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Subject: Prefix/suffix with bullets - and constant strings in lists
The ODF specification, in "14.10.3 Bullet Level Style", says: The attributes style:num-format-prefix and style:num-format-suffix specified in section 12.2 can be used to add characters before or behind the bullet character. First problem: the attribute names are wrong, this references style:num-prefix and style:num-suffix in the schema. Second problem: this allows people to use a prefix and a suffix for a bullet... is this really intentional? OOo doesn't seem to support it so it's surprising to see this in the specification. The somewhat related feature is: how to have a constant string used as a prefix before a paragraph, as in Answer: Yes where "Answer:" is like a bullet or numbering: non-modifiable, and coming from the numbering style. There are strange ways of doing it, like a custom bullet set to ":", and a prefix of "Answer", assuming the applications supported prefixes before bullets like the specification says, but this is still a strange way of doing it. Instead it would probably be better to have real support for this. MSWord supports it via the number format string; when that string doesn't contain the number, the number style switches to (none). I know that Florian was/is working on supporting all numbering formats from MSWord, does that include such "fixed strings without numbering"? -- David Faure, email@example.com, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE, Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).