Numbered Pilcrows for long text

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Numbered Pilcrows for long text

Post by WhosieWho » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:34 am

Does such a thing exist in msword?

It would be a pilcrow symbol with a subscript number, for example.
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Re: Numbered Pilcrows for long text

Post by egjeg » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:01 am

Word supports unicode, and there is a code point for the pilcrow symbol. You can copy this one. ¶
Word also supports formatting text as subscript. Instructions: https://support.office.com/en-us/articl ... a80e05fd10

Combine these and you have your numbered pilcrow s
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Post by WhosieWho » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:44 am

egjeg wrote:Combine these and you have your numbered pilcrows

Yebbut. Not manually.

Starting w/ a text of ~500 paragraphs, to number sequentially ALL paragraphs
1) Insert Pilcrow
2) Subscript Number pilcrows sequentially, automatically.
3) Copy& Paste Special, 'freezing' coded pilcrow-number

4) Additionally, sequential Line Numbers (1.,2.,3., etc.) for each pilcrowed paragraph (not entire doc.)

Or some process to accomplish the same goal.
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Re: Numbered Pilcrows for long text

Post by egjeg » Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:32 pm

I think a custom number list format can almost get you there, except that the numbers will be normal sized instead of subscript.

If you want something more professional and academic looking, use LaTeX. It can do anything.
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