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Re: Automatic Numbering

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  • Subject: [mg26522] Re: Automatic Numbering
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <KevinMcCann at>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2001 04:08:42 -0500 (EST)
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The wise words of Dustin on 1 Jan 2001 02:39:19 -0500:

> I was thinking of writing my thesis in Mathematica(3.0 but I'm probably
> going to get 4.0 soon) .
> It has more than enough word processing and formatting options to do
> this but I can't figure out how to get the automatic numbering object to
> work(the most I've managed is getting a zero to appear next to one
> equation).
> What I need is to have a little number on the right side of  the page
> next to each of the equations. This is impractical to do by hand since
> my thesis already has over 100 equtions and whenever I edit it I end up
> adding or deleting a few which means they have to be re-numbered(right
> now I am copying the equations in postscript format into a regular word
> processor).
> It would also be nice if it could automatically adjust any references to
> the equations when their numbers are changed.
> I know that LaTex can do all of this and more but then I'd have to spend
> time to learn it and have to re-write all my equations. It is also
> inconvenient to do the math in one program and the writing in another.
> Can anyone help me?
> Dustin
> dsoodak at

Change your style sheet:

Format -> Style Sheet -> ArticleClassic

There is a numbered equation cell style there. You may wish to edit the 
style sheet (or create your own as I did) so that the equations are 
centered. Most of mine are except for multiline equations.


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