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Ordered and unordered lists are common ways of presenting information. To add a list to an article:
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# Open the Article for editing either by:
Numbered and un-numbered lists are a very common way of presenting information. To add a list to an article.
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#* Click the '''Content > Article Manager''' menu item to go to the ''Article Manager'', select the Article and click the ''Edit'' toolbar button.
#Open the article for editing either by:
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#* Clicking the ''Add New Article'' button in the Control Panel.
#* Opening the Article Manager, selecting the article and clicking the Edit toolbar button or,
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#* If logged in to the Front-end, you have appropriate permissions and are viewing the Article you wish to edit: Click the ''Edit'' toolbar button.
#* Clicking the Add New Article button in the Control Panel.
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# Place the cursor at the position in the article where you want to insert a list.
#Locate the position in the article where you want to insert a list with the cursor.
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# Choose either the ''Ordered list'' or ''Unordered list'' editor toolbar button.
#Choose either the Numbered or Unnumbered list button on the editor toolbar.
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#* The default ordered list begins with the numeral ''1.'' and the unordered list starts with a bullet point.
#*The default numbered list starts with 1. and the unnumbered list starts with a bullet point.
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# Enter the text for each line of the list.
#Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
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# Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
#Type enter twice to finish the list or start a new line and click the Numbered List or Unnumbered List button.
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# Type enter twice to finish the list or start a new line and click the ''Ordered List'' or ''Unordered List'' editor toolbar button.
  
 
Note the following:
 
Note the following:
#*Change the list type part way through by clicking the alternate button.
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*Change the list type part way through by clicking the alternate button.
#*The numbering will restart in a numbered list if you create a new list later in your article.
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*If you create a new ordered list later in your article, the numbering will restart from 1.  
#*Use the indent controls to create child lists. You may change the type of this indented list by clicking the alternat button.
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*Use the ''Indent'' and ''Outdent'' editor toolbar buttons to create child lists. You may change the type of the child list by clicking the alternate button.

Latest revision as of 16:35, 28 August 2013

Ordered and unordered lists are common ways of presenting information. To add a list to an article:

  1. Open the Article for editing either by:
    • Click the Content > Article Manager menu item to go to the Article Manager, select the Article and click the Edit toolbar button.
    • Clicking the Add New Article button in the Control Panel.
    • If logged in to the Front-end, you have appropriate permissions and are viewing the Article you wish to edit: Click the Edit toolbar button.
  2. Place the cursor at the position in the article where you want to insert a list.
  3. Choose either the Ordered list or Unordered list editor toolbar button.
    • The default ordered list begins with the numeral 1. and the unordered list starts with a bullet point.
  4. Enter the text for each line of the list.
  5. Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
  6. Type enter twice to finish the list or start a new line and click the Ordered List or Unordered List editor toolbar button.

Note the following:

  • Change the list type part way through by clicking the alternate button.
  • If you create a new ordered list later in your article, the numbering will restart from 1.
  • Use the Indent and Outdent editor toolbar buttons to create child lists. You may change the type of the child list by clicking the alternate button.