[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 128282] restart manually numbering of numbered lists

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[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 128282] restart manually numbering of numbered lists

https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=128282

--- Comment #11 from Dieter Praas <[hidden email]> ---
(In reply to Heiko Tietze from comment #10)
> Mind the different actions. One list is styled as "List 1" (actually it has
> no style, check the (f)odt) the other has the newly introduced list style
> "Numbering 123" (taken into the saved file). Admittedly, it's far from being
> clear to the user.

I agree, that it is unclear to the user.

> Take also care whether you add the last break to the list. IIRC, it is the
> reason why things are continued or not. There are smarter people than me
> knowing all about the background.

So the rule seems to be:
- If there is the same numbering style before, LO continues numbering using
Context menu => Bullet and Numbering => Number List
- If a new numbering style is introduced (like Numbering 123), the numbering
continues using Context menu => Bullet and Numbering => Number List
This is indepent from adding the last break to the list or not.
Toggle Numbered List Button always continues the last list.

So not a bug, but perhaps the need for at least a little improvement to make
numbering more user friendly. I suppose an easy way could be to add "Restart
Numbering" to paragraph context menu.

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