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Ordered and un-ordered lists are a very common way of presenting information. To add a list to an article.
 
Ordered and un-ordered lists are a very common way 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.
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#Locate the position in the article where you want to insert a list with the cursor.
 
#Choose either the ''Ordered list'' or ''Unordered list'' editor toolbar button.
 
#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.
 
#*The default ordered list begins with the numeral ''1.'' and the unordered list starts with a bullet point.

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Ordered and un-ordered lists are a very common way 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. Locate the position in the article where you want to insert a list with the cursor.
  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. Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
  5. 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.