autonumbering

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

auto- +‎ numbering

NounEdit

autonumbering (uncountable)

  1. (computing) Automatic numbering.
    • 2001, Lisa Jahred, FrameMaker 6: Beyond the Basics (page 40)
      Luckily for us, that's where FrameMaker's autonumbering feature comes in. In documents, autonumbering does just what its name implies: It automatically numbers your paragraphs so you don't have to.