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What program can I use to automatically shift all other numbers when I change/add a number when writing a patent application?

I have a patent application with numbered references. What program can I use to automatically shift all other numbers if I need to change/add a number? E.g.: FIG. 1 shows an example of a system for ...
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Why are USPTO patent applications numbered XX/XXX,XXX?

USPTO patent applications are numbered XX/XXX,XXX. Why the slash? I.e., why not XX,XXX,XXX? Is it to distinguish from USPTO patent numbers, or is there some other reason?
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multiple figures of the same device - should parts be described again?

When having multiple figures of the same device from different point of view (from left side, front side etc.), should we use the same numbers for the same parts, or number them again? And should we ...
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What is the relationship between a "patent number" and application and publication numbers?

I am confused by terminology, I feel. Google "how to cite a patent", and every piece of instruction will refer to "the patent number". Google Patent, however, does not show a patent number, having ...
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How to number the parts in the drawings?

How to number the parts in the drawings? is there any tools available for the same for maintaining uniformity?
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