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Ordered and un-ordered lists are a very common way of presenting information. To add a list to an article.
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Ordered and unordered lists are common ways of presenting information. To add a list to an article:
#Open the article for editing either by:
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# Open the Article for editing either by:
#* Opening the Article Manager, selecting the article and clicking the Edit toolbar button or,
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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.
#* Clicking the Add New Article button in the Control Panel.
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#* Clicking the ''Add New Article'' button in the Control Panel.
#With the cursor locate the position in the article where you want to insert a list.
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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.
#Choose either the ''Ordered list'' or ''Unordered list'' editor toolbar button.
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# Place the cursor at the position in the article where you want to insert a list.
#*The default ordered list begins with the numeral ''1.'' and the unordered list starts with a bullet point.
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# Choose either the ''Ordered list'' or ''Unordered list'' editor toolbar button.
#Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
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#* The default ordered list begins with the numeral ''1.'' and the unordered list starts with a bullet point.
#Type enter twice to finish the list or start a new line and click the ''Ordered List'' or ''Unordered List'' editor toolbar button.
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# Enter the text for each line of the list.
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# Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
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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.
 
*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.  
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*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.
 
*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.