Format Bullets and Numbering

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Format Bullets and Numbering

This dialog is displayed when you click on the Bulleted or Numbered List tool in Write > Paragraph and then select the Bullets and Numbering option displayed below the list styles displayed.

To apply a bulleted or numbered list select paragraphs in the editor, display this dialog and then select one of the list styles.

Although selecting numbered and bulleted lists is very simple using them properly in Help+Manual requires a little more information. Please see Numbered and bulleted lists for details.

The Format Bullets & Numbering dialogs:

DLG_Lists_Bullets
DLG_Lists_Numbering

Restart numbering / Start at:

Select to restart the numbering of the current item or list with a different number. You can also use this to reset the numbering of a list to begin at 1.

Customize:

Select to modify the currently selected bullet or numbering style.

Reset:

Select to reset the current bullet or numbering style to its default settings.

The Customize dialog (Bullets):

Displayed by selecting Customize in the Bulleted tab. Edits the properties for the bullets style selected in the main tab.

DLG_Lists_Customize_Bullets

Levels:

Number of levels in the list. This is not active for bulleted lists, which always only have one level.

Level Format:

Formatting and style for the current level. Bulleted lists always only have one level.

Number style:

Selecting anything except Bullet here switches to a numbered list.

Select Bullet:

Select a different character to use for the bullet in the bulleted list. The selected character will be displayed in the preview box on the right.

The Customize dialog (Numbered List):

Displayed by selecting Customize in the Numbered tab. Edits the properties for the numbered list style selected in the main tab.

DLG_Lists_Customize_Number

Levels:

Number of levels in the list. This is not active for ordinary lists, which always only have one level.

Level Format:

Formatting and style for the current level. Ordinary numbered lists always only have one level.

Number style:

You can choose a variety of styles for your numbered list. Experiment!

Number format:

The format of the number displayed in the list. The variable <L1> displays the list number and should not be deleted. Any other characters you enter will be added to the number. The result is displayed in the preview box on the right.

Start numbering at:

Only active for lower levels of outline numbered lists (see below).

Legal numbering style:

Activates legal numbering style for outline numbered lists, with all the list numbers at the left margin (see below).

Level reset:

When this is selected the numbering of sub-levels in outline numbered lists always re-starts with 1 or the equivalent (see below).

The Customize dialog (Outline Numbered List):

Displayed by selecting Customize in the Outline Numbered tab. Edits the properties for the outline numbered list style selected in the main tab.

DLG_Lists_Customize_Outline

Levels / Count:

Number of levels in the outline numbered list style. You can change the number of levels by adjusting the Count: value.

Level Format:

Formatting and style for the current level. Select the level to modify by clicking in the Levels box.

Number style:

You can choose a variety of styles for your numbered list. Experiment!

Number format:

The format of the number displayed in the list. The variables <L1>, <L2> etc. (for  the levels) display the list numbers and should not be deleted. Any other characters you enter will be added to the number. The result is displayed in the preview box on the right.

Start numbering at:

Resets the starting number of the current level. Only active for lower levels of outline numbered lists.

Legal numbering style:

Activates legal numbering style for outline numbered lists, with all the list numbers at the left margin. This setting must be set separately for each level of an outline numbered list!

Numbering_Legal

Level reset:

When this is selected the numbering of sub-levels in outline numbered lists always re-starts with 1 or the equivalent. Otherwise the numbering continues from one sub-level to the next. Must be selected separately for each level of the outline numbered list.

Numbering_Reset

See also:

Text Formatting and Styles

Numbered and bulleted lists