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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Creating a Bulleted or Numbered List

An excellent way to clearly provide information is to present it in a numbered or bulleted list. Not only does Word add numbers or bullets to your list, with consistent spacing between the number or bullet and the text, but it keeps track of your list so that if you move an item within a numbered list, Word will renumber the list to keep the items in the correct order. You can also have the numbering skip paragraphs and can even split lists by restarting a series at 1.

Create a List

  1. Start typing the first line of your list. Make sure you’re using the paragraph style you want for the list.

  2. On the Home tab, click ...

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