2.3. Numbered, Bulleted, and Indented Lists

HTML enables you to create numbered or ordered lists (OL), bulleted or unordered lists (UL), and definition lists (DL) with left-indented sections but without a number or bullet. Lists can be nested and can appear inside table cells. The older MENU and DIR lists are still supported by browsers, but because these lists have been superseded by newer constructs, we do not discuss them here.

Numbered Lists

HTML Element: <OL ...> ... </OL>
Attributes: TYPE, START, COMPACT

The OL element creates numbered (ordered) lists. The LI (list item) element specifies individual entries within a list and can contain most other block-level elements (including tables and other lists) except for heading (H1 through

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