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Ordered and un-ordered lists are a very common way of presenting information. To add a list to an article.
Numbered and un-numbered lists are a very common way of presenting information. To add a list to an article.
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#Open the article for editing either by:
 
#Open the article for editing either by:
 
#* Opening the Article Manager, selecting the article and clicking the Edit toolbar button or,
 
#* Opening the Article Manager, selecting the article and clicking the Edit toolbar button or,
 
#* Clicking the Add New Article button in the Control Panel.
 
#* Clicking the Add New Article button in the Control Panel.
#Locate the position in the article where you want to insert a list with the cursor.
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#With the cursor locate the position in the article where you want to insert a list.
#Choose either the Numbered or Unnumbered list button on the editor toolbar.
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#Choose either the ''Ordered list'' or ''Unordered list'' editor toolbar button.
#*The default numbered list starts with 1. and the unnumbered list starts with a bullet point.
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#*The default ordered list begins with the numeral ''1.'' and the unordered list starts with a bullet point.
 
#Type enter to create a new line and number/bullet.
 
#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.
 
#*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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#*The numbering will restart in a ordered list if you create a new list later in your article.
#*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.

Revision as of 13:20, 21 June 2008

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:
    • Opening the Article Manager, selecting the article and clicking the Edit toolbar button or,
    • Clicking the Add New Article button in the Control Panel.
  2. With the cursor locate 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. 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.
    • The numbering will restart in a ordered list if you create a new list later in your article.
    • 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.