You can remove the numbering from a paragraph in a numbered list or change the number that a numbered list starts with.
If you want numbered headings, use themenu command to assign a numbering to a paragraph style. Do not use the Numbering icon on the Formatting toolbar.
Click in front of the first character of the paragraph that you want to remove the numbering from.
Do one of the following:
To remove the number while preserving the indent of the paragraph, press the Backspace key.
To remove the number and the indent of the paragraph, click the Numbering on/off icon on the Formatting Bar. If you save the document in HTML format, a separate numbered list is created for the numbered paragraphs that follow the current paragraph.
Click anywhere in the numbered list.
Choose, and then click the tab.
Enter the number you want the list to start with in thebox.