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Mail Merge problem with numbered lists

Aspose Team,

I am using Aspose.Words version Attached is a zip file containing the following:

1. DLV03tpl.doc (Original Document)

2. DLV03tpl_1_Merged.doc (Original Document with merged data)

3. DLV03tpl_1_Merged.pdf (Merged document converted to PDF)

The problem....

When I take the original document and merge with a single record. It produces a two page document. The second page contains a Numbered List (about mid way down the page). If I merge more than 1 record, for all the subsequent records after the first, their second page's Numbered List continues the number instead of restarting at 1.

For Example:

1st record: 2nd Page: Numbered List {1, 2, 3, 4}

2nd record: 2nd Page: Number List {5, 6, 7, 8} - Should be {1, 2, 3, 4}

3rd record: 2nd Page: Number List {9, 10, 11, 12} - Should be {1, 2, 3, 4}



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Thanks for your request. This is the known issue #6385 in our defect database.

As a workaround, you can try to restart lists in each section. For example see the following code;

//Create dummy datasource

DataTable table = new DataTable();





table.Rows.Add(new object[] { "test", "test", "test", "test" });

table.Rows.Add(new object[] { "test", "test", "test", "test" });

table.Rows.Add(new object[] { "test", "test", "test", "test" });

//Open template

Document doc = new Document(@"Test228\in.doc");


//loop through all section in the docuemnt

foreach (Section sect in doc.Sections)


List tmpList = null;

List newList = null;

//Get collection of paragraps in the section

NodeCollection paragraphs = sect.GetChildNodes(NodeType.Paragraph, true);

//loop through all paragraphs

foreach (Paragraph par in paragraphs)


if (par.IsListItem)


if (!par.ListFormat.List.Equals(tmpList))


//Create new list

newList = doc.Lists.AddCopy(par.ListFormat.List);

//Store list in temporary variable

tmpList = par.ListFormat.List;


//Restart list.

par.ListFormat.List = newList;





Best regards.

The issues you have found earlier (filed as WORDSNET-1860) have been fixed in this Aspose.Words for .NET 19.12 update and this Aspose.Words for Java 19.12 update.