen Bradley | Posted May 15, 2009
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Creating tickets and other sequentially numbered elements in Microsoft Word 2007 documents isn't an intuitive process. However, there is a built-in tool in Word that you can use to simplify the process. Using this, you can create documents with sequentially numbered elements such as a design that gives you tickets and ticket stubs with matching numbers.

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To see how this might be done, create a new Word 2007 document and choose Insert > Table and create a two-column, five-row table. Size the table cells so that the entire table fits the sheet of paper. To do this, drag the bottom border of the table downward so it sits just above the bottom margin of the page. Click inside the table and choose Table Tools > Layout and from the Cell Size group select Distribute Rows.

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