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Numbered Section Headings

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Page Layouts, Columns and Sections

My company is going to Confluence and the customer has specific formatting for all documentation. How do Tech writers insert/use numbered headings (e.g., 1.0 SECTION TITLE, 1.1 Subsection Title, 1.1.1, Sub-subsection title) in Confluence?

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Natively, you don't - numbered headings aren't particularly pretty or useful on web-based docs, so Confluence doesn't have them built in. 

They do work better on paper and a lot of people print, so you can probably guess that there's an add-on for them.  There may be others, but the one I've used most is

Some of the export add-ons also allow you to add them (Scroll export is the one I've used, and that's ideal - numbered headings when printing them, none when just viewing)

So Nic... I know this is an old post and I agree with your sentiment: numbered headings aren't pretty or useful on web-based docs but they do work better on paper/print.

I'm using the Content Exporter add-in for Confluence and it generates a PDF with a TOC with section numbers preceding the heading even though the headings do not have numbers.  Is there a way to get the section numbers to appear in the PDF preceding the section headings (like they appear in the TOC)?



Auto Numbered Headings  can be used for applying and removing heading numbers in just a single click of button for whole space. It works well for web pages as well as exported content. It also provides a macro in case numbering needs to be applied on only selective pages.

the link is not working for me..can you please help me with a working link

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