\<bookmark_value\>numbering;options\</bookmark_value\>\<bookmark_value\>bullet lists; formatting options\</bookmark_value\>\<bookmark_value\>font sizes;bullets\</bookmark_value\>


Sets the formatting options for numbered or bulleted lists. If you want, you can apply formatting to individual levels in the list hierarchy.

To access this command...

Choose \<emph\>Format - Bullets and Numbering\</emph\>. Open \<emph\>Options\</emph\> tab page


Select the level(s) that you want to modify, and then specify the formatting that you want to use.


Select the level(s) that you want to define the formatting options for. The selected level is highlighted in the preview.


Select a numbering style for the selected levels.



1, 2, 3, ...

Arabic numerals

A, B, C, ...

Capital letters

a, b, c, ...

Lowercase letters

I, II, III, ...

Roman numerals (uppercase)

i, ii, iii, ...

Roman numerals (lowercase)

A,... AA,... AAA,...

Alphabetical numbering with uppercase letters

a,... aa,... aaa,...

Alphabetical numbering with lowercase letters


Adds a bullet to the beginning of a line. Select this option, and then click the \<emph\>Character\</emph\> button to choose a bullet style.


Displays an image for the bullet. Select this options, and then click \<emph\>Select\</emph\> to locate the image file that you want to use.

Linked graphics

Links the image to the current file. To embed the image in the current file, clear this checkbox.


Does not apply a numbering style.

The availability of the following fields depends on the style that you select in the \<emph\>Numbering \</emph\>box.


Enter a character or the text to display in front of the number in the list.


Enter a character or the text to display behind the number in the list. If you want to create a numbered list that uses the style "1.)", enter ".)" in this box.

Start at

Enter a new starting number for the current level.


Opens the Special Characters dialog, where you can select a bullet symbol.

Options for graphics:


Select the graphic, or locate the graphic file that you want to use as a bullet.


Enter a width for the graphic.


Enter a height for the graphic.

Keep ratio

Maintains the size proportions of the graphic.


Select the alignment option for the graphic.