Microsoft Word 2007

Automatic Bulleted and Numbered Lists

Summary: Word 2007 can create bulleted and numbered lists automatically as you type.

Microsoft Word 2007, similar to previous versions, is configured to automatically create bulleted and numbered lists as you type. This way you can create lists without having to navigate the Ribbon.

Watch the movie then follow the quick instructions below.


Word 2007 converting an asterisk to a bulleted list.

To create a bulleted list, simply prefix a line of text with an asterisk *and a space, and Word 2007 will convert your text to bullets. For example:

* This will get converted to a bullet

To create a numbered list, simply prefix a line of text with "1) " or "1. " and Word 2007 will convert your text to a list. For example:

1. This will get converted to a numbered list

To create an outlined list, simply prefix a line of text with "A) ", "A. ", "i) ", "i. ", "I) ", or "I. " (for example) and Word 2007 will convert your text to a list. For example:

A. This will get converted to an outlined list.

Following lines of text will continue to get converted to list form until you press the Enter key twice. And if you want to add a blank line between list items, press Shift + Enter.

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Last Modified on: July 22, 2008, at 9:20 A.M. EDT

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