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Updating quickfinder indexes

☼ To set up headings to the left of the page's body text (such as found in many non-fiction books and manuals, and simulated on this website page), you can use Word Perfect's columns feature.

[This file is also included with an automated letterhead template in the Library, here.]Note that certain other things that can be considered methods to automate your writing (e.g., custom styles, boilerplate) or tasks (e.g., shortcut keys, toolbars) are not covered in that PDF document." Many users often mistakenly believe a template is any file they use over and over.This can lead to confusion -- especially when seeking help from advanced users, who know it is a separate file on disk.You should then be able to create your own by recoding a macro (Tools, Macro, Record) to insert symbols (Ctrl w) or other characters.Here are just a few things you can do with headings: ☼ "Stepped" style headings: Copy the styles (screen shot) directly from the documents in (which demonstrate these styles) into your default template, or use the manual procedure explained in the documents to create your own versions.It should pop up a small dialog to let you choose an ender.

(You can also assign the macro to a keyboard shortcut, toolbar, or menu: See here.) After you insert some enders, look in Reveal Codes and you will see how the macro has entered them.

[Thanks to Roy "lemoto" Lewis for this tip.] [ (un-ticked) Tools, Settings, Files, "Use enhanced file dialogs".

Otherwise, using enhanced file dialogs will merely display the file, not convert it.

- Three easy ways to play macros, load programs, type (insert) keystrokes, or use built-in Word Perfect features by customizing toolbars, property bars, keyboards, and menus.

[More...] [See also Section 4 below]: Creating text styles to instantly apply custom formatting - Saving custom styles to your default (or other) template - Retrieving custom (user) styles from another document or template - How to remove the new style from the default template.

(This brings up the Line Numbering dialog.) • Enable (tick) the checkbox "Turn line numbering on". • Set the distance (in the adjacent measurement field), as desired.