Continued numbered list is resetted by MailMerge

Hi folks,
we found an issue within mailmerge: in the template a numbered list ist separated by two continuing section-changes. When this document is processed by mailmerge the continued part is resetted and starts again at 1. (12.9 KB)
I wrote a simple junit which produces the incorrect output file
Used Aspose version is: 19.11

@ns1045 You should specify MailMerge.RestartListsAtEachSection to get the desired result. For example see the following code:

Document doc = new Document("C:\\Temp\\in.docx");
doc.getMailMerge().execute(new String[]{"Field_1"}, new Object[]{"Value1"});"C:\\Temp\\out.docx", SaveFormat.DOCX);

Hi Alexey,

thanks for the reply. As I know the restartList is a property on the single list-item so when I add code as you suggest no list can be restartet anymore?
In which Aspose.words for Java version was the method setRestartListsAtEachSection added? It is missing in 19.11.


@ns1045 The property has been introduced in 21.5 version of Aspose.Words:

When you restart numbering in MS Word, it simply creates a new list, so the property will not affect the restarted lists in your document.

Thanks a lot!
Cheers, ns1045

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